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  • AusCERT Week in Review for 12th October 2018 12 Oct 2018

    AusCERT Week in Review 12 October 2018 Greetings, "Thar's money in them thar breaches!". [1] Well, it turns out that when playing a probability's game, the more time ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 5th October 2018 5 Oct 2018

    Greetings, The Shearwater 2018 Hackathon is going to be held on the 16th of November in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, and Brisbane. It's a one-day CTF and learning event with ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 28th September 2018 28 Sep 2018

    Greetings, Another week with a crazy number of AusCERT bulletins! 99! That is an average of 19.8 bulletins per day! The worst thing is when you see CVE numbers ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 21st September 2018 21 Sep 2018

    There were again numerous updates and patches released this week. While Microsoft had its turn last week with Patch Tuesday, it seems that it was Apple's turn this week ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 14th September 2018 14 Sep 2018

    Greetings, Another work week is over and there has probably been significant patching activities again following Microsoft's patch Tuesday. 17 critical vulnerabilities were addressed and also the recently disclosed ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 7th September 2018 7 Sep 2018

    Greetings, Submissions close shortly for comments on the Assistance and Access Bill 2018. This bill is for communication providers to allow law enforcement to access encrypted communication. The type of ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 31st August 2018 31 Aug 2018

    Greetings, Good news, everyone! More than 50% of the Alexa Top 1 Million sites are now actively redirecting to HTTPS. The internet has now scraped a C for transport security ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 24th August 2018 24 Aug 2018

    AusCERT Week in Review 24 August 2018 Greetings, "Six of the best", no more, and no less.  That is indeed the number of new articles gathered for this week ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 17th August 2018 17 Aug 2018

    AusCERT Week in Review 17 August 2018 Greetings, Another week gone by, and this one has not been any thinner in bulletins to process. Have you ever applied lots of ...

  • Targeted blackmail campaign gains momentum 17 Aug 2018

    Since the dawn of email, spam has constantly pushed our ability to handle arbitrary, unsolicited input. Whether through gauntlets of long-forgotten regexes, or the most sophisticated of convolutional neural nets ...