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Tuesday, 03 August 2021 12:08

Dramatic increase in email phishing attacks

Email mailboxes at thousands of organisations have been hit by more than 12 million spear phishing and social engineering attacks between May 2020 and June 2021, according to a new report on email security.

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Australian businesses reported over $14 million in losses to Scamwatch due to payment redirection scams last year, and average losses so far in 2021 are more than five times higher compared to average losses in the same period in 2020, according to the ACCC.

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Australian customer-owned bank Heritage Bank has signed a five-year deal with specialist customer communications provider Chandler that it says will “revolutionise” how it sends letters, statements, product information and other communications items to members.

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Australians are using work tools, including company-issued devices for personal matters, to a greater extent than their global counterparts while remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research which labels the behaviour as a security risk.

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Sydney residents now have access to electronic prescriptions with the rollout of prescription software by the national digital health services and systems provider Digital Health Agency.

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GUEST OPINION by Hyland: Hyland to host a free webinar on October 29th, explains the importance of gover for government agencies.

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All government agencies and departments face the universal challenge of locating critical information within the myriad of documents, files, emails and other forms of information that occupy the ultra-busy, modern working environment.

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The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has demonstrated how adept it is at digital operations by leaking the private email addresses of about 1000 Australians who are stranded overseas due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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COVID-19 related threats are the single largest type of threat in the first half of this year, according to one security firm which says it blocked 8.8 million COVID-19 related threats, nearly 92% of which were spam delivered via emails.

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GUEST OPINION by Joanne Wong, Vice President – International Marketing, LogRhythm:  It’s something almost every internet user has experienced. An email arrives, purporting to be from a trusted source, but in reality it’s an attempt to steal personal details or cause disruption.

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GUEST OPINION by Greg Wyman, Bufferzone Security:  The world of cyber security has become increasingly complex in past years. Endpoints continue to be the vector that most attackers and hackers use to breach an organisation.

GUEST OPINION by Greg Wyman, Bufferzone Security:  The world of cyber security has become increasingly complex in past years. Endpoints continue to be the vector that most attackers and hackers use to breach an organisation.

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Business email compromise scams cost Australian businesses $132 million in losses in 2019, causing the highest losses across all scam types for the year.

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GUEST OPINION By Mark Padginton, Key Account Manager JAMF: Most Australian businesses have deployed tools and services to improve their IT security, yet many remain vulnerable due to one key factor: human beings.

GUEST OPINION By Mark Padginton, Key Account Manager JAMF: Most Australian businesses have deployed tools and services to improve their IT security, yet many remain vulnerable due to one key factor: human beings.

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The controversial American security firm CrowdStrike, which was called in to investigate the alleged Russian hack of DNC servers in 2016, had no proof that any emails from the system had been exfiltrated despite public assertions that this had occurred, according to the transcript of an interview released by the US Government a few days ago.

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