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  • 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 ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 5th October 2018 5 Oct 2018

    Greetings, The Shearwater 2018 Hackathon is going to be held on the 16th of November in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, and Brisbane. It's a one-day CTF and learning event with ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 28th September 2018 28 Sep 2018

    Greetings, Another week with a crazy number of AusCERT bulletins! 99! That is an average of 19.8 bulletins per day! The worst thing is when you see CVE numbers ...

  • 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 ...