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Australian businesses ill-prepared for a Data Breach

Data breaches have increased 54% in 2019 so far. Which means more than 3,800 data breaches have hit organisations in 2019 already. We know that data loss and theft of confidential information to be the most prevalent threat in 2019. Data loss and theft continues to rise, yet two-thirds of...
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Security Breach Update
22 August 2019

ACSC Warns Australian Small Businesses about BlueKeep Vulnerability According to a warning by the Australian Cyber Security Centre, thousands of Australian SMBs are at risk of being compromised by the BlueKeep vulnerability that can wreak havoc on outdated Windows operating systems. See full article here. The warning comes on the...
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Security Breach Update
16 August 2019

Proof that ransomware attacks are targeting Small Medium Businesses. German SMBs are the target of a new ransomware that’s wreaking havoc on company data. The ransomware is delivered by a phishing campaign purporting to be from a potential job applicant, and the email contains an attachment that poses as a...
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Security Breach Update
8 August 2019

New Malware Strain Targets Windows Users A new malware strain, SystemBC, targets Windows computers with a multifaceted attack that can wreak havoc on their users. In addition to infecting computers with the primary strain of malware, SystemBC contains an on-demand proxy component that allows other malware strains to integrate with...
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Security Breach Update
25 July 2019

Australian Consumers Demand Data Security. According to a recent survey of Australian consumers, confidence in a company’s data security impacts their spending with that platform. The survey, which comprised of 2,000 consumers, found that 74% of Australians are less inclined to spend money with companies that cannot or will not...
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