Blog

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 7th December 2018 7 Dec 2018

    Greetings, The word on everybody's lips today is #aabill. With the hasty passage yesterday of the Assistance & Access Act 2018, Australia has extended the reach of its law-enforcement ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 30th November 2018 30 Nov 2018

    AusCERT Week in Review 30 November 2018 Greetings, Happy computer security day! Established in 1988, computer security day is celebrated on Nov 30th each year to raise awareness for computer ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 23rd November 2018 23 Nov 2018

    Greetings, This week, back to basics. We've selected some articles about the fundamentals of cybersecurity, for wins you can get without going to a vendor and buying more SIEMs ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 16th November 2018 16 Nov 2018

    Greetings, This week the steady flow of speculative execution attacks continues, with researchers releasing 7 additions to the vulnerability family (thankfully some are covered by previous mitigations). In good news ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 9th November 2018 9 Nov 2018

    Greetings, This week in information security: a research paper has unveiled several techniques for defeating hardware-level SSD encryption, a proposal would give SA Police the right to compel you to ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 2nd November 2018 2 Nov 2018

    Greetings, As another week comes to a close, here's a collection of articles for you to enjoy. Been having nightmares lately? May there's a hacker behind it... Here ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 26th October 2018 26 Oct 2018

    Greetings, Yet another week comes to a close. Between El Nino predictions for the summer and Halloween approaching, there are plenty of reasons to be scared. Not infosec professionals, however ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 19th October 2018 19 Oct 2018

    AusCERT Week in Review 19 October 2018 This week's libssh issue makes me think of the usual joke intro. of "Knock Knock! - Who's there?", just that the punchline ...

  • What Scotty Didn't Know - your guide to domain takeovers 19 Oct 2018

    Last night, a domain belonging to our PM lapsed, resulting in a cheeky citizen snapping it up [1]. If your business lost control of its domain, what would you do ...

  • 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 ...