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  • AusCERT Week in Review for 22nd February 2019 22 Feb 2019

    Greetings, This week, North Korea decides to poke the bear which handed them nukes and Adobe patches a patch. Here's a summary (including excerpts) of some of the more ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 15th February 2019 15 Feb 2019

    Greetings, This week in security, we enjoy the rare sight of sysadmins running to their terminals for Microsoft's Patch Tuesday and Optus calling their customers "Vladimir" for valentines day ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 8th February 2019 8 Feb 2019

    Greetings, This week Apple patched the high-profile FaceTime vulnerability that made the news from last week, and a researcher goes public with a Mac OS key-chain vulnerability that allows a ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 1st February 2019 1 Feb 2019

    Greetings, This week featured some very high-profile vulnerabilities, tech companies abusing each others' trust, and a great upheaval in name-resolution - leaving unorthodox DNS servers out in the cold. A pass-the-hash ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 25th January 2019 25 Jan 2019

    AusCERT Week in Review 25 January 2019 Greetings, This week has been raining shells for all the lucky pentesters around the world. We've had Cisco, Debian and Apple release ...

  • Password Reuse and Data Breaches 25 Jan 2019

    Everyone knows the story of registering for a website we only ever intend to use once, where we lazily re-used a password. Fast forward 15 years later, you find out ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 18th January 2019 18 Jan 2019

    Greetings, As another week comes to a close, we see a nice collection of data breaches. One leak containing 773 million email ID's & 21.2 million unique, plain-text ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 11th January 2019 11 Jan 2019

    Greetings, Judging by the traffic on the roads, most people have started working again! Welcome to 2019! We hope that this week has not been too difficult for you all ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 4th January 2019 4 Jan 2019

    AusCERT Week in Review 4th January 2019 Greetings, Welcome back to work, and the start of a new year in infosec! We hope you had a relaxing break away from ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 21st December 2018 21 Dec 2018

    Greetings, That's a wrap for this year! Reminder that some of AusCERT's services will be in hibernation mode from today until they resume on the 2nd of January ...