Security

Apple makes 2FA mandatory for app store developer bosses

Apple makes 2FA mandatory for app store developer bosses

Better late than never, and you’ve got a week to make this happen.
Simon Sharwood Feb 21 2019, 11:10AM Security
Aussie students to be taught cyber security skills

Aussie students to be taught cyber security skills

Schools Cyber Security Challenge aims to bridge the gap in awareness and skills.
Brendon Foye Feb 19 2019, 3:25PM Security
Cyber safety vendor expands reseller deal with Woolies

Cyber safety vendor expands reseller deal with Woolies

Family Zone adds subscription services to mobile plans.
Nico Arboleda Feb 18 2019, 5:13PM Security
Australia's biggest political parties compromised in IT breach

Australia's biggest political parties compromised in IT breach

ScoMo confirms attacker was likely state-sponsored.
Brendon Foye Feb 18 2019, 2:56PM Security
Content Security chief executive resigns

Content Security chief executive resigns

Co-founder Louis Abdilla steps down after 19 years.
Michael Jenkin Feb 18 2019, 11:30AM Security
Tech veterans team up for cybersec consultancy

Tech veterans team up for cybersec consultancy

Peter Kazacos and Peter Coroneos form Icon Cyber.
Nico Arboleda Feb 18 2019, 11:15AM Security
Micro Focus acquires cybersecurity startup Interset

Micro Focus acquires cybersecurity startup Interset

For its machine learning and user and entity behavior analytics capabilities.
Michael Novinson Feb 18 2019, 6:07AM Security
Scammers exploit Azure blob stores, Optus accounts

Scammers exploit Azure blob stores, Optus accounts

Phishers target unsuspecting customers.
Nico Arboleda Feb 15 2019, 9:45AM Security
MacGov boss slams Huawei over criticism of Aussie think tank

MacGov boss slams Huawei over criticism of Aussie think tank

Vendor critical of ASPI in letters sent to partners including Google, Telstra.
Michael Jenkin Feb 15 2019, 7:15AM Digital
Australian channel player finds big Linux bug

Australian channel player finds big Linux bug

The Missing Link’s Shenanigans Labs spot ‘dirty sock’ Ubuntu exploit.
Simon Sharwood Feb 15 2019, 7:10AM Security
Security flaw targets Kubernetes, Docker RunC container runtime

Security flaw targets Kubernetes, Docker RunC container runtime

Can be used to go after any host system running containers.
Michael Novinson Feb 12 2019, 11:37AM Security
Parliament hacking under investigation

Parliament hacking under investigation

MPs told to reset passwords.
Staff Writer Feb 8 2019, 2:33PM Security
Huawei open to government oversight: exec

Huawei open to government oversight: exec

Wants cybersecurity to be viewed as a technical rather than ideological issue.
Foo Yun Chee Feb 8 2019, 11:03AM Security
Carbonite to acquire Webroot in US$618m deal

Carbonite to acquire Webroot in US$618m deal

Announces integrated backup-plus-security plan, which hasn't ended well in the past.
Simon Sharwood Feb 8 2019, 10:48AM Security
Dell looks to sell off cybersecurity company SecureWorks

Dell looks to sell off cybersecurity company SecureWorks

Would allow Dell to trim down US$50 billion debt.
Liana B. Baker and Pamela Barbaglia Feb 8 2019, 6:34AM Security
AMP contractor charged with stealing customer data

AMP contractor charged with stealing customer data

Confidential data from 20 customers stolen.
Reuters Staff Feb 7 2019, 4:37PM Security
FireEye thanks channel for attracting record number of customers

FireEye thanks channel for attracting record number of customers

Partners took advantage of new subscription pricing options.
Michael Novinson Feb 7 2019, 12:04PM Security
Palo Alto reportedly in talks to buy information security firm

Palo Alto reportedly in talks to buy information security firm

Israeli firm was founded by four McAfee execs.
Staff Writer Feb 5 2019, 6:51AM Finance
Barracuda acquires Avast's Managed Workplace RMM platform

Barracuda acquires Avast's Managed Workplace RMM platform

Signs multi-year reseller agreement with Avast.
Joseph F. Kovar Feb 4 2019, 10:38AM Security
Symantec's consumer sales surge, tops profit estimates

Symantec's consumer sales surge, tops profit estimates

Once-troubled vendor has its mojo back.
Angela Moon and Vibhuti Sharma Feb 1 2019, 10:58AM Security

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