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In a story that is a horrific example of what can go wrong from a cybersecurity perspective for government agencies, the Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner’s (OVIC) has made public findings that an ex-contractor was able to access a key Victorian government IT system 260 times in the year after leaving the service provider for which they worked.
Last week, as Apple was taking the wraps off its new product lines, ransomware threat actors were providing a daring heist – promising “data on the upcoming releases of the company so beloved by many”
The system administrator of an elite Ukrainian hacking group that stole more than 15 million credit cards and bank account details has been sentenced to a decade in US federal prison.
U.S. Dept of Treasury has imposed sweeping sanctions against Russia for “undermining the conduct of free and fair elections and democratic institutions”
Cybersecurity company Qualys has suffered a data breach after hackers exploited a zero-day flaw in its Accelion FTA server, becoming the latest known victim of a data breach at enterprise firewall vendor Accellion.
Oxfam Australia confirmed this week that that supporter information was unlawfully accessed in a suspected cyber attack earlier this year.
As cybersecurity thinkers and researchers globally continue to piece together the SolarWinds supply chain attack, new — and often fascinating — pieces of information keep coming to light. Some of them are technical, others are jaw-dropping in their simplicity.