Researchers Data61, the digital specialist arm of CSIRO, have developed a new technique to protect consumers from voice spoofing attacks.  Voice assistants provide consumers with great conveniences like playing music, controlling our smart homes, to shopping online, make phone calls and sending messages. Unfortunately, those conveniences, often come with a risk. Fraudsters...
  • Kaspersky offering medical organisations 6 months of free security

    Kaspersky has announced that they are supporting medical organisations in order to help them stay protected from cyberthreats during the pandemic. Kaspersky will offer provide 6 months of free access to the following list of business products and services: Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud Plus, Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office...
  • Honda hit with EKANS ransomware that targets Industrial Control Systems

    As if Coronavirus wasn’t enough to deal with, automaker Honda is now dealing with a cyber incident. On June 7th, Honda experienced a cyber incident that seen the EKANS Ransomware impact their Industrial Control Systems (ICS) which was responsible for interrupting production. The EKANS Ransomware encrypts files on ICS...
  • You don’t get to take time off Cyber Security, even during a global pandemic

    With more than 2.5 million people across the world contracting coronavirus and more than 165,000 people dying from the it, the world’s focus is almost entirely consumed by our response to the global pandemic. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are using this time where we’re distracted, to propagate their attacks, as evidenced...
  • Increase your security with a fast, secure, and reliable VPN

    When it comes to surfing the web, there’s a lot of shady stuff out there. You can’t trust everything you see, hear, or read on the internet, despite how trusting you might be. Unfortunately, there are people out there with their mindset on doing damage, stealing your personal information,...
  • Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus features Alexa support

    Ring announced no less than 4 new products that are on their way to Australia. The new Ring Video Doorbell 3 and Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus, as well as the redesigned Ring Chime and Chime Pro for users who want to hear their Ring notifications inside their homes. All four devices are...
  • Australian cybersecurity solutions on show in the US

    When it comes to technology, Australia often bats above average. When it comes to information security, it seems we’re also excelling. Yesterday, 11 of Australia and New Zealand’s top innovators, pitched an audience of 250 attendees in San Francisco. This opportunity was part of the successful ‘Australia House’ Program,...
  • Forget China, the UK just started using NEC’s NeoFace Facial Recognition System to tackle crime

    It’s fair to say there’s a big tension between what’s technically possible with facial recognition and what’s socially acceptable. The Metropolitan Police Service in the United Kingdom has announced today (Friday, 24 January), that it will begin the operational use of Live Facial Recognition (LFR) technology. Their argument for...
  • Ring launches smart indoor security camera, costs just A$99.00

    Ring has announced a couple of new products, expanding their lineup of connected cameras. The Ring Indoor Cam is Ring’s most affordable camera yet, available from February 18th for just A$99.00.  With a compact design, the new Ring Indoor Cam can be mounted just about anywhere and with 1080p...
  • Heads up: Hackers can target your vehicle

    Hackers exploit security vulnerabilities in new automobile connectivity technology. Learn about this threat and how to stay safe in this guide. The automotive industry is transforming. Manufacturers shift their focus to modern software features. They also embrace the advantages of connectivity and 5G implementation. These technologies revolutionize automobiles as...
  • The ABC is still running Windows 7 and that’s a big problem

    Australia’s national broadcaster is funded to the tune of 1 Billion dollars per year, but it seems that hasn’t covered important updates to their IT systems. This morning the ABC Sydney office was experiencing power issues and ABC News Mornings presenter, Joe O’brien shared a photo on Twitter. The...
  • Yubico reveals Biometric YubiKey at Microsoft Ignite

    Microsoft’s Ignite conference is happening right now and one of the big pieces of news is a new product announcement from Yubico. The YubiKey Bio is the first YubiKey that will support fingerprint recognition for secure and seamless passwordless logins. The YubiKey Bio delivers the convenience of fingerprint login,...
  • PSA: Emotet is one of the biggest risks to your security, spreading fast

    The Australian Signals Directorate’s Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is responding to a widespread malware campaign known as Emotet. Emotet is a Trojan virus delivered via emails sent with malicious attachments. These emails often contain language about “Your Invoice,” or “Payment Details,” and carry either macro-enabled documents, or malicious...
  • Kaspersky is now securing the sky with Antidrone

    Back in December 2018, one of the most notorious drone cases happened at Heathrow and Gatwick airports. Drones were flown in restricted airspace which resulted in significant disruption to flight operations. That same year, the global drone market was estimated to be worth $14 billion and is expected to reach...
  • Norton 360 offers new features to keep your life and family secure

    Protecting your devices from the bad guys is definitely not a new challenge, but the threat is constantly changing. To feel confident in your ability to defend yourself, you need a product that is constantly growing and evolving as the threat landscape evolves. Norton is making a renewed appeal...
  • Kaspersky’s anti-cheat technology, to get the cheats out of eSports

    Both casual and professional gamers pour hundreds of hours into playing online with one basic premise – the game is fair. From reputation to financial gain, the motivation to be at the top of the leaderboard is massive and unfortunately, some are turning to cheating, to climb the ladder...
  • Porting your mobile number? ACMA introduces MFA for mobile transfers

    If you switch mobile carriers, it’s traditionally been a fairly easy process. That’s about to change and that’s for a great reason.. security. A growing issue in the mobile industry is Identity Theft, where an attacker will gain access to enough personally identifiable information to complete a number transfer...
  • Arlo Pro 3 for home and SMB offers some serious upgrades

    The Arlo Pro 3 is now available. In all new hardware revisions, we kind of expect our technology to be smarter, faster, stronger, better and the list of upgrades Arlo have brought to their Pro 3 cameras is exactly that. Designed for home and small business owners, this wire-free...
  • Ring Door View Cam now available in Australia, great for apartments and townhouses

    Ring now has a well-established presence in Australia and have launched their 5th video doorbell. The latest product is the Ring Door View Cam, targeted at solving a slightly different problem. The Ring Door View Cam offers a very familiar set of features, connecting you to your home when...
  • Breaking: Trump lifts Huawei ban, proves it was nothing to do with security

    Huawei’s march to the top of the global smartphone sales charts was abruptly interrupted when United States President Donald Trump added Chinese-based Huawei to a banned list. This ban meant that no US company could do business with them without explicit permission from the US Government. 1-by-1 US-based companies...
  • WA high school students taking on Cyber Security Challenges

    Educating our young Australians about the risks they’ll face online is important, but so is offering them the opportunity to learn about cyber security at a deep level. The Australian Computing Academy (ACA), this week launched the Schools Cyber Security Challenges (Cyber Challenges) in Western Australia. The new $1.3...

Popular Posts