Minister for Defence says there was no significant exploitation from Russian hackers – ABC News (Australia)


Minister for Defence, Marise Payne, says there was no significant exploitation from Russian hackers, who tapped into an estimated 400 Australian business’ networks last year. The US and UK were also affected.

Source: Minister for Defence says there was no significant exploitation from Russian hackers – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Commonwealth Bank accused of misleading Privacy Commissioner | ABC News (Australia)

The Commonwealth Bank has been accused of giving falsified evidence to the Privacy Commissioner over a contractor’s repeated unlawful accessing of a customer’s account.

Source: Commonwealth Bank accused of misleading Privacy Commissioner – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Effective security key to the success of Australia’s open banking strategy | Computerworld

Financial firms and their customers stand to gain significant benefits from Australia’s planned open banking ecosystem. However, before those benefits can be realised, there are key security issues that need to be resolved.

Source: Effective security key to the success of Australia’s open banking strategy – Computerworld

Have You Been ‘Pwned’ in a Hack Attack? Troy Hunt Can Tell | Data Storage Today

Troy Hunt has collected a trove of 4.8 billion stolen identity records pulled from the darkest corners of the internet — but he isn’t a hacker.

Working barefoot and in beachwear from his home office on Australia’s Gold Coast, the amiable security researcher set up his irreverent website, “Have I Been Pwned?”  in 2013. Millions of people have since used the free service to see if hackers have liberated their personal details from unwary companies and posted them online.

Source: Have You Been ‘Pwned’ in a Hack Attack? Troy Hunt Can Tell – DST Contributed Content on Data Storage Today