Update on WanaCry global ransomware

The Australian Government is aware of a large-scale ransomware campaign that has impacted organisations globally. We recommend Australian businesses, households and individuals take steps now to protect their computers, networks and devices. The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has been engaging with Australian businesses and industry sectors over the weekend to ensure they are aware of… Read More »

Protect yourself from ransomware

A ransomware campaign has impacted a number of organisations globally, including the UK’s National Health Service. Ransomware is malicious software that makes data or systems unusable until the victim makes a payment. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. If you have been affected by the Wanacry ransomware, you can report the incident to… Read More »

How Hackers Access your accounts without a Password

If you’ve ever logged into an app or service by using your Google/Facebook/Twitter account in lieu of creating a new username and password, you’ve opened up the app permissions hole. This feature is fine and good—it lets you worry about fewer passwords and sometimes is necessary for apps that work directly with your other account.… Read More »