Website hosting provider GoDaddy released statements revealing that they were under attack by cyber criminals. These unauthorised third parties hacked into GoDaddy’s cPanel shared hosting servers, installing malware that caused intermittent redirection of customer websites. This was apparently a … [Read more...] about Urgent! Web Hosting Provider Godaddy Reports Major Security Breach
Optus Won’t Be The Last: Why Data Security is of the Utmost Importance for Your Business in Australia
A recent study by IBM found that the average cost of a data breach in Australia is now 4.1 million dollars, up from 4 million dollars in 2021. In fact, if you're an Australian business reading this article, do you know that there is a 30 percent chance you will suffer a data breach? These … [Read more...] about Optus Won’t Be The Last: Why Data Security is of the Utmost Importance for Your Business in Australia
For your urgent attention: your system may be compromised. There is a cyber security vulnerability making headlines worldwide that should be discussed with your IT or cyber security team as a matter of urgency. You may have heard about a serious new vulnerability uncovered over the weekend, … [Read more...] about Immediate Action Required: Log4j Vulnerability
JBS Foods, the world’s largest meat processing company, has just agreed to pay a $14.2 million ransom to a Russian-speaking criminal ransomware gang, REvil. According to ABC News, the five-day cyber hack resulted in the company temporarily having to halt some of its operations in the US, Canada … [Read more...] about JBS Pays $11.4 Million Ransom to Resolve Cyber Attack
The Australian Financial Review recently reported how a fake Zoom invite led to the demise of Sydney-based hedge fund Levitas Capital. It was reported that after one of the fund’s co-founders opened the Zoom link, a hacker was able to send off a series of fake invoices on behalf of the … [Read more...] about This Company Just Lost $8.7 Million From a Cyber Attack. Could This Happen to You?