Users of Ubisoft's Uplay site have
that their personal data may have been compromised following a security breach that originated from its online systems.
Hackers targeted sensitive data such as email addresses and passwords, but the company explained that it does not retain any financial information so this is not under threat.
As many as 71 per cent of Australians are currently using a cloud service, leading many to express concerns about the security of their data, a new paper has found.
The research, entitled ‘The cloud: services, computing and digital data – emerging issues in media and communications’, showed that people are unsure about how their information is being managed and protected.
Australia is being subjected to dozens of cyber attacks every week – and they are becoming more frequent.
This is the warning issued by security analysts, who explained that the severity of these attacks is also increasing as time goes on, AAP sources report.
The average Australian business owner need only open a newspaper these days to see for themselves the increasing propensity of cybercrime across the globe.
While exact figures are unknown, experts have placed the cost of cybercrime to the global economy at anywhere from US$100 billion to $1 trillion per annum.
It's no secret that in the modern information age, cyber security crimes have become more pervasive and prevalent than ever before.
However a new report from next generation threat protection provider FireEye has shed light on just how frequently the enterprises of today are being impacted by cybercrime activity.
There are many different ways in which a cybercriminal might look to gain access to a secure server or database, which is why comprehensive
requires a multifaceted approach.
It's true that
assessments are a great way to determine whether there are any particular backdoors or exploits that a cybercriminal might choose to target when attacking your enterprise
A cybersecurity expert has been awarded a $40,000 cash reward for discovering a partial exploit in the Google Chrome web browser.
In a blog post published March 18, Google Chromium chief reward officer Chris Evans confirmed that a man going by the alias Pinkie Pie had received the prize for his participation in a recent
competition hosted by Google.
Australia Post and Westpac have warned customers to be wary about official-looking online communications, after both organisations received reports of phishing emails this week.
In a statement released March 13, Australia Post confirmed that emails purporting to be from the Postal Corporation under the title 'Receive Free Gift' have been sent to customers.
A number of high profile politicians and celebrities – including first lady Michelle Obama and vice president Joe Biden – have had their personal data leaked by cybercriminals.
The annual Pwn2Own
competition got underway at the CanSecWest conference in Vancouver this week, and could be dubbed either a rousing success or a complete disaster, depending on which point of view you take.
According to an article published by ZDNet on March 7, on the first day of the competition participants were able to uncover vulnerabilities in all three of the most popular consumer web browsers available – Microsoft Internet Explorer 10, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.