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  • 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 ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 10th August 2018 10 Aug 2018

    Greetings, As another week comes to a close, here’s a collection of articles for you to enjoy. Have you ever considered the impact cryptomining has on the environment? On a ...

  • Location, location, location 9 Aug 2018

    This week we received an email from a person who was concerned about a picture they had uploaded to their profile within an organisation.  They noticed that the GPS ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 3rd August 2018 3 Aug 2018

    Greetings, As another week comes to a close, give yourselves a pat on the back, because Aussies are almost immune from ransomware attacks!! All the more reason to not let ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 27th July 2018 27 Jul 2018

    AusCERT Week in Review 27 July 2018 Good afternoon, and welcome to the end of another week in Infosec. This week saw a brief respite from the cold, harsh Queensland ...

  • Insecure AWS S3 buckets - an ongoing target 23 Jul 2018

    Recently, AusCERT has seen an increase in the number of attacks on unsecured cloud infrastructure. One of the most frequently targeted cloud hosting methods is Amazon's Scalable Storage Solution ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 20th July 2018 20 Jul 2018

    AusCERT Week in Review 20 July 2018 Good afternoon, and welcome to the end of another week in Infosec. This week saw the quarterly Oracle patch day come with a ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 13th July 2018 13 Jul 2018

    AusCERT Week in Review 13 July 2018 Two package compromises this week serve as a reminder that we all rely on each other's code, which few of us have ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 6th July 2018 6 Jul 2018

    AusCERT Week in Review 06 July 2018 Greetings, This week's events have reminded us to be careful of the software we install. Between browser extensions gone rogue and a ...