For most people, the ping of an incoming SMS will induce some level of excitement — or mild intrigue at least. But with SMS scams on the rise, many may now be meeting this same sound with trepidation. According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) ScamWatch website, scams delivered via “phone” or “text”… Read more »
Researchers found a cybersecurity flaw in Atlassian software that left it vulnerable to account takeovers
Atlassian products were vulnerable to a hack that could have seen attackers gain access to user accounts, cybersecurity analysts found. Researchers from security firm Check Point discovered a set of flaws which, if exploited, would have enabled bad actors to take over the accounts of Atlassian products like Jira and Bitbucket. The researchers found the training.atlassian.com subdomain… Read more »
More than half (53%) of small business owners are worried about being scammed Yet only a third train staff in scam awareness and prevention Australian small businesses lose an average of nearly $40,000 per scam Scams on small businesses are costing owners more than $20,000 a scam according to new research from Westpac. The… Read more »
Fifteen-year-old email security company MailGuard launches out of stealth to keep cyber security on the agenda
Ready to help businesses fight back is MailGuard, an Australian tech company that has been at the forefront of the email security game for 15 years.