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Imagine a small bakery's customer database being hacked, exposing sensitive information and potentially damaging its reputation. This scenario highlights the growing concern of cyber threats for businesses of all sizes in Australia. As cybercrime continues to rise, the need for a robust cyber security policy as the first line of defence becomes crucial. With statistics showing increasing cyber attacks against Australian businesses, including

In the modern digital age, the security of home networks and Internet of Things (IoT) devices has become a critical concern. With the rising number of smart devices in our homes, from thermostats to refrigerators, it's essential to ensure these devices are protected from potential cyber threats. Here are steps you can take to bolster your home cyber defenses. Understanding the Risks Cybersecurity threats range

In our last couple of blogs, we’ve discussed how to protect your network, Cloud, and your organization’s ICT system. But we missed out Mobile security completely. We need to seriously consider security of the most important digital device—mobile phone that remains with us 24/7 and holds most of our sensitive information. In recent years, cybercriminals have been increasingly looking for ways to attack

From Uber to Australian Defence and Aussie government banks, 2017 witnessed some biggest security lapses in the last decade. Read these highlights: (Source - As published in CRN News)

  1. Uber disclosed in November that hackers had stolen information from up to 57 million rider and driver accounts last year in a massive data breach. The company paid the thieves US$100,000 in October 2016 to delete the data and keep quiet about the breach, according to a Bloomberg News report.
  2. The personal details of 48,270 Australian government, banking and utility employees were exposed online by a third-party contractor.
  3. An attack on a subcontractor to Australian Defence resulted in the loss of 30 GB of "commercially sensitive" documents. The highly sensitive documents included projects for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program and the P-8 Poseidon “submarine killer” plane and detailed designs of Australian Navy ships.

From last couple of years, Anti-ransomware Solution is gaining popularity among cybercriminals primarily because of its capacity to restrict access to important files and sensitive data on a victim’s computer. We can’t forget Wannacry 2017 attack and how badly it exploited many businesses with malicious virus for numerous oganizations across the globe. One year has passed and we’re still in danger of ransomware attack. That’s why Kaspersky Lab has paid close attention to encryptors and decryptors. The experts are working really hard to develop specific tools to counter security threats.

Undoubtedly, Phishing Scam is the most sophisticated cyber-attack from the list of endless security threats. Although it may sound fairly simple, due to its legitimate appearance, it is one of the proven tactics adopted by hackers for duping a victim and capturing his private information. The attacker masquerades himself as a trusted entity that you may think is harmless, for instance; a request from his bank or a note from a company ID to click a link or download an attachment.