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Tesla cloud systems exploited by hackers to mine cryptocurrency

Researchers have discovered that Tesla's AWS cloud systems were compromised for the purpose of cryptojacking.

Meet Coldroot, a nasty Mac trojan that went undetected for years

The malware can remotely steal passwords by logging everything a user types, and more.

Australia needs more cyber in the middle

Government cybersecurity programs usually aim to help big, critical enterprises directly, or improve the cyber awareness of families and consumers. What about all the small and medium businesses?

Is PayID look-up no more a breach of privacy than a phonebook?

Being able to find someone's name and mobile number through the New Payments Platform PayID system shouldn't be used as a function creep, but it is, and NPP Australia says it's the user's choice to opt-in.

Australia re-enters Information and Privacy Commissioner limbo

A little over a year after being permanently appointed, Information Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim is set to retire on March 24.

APT37: Inside the Toolset of an Elite North Korean Hacker Group

Security researcher at FireEye break down the arsenal of APT37, a North Korean hacker team coming into focus as a rising threat.

Inside the Mueller Indictment: A Russian Novel of Intrigue

The cast of characters revealed in the special counsel's epic indictment is drawn from the overlapping circles of oligarchs, spooks, and mob figures.

Meltdown-Spectre: Now the class action suits against Intel are starting to mount up

Intel faces 32 class action lawsuits over its processor flaws and says more may be in the pipeline.

Lawsuits threaten infosec research — just when we need it most

Security researchers and reporters have something in common: both hold the powerful accountable. But doing so has painted a target on their backs — and looming threats of legal action and lawsuits have many concerned.

Government agrees to up Medicare card privacy and security controls

Scrapping PKI certificates in favour of PRODA is one of 14 recommendations the Australian government has accepted following a review into health providers' access to Medicare card numbers.

Mueller Indictment Shows Russia's Internet Research Agency Inner Workings

The most chilling aspect of that blockbuster Mueller indictment? The bureaucracy behind Russia's onslaught.

Did Russia Affect the 2016 Election? It’s Now Undeniable

In the wake of the Mueller indictment of a Russian troll farm, any attempt to claim that the 2016 election wasn’t affected by Russian meddling is laughable.

Mueller Indictment: Russian Trolls Stole Real US Identities To Fool Facebook

A new Justice Department indictment alleges Russia's disinformation operations created bank and social media accounts using the stolen identities of real US citizens.

Mueller Indictment Against Russia Details Efforts to Undermine US Democracy

Robert Mueller's office has come out with a 37-page indictment that details the extraordinary lengths Russian agents went to influence the 2016 presidential election.

US special counsel indicts 13 members of Russia's election meddling troll farm

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office said Friday that a grand jury has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities accused of election meddling.

Cybersecurity startup Penten scores AU$1.3m from Defence for cryptography

The million-dollar contract is for the development of a cryptography solution for the Australian Defence Force.

Australia also points finger at Russia for NotPetya

The Australian government has joined the United Kingdom and the United States in blaming the Kremlin for NotPetya attacks.

White House Blames Russia for NotPetya, the 'Most Costly Cyberattack In History'

After its negligence on Russian election hacking, the Trump administration is taking Russia's global malware attack more seriously.

Facebook Notification Spam Has Crossed the Line

From SMS notifications to an egregious number of emails, the social media company's desperation has gone too far.

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