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30 countries have pledged to fight the threat of ransomware and harden the global financial system from exploitation. Here’s why.
A hacker has breached the Argentinian government’s network and stolen ID card details for the country’s entire population.
The FluBot SMS-based scam continues to affect Australia, with scammers altering their strategy in an attempt to continue impacting users.
The Australian government is planning to introduce tougher criminal offences and penalties for ransomware crooks as well as a mandatory reporting regime for victims of ransomware attacks.
ANZ chief executive Shayne Elliott says the majority of Australian businesses are “hopelessly unprepared” for cyberattacks, a mounting threat as the digitisation of society gains pace and criminals exploit vulnerabilities during COVID-19.
Australian organisations reported an incident of cyber crime once every eight minutes last year, as criminals sought to extort businesses for their money, exploit the COVID-19 crisis, and disrupt essential services and critical infrastructure.
Recent research reveals the characteristics of likely victims of ransomware attacks. Medium to large businesses in Australia definitely fit the bill.