Expert on News: Phishing block pilot launched in Australia

Telecommunications company Telstra has launched a pilot programme to block phishing texts spoofing Services Australia, according to ZDNet.  Phishing messages purporting to be from myGov and Centrelink will be rejected by Telstra before they hit the phones of the telco’s customers. The company worked with the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) and Services Australia on the […]

Razer data leak – Experts Reaction

information-leak

Researcher Bob Diachenko reports gaming hardware giant, Razer Inc. recently experienced an incident exposing customer emails, phones, shipping and billing addresses and more online. Cybersecurity expert reacted below. Experts Comments September 15, 2020 Chloé Messdaghi + Follow Me – UnFollow Me VP of Strategy Point3 Security It’s obvious that some three weeks passed between the time a hacker […]

A Moment Of Reflection: A CIO’s Perspective On The Remote Working Transition

The coronavirus crisis has forced many companies to push ahead with digital transformation at high speed, causing many challenges for IT and security teams. Challenges include the need for extensive hardware purchases and new processes for home office work, but also connecting to the company’s own IT infrastructure and accessing files and apps that employees […]

Experts Reaction On Staples Data Breach

“Wisdom” User Conference

Staples has informed some customers that data relating to their orders has been accessed without permission, but dubbed the data as ‘Non-sensitive” according to researcher Troy Hunt. Cybersecurity experts reacted below. Experts Comments September 16, 2020 Laurence Pitt + Follow Me – UnFollow Me Global Security Strategy Director Juniper Networks Many people will see this […]

Expert Reaction On Personal Information Of 46,000 Veterans Was Compromised In Data Breach

Accessed without their Consent

It has been reported that the Department of Veterans Affairs notified veterans Monday morning of a data breach that resulted in the exposure of 46,000 veterans’ personal information. This breach took place when an unauthorized users tries to access an application within the Financial Service Center (FSC) to steal payment. The techniques used by the […]