Adult cyber abuse cases have drastically spiked this year, says eSafety Commissioner

Adult cyber abuse cases have drastically spiked this year, says eSafety Commissioner

Updated May 21, 2018 10:25:53 The eSafety Commissioner has warned of a “real spike” in adult cyber abuse cases in 2018. Key points: Survey found one in 10 users have had sexual content shared online or sent without their consent. eSafety agency helped 800 young Australians remove content from social …

Emmanuel Macron signs pact targeting cyber warfare, looks to forge closer ties with Australia

Emmanuel Macron signs pact targeting cyber warfare, looks to forge closer ties with Australia

Posted May 02, 2018 16:13:12 French President Emmanuel Macron is warning against any country dominating the Pacific, as China’s growing influence in the region continues to cause unease among Western powers. Key points: Macron says important to “preserve rule-based development” in Pacific Macron said comments not aimed at blocking any …

Peter Dutton confirms push to expand powers of cyber spy agency to monitor domestic threats

Peter Dutton confirms push to expand powers of cyber spy agency to monitor domestic threats

Updated May 01, 2018 16:57:48 A push to expand the powers of the country’s cyber spy agency to collect intelligence on Australians is being backed by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton. Key points: Secretaries of Home Affairs, Defence have discussed giving Australian Signals Directorate more powers Proposal would enable ASD …

Russian hacking: Up to 400 Australian companies caught up in cyber attacks blamed on Moscow

Russian hacking: Up to 400 Australian companies caught up in cyber attacks blamed on Moscow

Updated April 17, 2018 14:58:30 Video: Minister for Defence says there was no significant exploitation from Russian hackers (ABC News) Up to 400 Australian businesses may have been targeted by suspected Russian state-sponsored cyber attacks that have affected millions of machines worldwide, the Defence Minister Marise Payne has revealed. Key …

Russian hacking: US, UK accuse Moscow-backed attackers in global cyber campaign

Russian hacking: US, UK accuse Moscow-backed attackers in global cyber campaign

Posted April 17, 2018 05:27:35 The United States and Britain have alleged Russian Government-backed hackers have infected computer routers around the world in a cyber espionage campaign targeting government agencies, businesses and critical infrastructure operators. Key points: Authorities says infected routers could be used for future attacks UK says “millions …