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How federal government departments are protecting Australians’ data against cyber hack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

How federal government departments are protecting Australians’ data against cyber hack

The federal government has conceded it can’t be certain public service departments are secure against major hacking attacks, as Malcolm Turnbull’s senior cyber adviser suggested Australia might have dodged the latest international crisis because it fell during the weekend. At least eight Australian businesses have been infected by the bug crippling some systems in Britain, Europe and the US, with …

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Budget’s cybersecurity allocations welcomed as government focuses on fixing past mistakes

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Budget’s cybersecurity allocations welcomed as government focuses on fixing past mistakes

After a year in which Budget allocations focused on cybersecurity industry and capability development, that industry has cautiously welcomed the more targeted funding announced as the Turnbull government uses this week’s federal Budget for 2017-18 to respond to a series of government IT-security disasters. Industry enthusiasm focused on the $10.7m allocation, over the next four years, for the creation of …

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Turkish government delays to announce number of child abuse cases

To Purchase This Product/Services, Go To The Store Link Above Or Go To http://www.become007.com/store/ At least 4 different cases of child abuse were revealed in Turkey only in April this year. A 14-year-old middle-school student in the city of Amasya, for instance, was taken to …

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ACLU Issues Guide for Defense Attorneys on Unconstitutional Government Use of Bulk Hacking

In 2015, the FBI used a single warrant, issued by a single judge, to hack into and search more than 8,000 computers in 120 countries around the world. The government designed software to infiltrate computers and bypass security- and privacy-enhancing … View full post on National Cyber Security Ventures

The U.S. government is stockpiling lists of “zero day” software bugs that let it hack into iPhones

When the U.S. government couldn’t force Apple to give it access to the iPhone used by the shooter in the San Bernardino massacre, it reportedly paid $1 million for a secret software vulnerability that gave it full access to the … View full post on National Cyber Security Ventures

US Government Hacked With Its Own Spyware?

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Former National Security Administration tech expert tells all. Another day, another news headline concerning hacking of US government accounts, this time with software that specifically targeted Macs and Apple devices, long known for their lower susceptibility to viruses and malware. … The post US Government Hacked […]

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Russian cybercriminal hacked more than 60 government, education agencies

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Russian cybercriminal hacked more than 60 government, education agencies

Studies have shown that millions of internet-connected machines are vulnerable to cyberattack based on a variety of configuration and other issues. One vulnerability that cybercriminals can use to relatively easily attack systems is called “SQL injection,” meaning that a database …

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Former child abuse inquiry chairwoman to sue Scottish Government for £500,000

A former chairman of the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry is suing the Scottish Government for £500,000 in loss of earnings and damage to her reputation following her departure from the role last year.

According to papers lodged at the Court of Session, Susan O’Brien, QC, is says she was forced out after attempting to defend the inquiry’s independence from Government.

She was asked to quit after a psychologist working with the inquiry objected to comments she had allegedly made in a private meeting. These were put in the public domain by Education Secretary John Swinney, who said that, if they had become known to survivors, they would have made her position “untenable”.

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French government, wary of cyberattacks, shares defense secrets with political parties

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French government, wary of cyberattacks, shares defense secrets with political parties

French security officials, sobered by the destabilizing effect that computer hacking and email leaks had on the U.S. election, have taken the unprecedented step of allowing government cyber-snoops share their expertise with political parties.
The goal is to help France’s

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Indian government under-prepared for cyber security warfare: FireEye’s Boland

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Indian government under-prepared for cyber security warfare: FireEye’s Boland

In a conversation with ETtech, Bryce Boland- Chief Technology Officer, Asia Pacific, FireEye delves into a lot of critical cyber security issues like IoT, ransomware, car hacks and the corporate worlds inefficiency in dealing with such issues
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