Tag Archive for: "hacking"
Cyber wrap

Last week, the US Senate approved the CISA or Cyber Security Information Sharing Act. Among the bill’s main provisions is a proposal to expand liability protections to companies that voluntarily share threat information with the …

Cyber wrap

Last week, attendees at the Australian Information Security Association conference were given a preview of the Australian cyber security strategy by PM&C official Lynwen Connick. Connick noted the importance of cybersecurity to future prosperity and …

Cyber wrap

Researchers in Singapore have demonstrated how hackers can use a smartphone mounted on a drone to steal data intended for wireless printers. The technology detects an insecure printer and intercepts documents by establishing a fake …

Islamic State: hacking, rhetoric and responses

A fortnight ago, a group purporting to be the Islamic State Hacking Division released the names, email addresses, passwords and telephone numbers of almost 1,500 individuals, the majority of whom are reportedly US Defence personnel. …

Cyber wrap

Tony Abbott’s Telecommunications Sector Security Reforms continues to cause angst with major telco and tech firms. The proposed amendments to legislation including the Telecommunications Act and Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act would force telcos to …