Hackers steal data from videogame giant Electronic Arts, Australia’s largest meat processor shut down by ransomware attack, dozens of NSW councils have cybersecurity gaps, and Australian Federal Police and FBI arrest hundreds of criminals with an encrypted messaging app.
US Colonial Pipeline disrupted by ransomware attack, a Telstra service provider was infiltrated, scammers hacked and exploited Domain, hackers offer to help Irish health service recover from a cyberattack, Parliament House was targeted by 'brute force' cyberattack, and a hacker group threatened a Victorian high school.
Australian corporations hit by massive Microsoft Server hack, hospitals in eastern Melbourne face disruptions, airline travellers warned about data breach, multinational dairy giant targeted by cyber-attackers, and Acer reportedly hit with a $50 million ransomware attack.
We’re more than a year into the Great Work-From-Home Experiment, and it has taken a toll on not just our mental well-being, but also our cybersecurity.
Today’s cyber adversaries use a well-orchestrated deception strategy to sneak past technological and human defences. Cyber protection must extend beyond standalone and ad-hoc measures to thwart attacks and attempts at impersonation.
Ageing infrastructure, poor security practices and unwillingness to change have always held back cybersecurity in the energy sector, but the dangers are growing far too large to ignore.