Greg Masters

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10,000 Australians hit by energy bill ransomware

10,000 Australians hit by energy bill ransomware

Fake emails copied from AGL.
Greg Masters Jun 6 2016, 12:33PM Security
Security firm CTO charged after hacking demo

Security firm CTO charged after hacking demo

Online video gets him in trouble for unauthorised access.
Greg Masters May 11 2016, 8:10AM Security
Banking malware arrives in Australia

Banking malware arrives in Australia

Marcher Madness rolls on with a new, stealthier version.
Greg Masters May 1 2016, 11:49PM Security
Malvertising strikes Gumtree

Malvertising strikes Gumtree

Popular eBay subsidiary attacked.
Greg Masters Mar 29 2016, 9:39AM Security
Tables have turned: Apple can now demand iPhone hack from FBI

Tables have turned: Apple can now demand iPhone hack from FBI

Vendor may force disclosure.
Greg Masters Mar 29 2016, 9:39AM Security
New Microsoft Office feature blocks macro-based malware

New Microsoft Office feature blocks macro-based malware

Claims to help 'enterprise administrators prevent risk'.
Greg Masters Mar 24 2016, 10:25AM Security
Apple CEO Tim Cook stays firm on privacy

Apple CEO Tim Cook stays firm on privacy

Pledge to remain strong in face of FBI's legal challenge.
Greg Masters Mar 22 2016, 10:07AM Security
New Apple iOS malware explodes in China

New Apple iOS malware explodes in China

AceDeceiver exploits flaw in Apple's DRM software.
Greg Masters Mar 18 2016, 9:28AM Security
RSA event asks security execs to reveal Twitter passwords

RSA event asks security execs to reveal Twitter passwords

Irony?
Greg Masters Jan 25 2016, 7:48AM Security
Let's spam! David Bowie death exploited by cybercriminals

Let's spam! David Bowie death exploited by cybercriminals

Promptly launches social engineering campaign.
Greg Masters Jan 15 2016, 9:56AM Security
Ransomware spreads to Linux servers

Ransomware spreads to Linux servers

Demands US$999 bitcoin.
Greg Masters Nov 26 2015, 7:09AM Security
Dell PCs vulnerable to exposing user information

Dell PCs vulnerable to exposing user information

Service tag can be misused.
Greg Masters Nov 26 2015, 7:09AM Security
150,000 casino customers' credit card data hacked

150,000 casino customers' credit card data hacked

No firewall or logging in network.
Greg Masters Oct 16 2015, 4:53PM Security
Microsoft to patch 'critical' IE bugs

Microsoft to patch 'critical' IE bugs

Addresses zero-day vulnerability.
Greg Masters Sep 21 2012, 6:56AM Security
Patching

Patching

Fixes for Sun, Solaris and MySQL.
Greg Masters Apr 16 2012, 7:48AM Cloud
Duqu variant uncovered

Duqu variant uncovered

Disgused as Microsoft Class driver.
Greg Masters Mar 26 2012, 8:24AM Security
Trustwave takes over M86

Trustwave takes over M86

Bolsters research, managed offerings.
Greg Masters Mar 8 2012, 8:23AM Strategy
Microsoft to fix Internet Explorer hole

Microsoft to fix Internet Explorer hole

Patch Tuesday to include nine fixes for 21 vulnerabilities.
Greg Masters Feb 13 2012, 12:13PM Security
Anonymous shutters government, music industry sites

Anonymous shutters government, music industry sites

"Zombie army" protest.
Greg Masters Jan 23 2012, 8:11AM Security
Support for SOPA slides

Support for SOPA slides

Senators swap sides.
Greg Masters Jan 19 2012, 8:50AM Security

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