TCT News

WhatsApp Breach is a real threat to Businesses

The recent WhatsApp breach was very sophisticated and clever in the manner it was delivered. And that should be expected considering who was reported as being behind the zero-day attack against the popular messaging application. But the attack against the WhatsApp app is not just a concern for its millions...
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Security Breach Update
20 June 2019

Australian Universities at Significant Risk of a Cyber Attack A recent audit of the IT environment for Australia’s universities found repeated failures to address identified weaknesses in their IT systems, making them especially susceptible to cyber attacks. Focused on just 10 universities, the audit identified one university, Charles Sturt University,...
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Security Breach Update
14 June 2019

Unpatched Vulnerabilities Are a Top Threat. Today’s cybersecurity landscape is incredibly daunting, and IT administrators have a tough job on their hands. One of their most significant tasks, according to a recent study, is patching security vulnerabilities and getting their employees to update their software. Different organisations take unique approaches...
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Security Breach Update
6 June 2019

Microsoft Office 365 users have been the target in a phishing campaign. Users of Microsoft’s popular Office 365 software might be the victims of the latest phishing campaign making its rounds online. Some users are receiving notifications purporting to be from “Office 365 Team” notifying recipients of an “unusual volume...
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SonicWall Email Filtering – Time-of-Click URL Protection

Cyber criminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated in delivering realistic and almost identical emails like the major vendors EBay, Microsoft and Apple. Keeping ahead or on par with these cyber criminals is challenging for any software vendor, but for those that pride on meeting the business market security needs head on,...
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Security Breach Update
30 May 2019

Mobile Banking Malware Increases by 58% According to a recent report by Kaspersky Lab, mobile banking malware is on the rise. The first quarter saw instances of mobile banking malware more than triple, and there was a 58% increase in modifications to banking trojans. A single piece of malware, dubbed...
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Security Breach Update
24 May 2019

This week, hackers continue to phish for patient data from US healthcare providers, a British police website goes down, and Australians see a spike in credential stuffing attacks. Recent Breaches UK – British Transport Police Exploit: Website hack Risk to Small Business: Severe: A hack on the agency’s website, which...
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Identity Theft is Real

Phishing and identity theft make top three most reported scams in 2018 with the ACCC reporting losses exceeding $489.7 million to Australian businesses. There were a total of 24,291 phishing scams reported with losses of more than $930,000, making this the number one category reported in 2018, even after seeing...
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Security Breach Update
17 May 2019

As you’ve probably noticed from tuning into our weekly newsletter, ransomware attacks are increasing in scope and severity at an alarming rate. Security researchers are now tracking a new ransomware that is infecting computers by disguising itself as anti-virus software. Talk about a malicious advancement for an already meticulous cybersecurity...
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The Rise of Security Attacks on Australian Businesses

Almost half of Australian businesses have experienced a cyber-attack in the last year, which is a rise of 15 per cent over the previous year. According to research by Telstra, the number of attacks in Australia stood above the global average by roughly 10 per cent and marginally higher than...
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