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Another $5M of taxpayers money down the drain

Contracts published by ATO reveal that it's shelled out another $5.3 Million to Microsoft to extend custom support for their remaining 985 Windows Server 2003 machines. The agency had planned to migrate the last 20...
Businesses Pay Up for Ransomware

51% of Aussie Businesses Pony up the Cash!

It's well known that you don't give in to Bullies, Even school children know this.However, When you are facing the loss of your entire business that you've spent years or decades building,...

Best Hard Drive after 5 Years of Testing

It's that time again, the Q2 Stats for Backblaze are out, and there's a ton of information in there, with them adding another 40 Petabytes of data. They've kindly produced the report to let us...
Password Complexity

Complex passwords are out! 2FA is in!

Passwords are difficult for most people. We're just not wired to retain that information properly. Humans are far better at remembering a sentence than a complex [email protected]! Luckily NIST has finally caught up to Biztactix...

Aussie Broadband Wins the NBN

The ACCC's Measuring Broadband Australia Report was released today, Providing a new look on the NBN services, Covering the Six Major ISPs - Aussie Broadband, iiNet, MyRepublic, Optus, Telstra and TPG. Overall the results were good,...
Over 1000 Medical Records found in Abandoned NSW Health Office

Even in 2018 you can be breached without Hackers!

The ABC News and Triple J's Hack program investigated a derelict building and found over 1000 NSW Health Medical Records, Unsecured and Abandoned. Obviously, it's inexcusable that the agency has done this, But it does...
Hackers Penetrate Sensitive Private and Publicly owned computer systems

Breach Notification – UnityPoint Health

Another Hospital, where a simple staff caused breach creates massive security risks, Given the 1.4 Million Records that were breached, This is a massive issue Many businesses are still using outdated Anti-Virus technology to protect their...
ACCC Scam Report 2019

What’s trending with Scammers in 2019

Today, The ACCC release it's 2018 Scams report, Makes for a very interesting read and all business owners should at least take notice. in 2018 Australians lost almost HALF...

Hackers Taunt Australian Business

The Data stolen from Property Valuation company Landmark White in January 2019 has resurfaced, It was Partially Re-Posted again online this week. In a statement on Thursday night, The...

Breach Notification – Women’s and Children’s Hospital

7200 Women's and Children's Hospital patient records, test results exposed online for 13 years Exploit: Negligence. Risk to Small Business: High: The sensitive nature of the data exposed as well as the scope of the breach will cost the...
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Breach Notification – Cass Regional Medical Center

Yet another Attack on a medical centre, This should be a wake up call to anyone storing any medical data at all, Dental, Osteopath,...
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Windows 7 Monthly Fees are Go!

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