Information regarding Optus breach

A dedicated forum has been created for concerned customers The Department of Transport and VicRoads are closely monitoring the Optus data breach. We take the privacy of our customers very seriously and understand any incident involving the unauthorised disclosure of personal information can be stressful. What we know Optus is…

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Payment fraud intelligence expands the recorded future intelligence cloud

Real-time dark web intelligence empowers financial institutions Recorded Future, the world’s largest intelligence company, today announced the expansion of its Intelligence Cloud with Payment Fraud Intelligence, a single source of truth for identifying, mitigating, and preventing payment fraud. Payment Fraud Intelligence enables those focused on payment fraud, including financial institutions, card issuers, and e-commerce…

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Growth in cyber attacks boosts global demand for endpoint security

Rise in the volume of cyber threats is contributing to endpoint security needs. The changing landscape and significant surge in cyber threats have contributed to the high demand for endpoint security solutions globally, finds Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis. Endpoint security is the practice of using host-based software products to…

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Remote code execution vulnerability present

A critical unauthenticated remote code execution vulnerability has been identified. Background / What has happened? Atlassian published a security advisory regarding a critical unauthenticated remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability (CVE-2022-26134) in all supported versions of Atlassian Confluence Server and Data Center. Exploitation of this RCE vulnerability could allow a malicious actor to…

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Human Rights Watch report children’s rights violations during online learning

Recent report showed authorized products may have surveilled and harvested personal data. Governments of 49 of the world’s most populous countries harmed children’s rights by endorsing online learning products during Covid-19 school closures without adequately protecting children’s privacy, Human Rights Watch said in a recently released report. The report, How…

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Human error leading cause of privacy breaches

Human error has been the leading cause of serious privacy breaches during this period. Human error is the leading cause of serious privacy breaches, according to a new report released today by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC). “We are seeing clear patterns emerging since mandatory reporting of serious privacy…

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