Security

Partners, customers launch Okta's new Australian home

Partners, customers launch Okta's new Australian home

[Photos] Identity management vendor unveiled North Sydney office on 13 September.
Nico Arboleda Sep 22 2017, 6:17AM Photos
The Missing Link hires first CTO out of Amaysim

The Missing Link hires first CTO out of Amaysim

Timing right for chief tech officer to come onboard.
Michael Jenkin Sep 20 2017, 8:00PM Security
Avast CCleaner spread malicious backdoor to 2 million users

Avast CCleaner spread malicious backdoor to 2 million users

Free app may have exposed millions of computers to malware payload.
Staff Writers Sep 19 2017, 6:34AM Security
Carlo Minassian returns to security with a hacker trapper

Carlo Minassian returns to security with a hacker trapper

The man who sold Earthwave to Dimension Data is rethinking how to ambush hackers from the inside.
Sholto Macpherson Sep 19 2017, 6:00AM Security
BT creates 170 cybersecurity jobs in Sydney

BT creates 170 cybersecurity jobs in Sydney

NSW government to inject $1.7 million.
Staff Writers Sep 18 2017, 6:21PM Security
Kaspersky boss accepts invitation to testify to US Congress

Kaspersky boss accepts invitation to testify to US Congress

Will address issues surrounding Russian espionage accusations.
Dustin Volz Sep 15 2017, 11:37AM Security
US government bans Kaspersky products

US government bans Kaspersky products

Trump administration hands down order.
Dustin Volz Sep 14 2017, 7:09AM Security
iOS 11 updates add features to safeguard user privacy

iOS 11 updates add features to safeguard user privacy

Will make it harder for law enforcement to access data.
Robert Abel Sep 13 2017, 3:28PM Mobility
Kaspersky considers changes to US business amid Russian influence accusations

Kaspersky considers changes to US business amid Russian influence accusations

Still planning to open new offices next year.
Dustin Volz Sep 13 2017, 10:30AM Security
Facebook fined 1.2 million euros by Spanish data watchdog

Facebook fined 1.2 million euros by Spanish data watchdog

For allegedly collecting users' personal info for advertising.
Staff Writer Sep 12 2017, 11:08AM Security
Criticism of Equifax data breach response mounts

Criticism of Equifax data breach response mounts

Consumers demand answers from credit reporting agency.
Dustin Volz and David Shepardson Sep 11 2017, 11:59AM Security
Cybersecurity provider to CBA, NAB acquired for $5 million

Cybersecurity provider to CBA, NAB acquired for $5 million

Decipher Works partners with Okta, IBM, SailPoint and Quest.
Nico Arboleda Sep 8 2017, 12:00PM Security
Credit score agency hack potentially exposes 143 million customers

Credit score agency hack potentially exposes 143 million customers

Could be the largest data breach in the US.
Staff Writer Sep 8 2017, 11:33AM Security
Alexa, Siri and Cortana vulnerable to "silent hacking"

Alexa, Siri and Cortana vulnerable to "silent hacking"

Exploit uses inaudible voice commands to take over assistants.
Dale Walker Sep 8 2017, 6:26AM Security
Lenovo settles charges for selling compromised laptops

Lenovo settles charges for selling compromised laptops

Finally coughs up after Superfish scandal.
Staff Writer Sep 6 2017, 9:47AM Hardware
Up to six million Instagram accounts leak online

Up to six million Instagram accounts leak online

Instagram warns users to be vigilant against scam calls and emails.
Staff Writer Sep 5 2017, 11:39AM Security
Leak exposes 4 million Time Warner Cable records

Leak exposes 4 million Time Warner Cable records

Unsecured on Amazon server.
Reuters Staff Sep 3 2017, 7:30PM Security
Spambot dumps 711 million data records

Spambot dumps 711 million data records

Contains email addresses, passwords and server information.
Staff Writer Sep 1 2017, 11:07AM Security
Juniper acquires analytics startup to boost security portfolio

Juniper acquires analytics startup to boost security portfolio

Reinforces cybersecurity vision, says vendor.
Mark Haranas Sep 1 2017, 11:03AM Networking
VMware puts security deep in the hypervisor

VMware puts security deep in the hypervisor

Uses VMworld to introduce long-expected VM-based security offering.
Joseph F. Kovar Aug 30 2017, 2:13AM Security

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