Security vulnerabilities stories
GOLD MELODY acts as initial access broker, says Secureworks report
Secureworks identifies GOLD MELODY as a cyber group that sells compromised network access to other criminals
No dedicated hardware security for 66% IoT modules: IoT Analytics
The report reveals that 29% of IoT modules had no security features, exposing them to potential risks and vulnerabilities.
Data security gap threatens collaboration in Europe: IDC
IDC research reveals 1 in 4 European organisations report data security as their biggest obstacle in sharing data and collaborating within their organisation.
Recorded Future discloses new high-risk vulnerabilities
"Organisations should identify and implement the right cybersecurity playbooks, processes, and tools to proactively protect businesses, customers, and people."
Australia is 5th most hacked worldwide, says cybersecurity expert
According to the expert, cybercriminals are prospecting for valuable information, exploiting vulnerabilities and forging new techniques.
Two in three companies lose data due to no backups: Apricorn
Nearly one-third of security leaders admit to insufficiently robust backup processes manual, and local backups rise.
Sophos announces Incident Response Retainer for 24/7 support
“Incident response retainers help organisations prepare in advance for the fastest response time possible to defend against active cyber attacks."
Cost of data breach in Australia has grown 32% in 5 years: IBM
The average cost of a data breach in Australia has grown 32% in the last five years, reaching AU$4.03 million per the 2023 Cost of a Data Breach Report.
Majority APAC health providers facing cyber incidents: Claroty
Claroty’s Global Healthcare Cybersecurity Study 2023 reveals priorities and challenges amid escalating cyber-physical connectivity.
NCC Group reveals Cl0p ransomware attack continues to dominate
The findings mark a 154% increase year-on-year (198 attacks in July 2022), and a 16% rise on the previous month (434 attacks in June 2023).
New security vulnerabilities exploited en masse in 2023 - Rapid7
Rapid7 released its 2023 Mid-Year Threat Review, which provides a detailed snapshot of the attack landscape in the first six months of this year.
New SecurityGen study highlights hidden threat to 5G networks
Telecom security experts call on operators to implement comprehensive cyber-security measures against GTP threats.
MongoDB announces general availability of encryption technology
MongoDB queryable encryption enables organisations to meet the strictest data privacy requirements by providing "first-of-its-kind" end-to-end data encryption.
Qualys unveils first-party software risk management solution
The new solution aids security teams to detect, prioritise and remediate vulnerabilities within company-developed software and embedded open-source components.
CyFox identifies critical hijacking vulnerability in popular streaming software
"The discovery of this vulnerability in Stremio underscores the importance of continuous vigilance in the realm of cybersecurity."
How to understand IDOR vulnerabilities for your protection
Once a customer is aware of the endpoints they have, instrumenting them for security posture becomes the next priority.
Cohesity reveals companies’ cyber resilience deficiencies
According to the research, 78% of respondents say their company will pay a ransom to recover data and restore business processes.
Outpost24 releases a unified exposure management solution
New threat exposure management capabilities give cybersecurity teams unified insights into their exposure to respond quickly to critical risks.
watchTowr partners with Mantel to deliver penetration testing
watchTowr has partnered with Mantel Group to deliver continuous penetration testing technology to Australian and New Zealand organisations.
Norton attempts to resolve faulty driver issues for Windows PC users
“Faulty drivers are the most common cause of Windows PC crashes, freezes, and poor systems performance. [...] Norton Driver Updater removes some of the worry."
Somerville unveils network infrastructure assessment services
The service is designed to provide organisations with a health check on their existing technology infrastructure and to ensure optimal performance.
Gartner recognizes Huawei for its network firewall solutions
Huawei was recognized as a Gartner Peer Insights customer's choice for network firewalls for a third consecutive year.
Check Point reveals Trojan Qbot most prevalent malware of 2023
"This attack pattern emphasises the importance for companies to implement a multi-layered cyber security strategy and to prioritise patching quickly when vulnerabilities are disclosed."
NEC develops generative AI service to drive customer experience
"Generative AI is regarded as an historical and disruptive turning point in technology, comparable to the arrival of the Internet, or the Industrial Revolution."