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  • 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 ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 11th May 2018 11 May 2018

    Greetings, Another week, another drink from the firehose of information security. Microsoft's patch Tuesday was largely uneventful, but Chrome, Firefox and Safari have all received significant security updates. DLA ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 4th May 2018 4 May 2018

    AusCERT Week in Review 04 May 2018 Greetings, Happy Friday all. Plenty of patches and some interesting security stories again this week. Here's a summary (including excerpts) of some ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 27th April 2018 27 Apr 2018

    AusCERT Week in Review 27 April 2018 Greetings, We have reached the end of another week, so I hope that you can all have an enjoyable and relaxing weekend. As ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 20th April 2018 20 Apr 2018

    Greetings,   Right off the back of Microsoft's patch Tuesday and Red Hat's RHEL 7.5 updates, this week we have Oracle's quarterly Critical Patch Updates and ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 13th April 2018 13 Apr 2018

    Greetings, Happy Friday the 13 th all! Well, Cisco’s Smart Install protocol vulnerability that potentially leads to Remote denial of service and code execution attacks, now has a publicly available ...

  • AusCERT Week in Review for 6th April 2018 6 Apr 2018

    AusCERT Week in Review 6 April 2018 Greetings, As Friday the 6th of April closes, kernel updates and Spectre Meltdown patches looks to be an ongoing source of bulletins.  ...

  • Russia, diplomacy and potential repercussions in Australian cyberspace 6 Apr 2018

    Background We recently witnessed the “largest expulsion of Russian diplomats” by 27-odd countries in support of the UK, following the attempted murder of a Russian double agent on British soil ...