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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...