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Targeted Ransomware hits the heavy stuff!

Just like in Australia, Targeted attacks are on the rise worldwide. This report about a small Scottish brewery just goes to show that it's...

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...

Got Schooled in Security

The Personal records of hundreds of students at a melbourne high school have been published mistakenly, in yet another example of "horrendous" human error. The Victorian...

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...

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...

Breach Alert – Ministry of Health of Singapore

As Australia is on the eve of having it's own national health records forced on everyone, we have another example of Governments not keeping...

Average Cost of a Data Breach

A recent study conducted by IBM provides some context to the same old story that you hear in the news of big bad breaches...

Breach Notification – Macy’s

All businesses that have customer data should be aware that this information is very valuable, and hackers would love access to it. Make sure...

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,...

Deceased Medical records? How about 60k of them?

Dark Web Scans have started to turn up a new form of data available to purchase, Medical Records Not only just medical records but deceased persons'...
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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...

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