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  • 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 ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 29th June 2018 29 Jun 2018

    AusCERT Week in Review 29 June 2018 Greetings, Business Email Compromise (BEC) has been in the news this week, with a flurry of incidents and investigations. Do you have two-factor ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 22nd June 2018 22 Jun 2018

    AusCERT Week in Review 22 June 2018 Greetings, As Friday 22nd June comes to a close, I'd like to bring your attention to an old read from 1996, but ...

  • Malicious emails via WeTransfer 20 Jun 2018

    AusCERT has seen direct evidence of malicious emails being sent via WeTransfer, as part of an ongoing campaign affecting Australian organisations. We have summarised our findings and provided advice, which ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 15th June 2018 15 Jun 2018

    Greetings, This week demonstrated AI's potential to assist humanity, as it came out from this month's Microsoft Patch Tuesday that Cortana would helpfully execute code for you even ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 8th June 2018 8 Jun 2018

    Greetings, AusCERT is back to business as usual after the conference, and so is the security ecosystem. This week delivered the usual suspects in vulnerability reporting - a Flash 0day, updates ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 1st June 2018 4 Jun 2018

    Greetings, This slightly belated Week in Review comes on the heels of a big week in the form of the AusCERT2018 conference! It was that time once again for us ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 25th May 2018 25 May 2018

    AusCERT Week in Review 25 May 2018 Greetings,   Happy GDPR compliance deadline day!  I'm sure you've been receiving many privacy policy update emails this week.  ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 18th May 2018 18 May 2018

    Greetings, We've seen a spate of bulletins this week following Twitter's revelation that they were accidentally logging some passwords in clear-text, indicating that some products have also exposed sensitive ...