NSW Department of Education hit by cyberattack

Australian State education department deactivates a number of internal systems. Just days before students are to return to online school learning, the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Education has been a victim of a cyber-security attack. The State is currently under COVID-19 lockdown due to resurgence in transmissions. Students…

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Kaseya faces cyber security attack

Customers include Indonesian Government. The Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) of the United States and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have stated both agencies have responded to the recent supply-chain ransomware attack leveraging a vulnerability in Kaseya VSA software against multiple managed service providers (MSPs) and their customers. The…

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Japan’s aerospace industry suffers cybersecurity attacks

Reports indicate the attacks include the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. About 200 companies in Japans aerospace industry have suffered a cyber-attack this week. According to multiple media reports, the attacks include the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, and were thought to be the “actions of a Chinese man”, who is a…

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Singtel establishes the files accessed during cyber attack

Files on the Accellion FTA system were accessed illegally during the breach and which stakeholders have been impacted. Singtel has completed its initial investigations into a recent breach on a third-party file sharing system and has begun reaching out to affected stakeholders. Based on investigations and analysis conducted so far…

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Ep 13 – Living The Life In Tech – Evan Davidson, Vice President – APJ and Jim Walter, Senior Threat Researcher at SentinelOne

In this episode we are joined by Evan Davidson, VP APJ, SentinelOne and Jim Walter, Senior threat researcher, SentinelOne Evan and Jim discuss the importance of ActiveEDR within the current remote working evolution and some of it’s limitations. Given the proliferation of attacks, incident response is more critical than ever…

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Singtel’s internal file sharing provider suffered cyber security attack

Accellion’s file sharing system called FTA has been illegally attacked. Singaporean multinational telecommunications conglomerate Singtel has been informed by its third-party vendor Accellion that it has suffered a cyber attack. According to Singtel, Accellion’s file sharing system called FTA has been illegally attacked by unidentified hackers. This is a standalone…

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Deloitte Roundtable: Extinction level events: how ransomware has changed disaster preparedness

Sponsored content: Thursday, 12th November 2020, Asia Pacific If you were to ask any cybersecurity professional about the most alarming malware trends today, chances are ‘ransomware’ would be one of the first things they would be keen to talk about. This type of malware can aptly be described less as…

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