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Not convinced your staff need cybersecurity training? Read this

Not convinced your staff need cybersecurity training? Read this

Find out how the Emotet malware uses email to trick users and what you should do to protect your business.
Nov 1 2019, 1:48PM
Malware via fax

Malware via fax

Researchers at security vendor Check Point have demonstrated that it is possible to take control of a computer by sending a specially crafted fax to a multifunction device on the same network.
Aug 24 2018, 9:02AM
WatchGuard adds AI to block zero-day malware

WatchGuard adds AI to block zero-day malware

WatchGuard Technologies has added a layer to the defences provided by its Firebox security appliances.
Aug 13 2018, 11:04AM
Scammers target EnergyAustralia customers again

Scammers target EnergyAustralia customers again

A security provider warns of yet another malware campaign masquerading as an energy bill.
Nov 20 2017, 5:31PM
Up to 2.27 million CCleaner users infected by malware

Up to 2.27 million CCleaner users infected by malware

Compromised version of the Windows optimisation app included a second payload targeting major tech companies.
Sep 22 2017, 3:05PM
Thousands of WordPress websites with 'backdoors'

Thousands of WordPress websites with 'backdoors'

A malicious plugin allowed spam to be uploaded to up to 200,000 websites.
Sep 18 2017, 8:09AM
Fourth malicious email attack impersonating ASIC

Fourth malicious email attack impersonating ASIC

Beware “company renewal” emails – another large-scale malware campaign is hitting inboxes.
Jul 10 2017, 1:01PM
Remove malware from your PC in three steps

Remove malware from your PC in three steps

Is your computer slowing down or acting strangely? It might be malware. Here’s how to get rid of it.
May 17 2017, 5:50PM
Beware of fake 'ASIC' email carrying ransomware

Beware of fake 'ASIC' email carrying ransomware

Security provider MailGuard says it has detected "one of the largest-scale fraud inundations" in recent times.
Mar 6 2017, 1:46PM
Malware discovered in online ads on popular sites

Malware discovered in online ads on popular sites

Eset has warned that online ads are delivering images containing malware that runs without user intervention.
Dec 9 2016, 10:49AM
Malware takes over one million Google accounts: report

Malware takes over one million Google accounts: report

How to tell if your account has been infected by Gooligan, the malware variant identified by security vendor Check Point.
Dec 2 2016, 5:24PM
Urgent warning about scammers impersonating the ACCC

Urgent warning about scammers impersonating the ACCC

The regulator reports that numerous Australian businesses have received bogus emails. Here’s what you need to know to avoid becoming a victim.
Jul 20 2016, 1:49PM
Beware: fake emails are becoming more realistic

Beware: fake emails are becoming more realistic

A security vendor reports that fake emails are getting harder to spot, as cyber criminals become more effective at spreading malware and stealing passwords.
May 9 2016, 1:13PM
How to protect your email account

How to protect your email account

Keeping your email account safe and secure is absolutely essential, and these top tips will keep your correspondence under wraps
Apr 1 2016, 2:19AM
Another reason to avoid 'found' thumb drives

Another reason to avoid 'found' thumb drives

The Bad Guys have found a new way to steal your data. Over the years there have been cases where malware-laden USB thumb drives have been deliberately left in corporate car parks in the hope that employees will pick them up and plug them into their computers.
Mar 24 2016, 6:12PM
Beware of the Nemucod!

Beware of the Nemucod!

A wave of spam is delivering malware - especially ransomware - to computers.
Mar 17 2016, 2:03PM
How to keep work mobiles safe

How to keep work mobiles safe

Your mobile phone and those of your employees are probably considered essential business tools. Are you taking adequate precautions to keep safe the data they contain?
Mar 9 2016, 6:40PM
The Ransom-ware Threat: What it is and how to avoid it

The Ransom-ware Threat: What it is and how to avoid it

Criminals are locking away victims' files and charging vast sums to return them. We explain how this threat works and how to avoid it.
Oct 28 2015, 1:33PM
If your online store runs on Magento, you need to know this

If your online store runs on Magento, you need to know this

Security researchers have discovered a widespread attack on Magento stores. Magento is one of the more popular platforms for building online stores, so it should not be surprising that it attracts attention from criminal elements.
Oct 22 2015, 2:37PM
Beware of old-school malware techniques

Beware of old-school malware techniques

Malicious Word documents are making a comeback.
Oct 2 2015, 10:56AM

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