Aussie Netflix users are being targeted by a new phishing scam, Microsoft suspects Russian and North Korean hackers are behind cyberattacks on COVID-19 vaccine researchers, dodgy video call invite forces Aussie hedge fund out of business, and the City of Port Phillip accidentally leaks personal details on the data.gov.au website.
Thousands fell victim to employment, police and tax scams, Scouts Victoria got phished, Law firm Seyfarth Shaw, Spotless Group, and Anglicare Sydney were hit by ransomware, and DTAF accidentally exposed the email addresses of Aussies stranded overseas.
The New Zealand stock exchange was shut down in wake of offshore cyberattack, NAB experienced nearly 3 million cyber threats per day, 54,000 NSW driver licences were exposed in a data breach, and we may have seen the world’s first fatality due to a ransomware attack.
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With the sudden and massive shift to virtual classrooms, educators need to be extra vigilant about the cyber risks that they and their students are being exposed to.