Cyber Security
71 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Neb Hamoo
Scoop.it!

New ATO phishing scam emerges - News - iTnews Mobile Edition

New ATO phishing scam emerges - News - iTnews Mobile Edition | Cyber Security | Scoop.it
Malware missed by most anti-virus.
Neb Hamoo's insight:
This is why, companies like FraudWatch are absolutely crucial for any business.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Neb Hamoo
Scoop.it!

Telstra storing data on behalf of US government

Telstra storing data on behalf of US government | Cyber Security | Scoop.it
Telstra agreed more than a decade ago to store huge volumes of electronic communications it carried between Asia and America for potential surveillance by United States intelligence agencies.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Neb Hamoo
Scoop.it!

'Password fatigue' haunts internet masses as experts ponder the future of the password

'Password fatigue' haunts internet masses as experts ponder the future of the password | Cyber Security | Scoop.it
Looking for a safe password? Sixty-three random alpha-numeric characters are as good as it gets when it comes to securing your virtual life.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Neb Hamoo
Scoop.it!

Watchdog lacking any bite as scammers fleece us

Watchdog lacking any bite as scammers fleece us | Cyber Security | Scoop.it
The ACCC doesn't even try to lumber fraudsters and scam artists – it just hopes to "disrupt" them with a little education of us mugs.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Neb Hamoo
Scoop.it!

Black vault for a deluge of secrets

Black vault for a deluge of secrets | Cyber Security | Scoop.it
Facility hints at Australia's involvement in data collection, writes Philip Dorling.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Neb Hamoo
Scoop.it!

Scammers mimic genuine online retailers | smh.com.au

Scammers mimic genuine online retailers | smh.com.au | Cyber Security | Scoop.it
Neb Hamoo's insight:
Visit http://www.fraudwatchinternational.com/ if you're after a reputable business that can help your online business avoid being taken advantage of.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Neb Hamoo
Scoop.it!

Tech Companies, Bristling, Concede to Federal Surveillance Program

Tech Companies, Bristling, Concede to Federal Surveillance Program | Cyber Security | Scoop.it
The Internet companies that cooperated with national security officials include Google; Microsoft, which owns Hotmail and Skype; Yahoo; Facebook; AOL; Apple; and others.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Neb Hamoo
Scoop.it!

Phishing in Facebook’s Pond - O'Reilly Radar

Phishing in Facebook’s Pond - O'Reilly Radar | Cyber Security | Scoop.it
A recent blog post inquired about the incidence of Facebook-based spear phishing: the author suddenly started receiving email that appeared to be from friends (though it wasn't posted...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Neb Hamoo
Scoop.it!

How ASIC's attempt to block one website took down 250,000

How ASIC's attempt to block one website took down 250,000 | Cyber Security | Scoop.it
Australia's corporate watchdog has admitted to inadvertently blocking access to about 250,000 innocuous websites in addition to the 1200 it had already accidentally censored.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Neb Hamoo
Scoop.it!

Fake CommBank Android security app targets mobile customers

Fake CommBank Android security app targets mobile customers | Cyber Security | Scoop.it
Online criminals are peddling a new mobile banking scam designed to bypass the Commonwealth Bank’s SMS authentication process for online transactions, by intercepting text messages and hijacking verification codes.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Neb Hamoo
Scoop.it!

EU cracks down on sentences for cyber crime and snooping

EU cracks down on sentences for cyber crime and snooping | Cyber Security | Scoop.it
EU lawmakers agreed on Thursday to toughen criminal penalties across the European Union for cyber attacks, especially those that include harming critical national infrastructure and hijacking computers to steal sensitive data.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Neb Hamoo
Scoop.it!

Data sovereignty a legitimate issue: UNSW | ZDNet

Data sovereignty a legitimate issue: UNSW | ZDNet | Cyber Security | Scoop.it
Concerns over where cloud data is stored has been played down by some, but a new research report from UNSW shows that data sovereignty is real, and can have an impact on businesses in Australia.
Neb Hamoo's insight:

This was the issue most cloud service providers had done a good job of negating, and then PRISM happened, and we are back worrying about data sovereignty in the cloud all over again.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Neb Hamoo
Scoop.it!

Amazon's Invasion of the CIA Is a Seismic Shift in Cloud Computing | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

The rumors are true. In mid-March, word arrived by way of a publication called FCW that Amazon, the king of cloud computing, had inked a contract with the Central Intelligence Agency to provide $600 million in cloud services over the next decade,...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Neb Hamoo
Scoop.it!

Did Obama Just Destroy the U.S. Internet Industry?

Did Obama Just Destroy the U.S. Internet Industry? | Cyber Security | Scoop.it
News about the National Security Agency's PRISM program and its privileged access to internal user data at 9 U.S. Internet companies has unleashed a torrent of justified anger and hand-wringing. But
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Neb Hamoo
Scoop.it!

iPhone Charger Can Hack Into Apple Devices | iOS Security, Hacking

iPhone Charger Can Hack Into Apple Devices | iOS Security, Hacking | Cyber Security | Scoop.it
iPhone Charger Can Hack Into Apple Devices | iOS Security, Hacking
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Neb Hamoo
Scoop.it!

PRISM is bigger than anything that came before it—but no-one knows how much bigger

PRISM is bigger than anything that came before it—but no-one knows how much bigger | Cyber Security | Scoop.it
The mystery surrounding how much domestic spying the US government has been conducting on its own citizens will only intensify in the coming days, as a growing number of the nine major internet companies linked to an alleged top-secret data-mining...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Neb Hamoo from txwikinger-cloud-computing
Scoop.it!

Publicly accusing China of cyberattacks may be having a positive impact: experts

Publicly accusing China of cyberattacks may be having a positive impact: experts | Cyber Security | Scoop.it
After years of quiet and largely unsuccessful diplomacy, the U.S.

Via txwikinger
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Neb Hamoo
Scoop.it!

Meet Eugene Kaspersky: the man on a mission to wage war against - and kill - the computer virus

Meet Eugene Kaspersky: the man on a mission to wage war against - and kill - the computer virus | Cyber Security | Scoop.it
He's helped protect enemies of the United States, yet counts the FBI as a client. Monica Attard meets Eugene Kaspersky, the former communist youth-wing member turned computer-security giant.
more...
No comment yet.