Australia stepping up foreign cooperation on state-level cyber deterrence

The Australian government is increasingly concerned about the blurring of state and non-state activity, in particular that certain states have used third-party criminal groups to mask their cyber-based activity, a joint parliamentary committee has heard. Addressing an inquiry into Australia’s Read More …

‘Significant amount’ of sensitive security data stolen in Perth Airport hacking

A skilled hacker in Vietnam stole sensitive security details and building plans from Perth Airport after breaking into its computer systems. The West Australian can reveal Vietnamese man Le Duc Hoang Hai used the credentials of a third-party contractor to get Read More …

Australian National University establishes interdisciplinary Institute to focus on cybersecurity and innovation

The Australian National University (ANU) announced the establishment of the nation’s first interdisciplinary Cyber Institute on October 29. The announcement was made during a visit to Israel by a major Australian cyber security and innovation delegation, led by the Minister Assisting the Read More …

MCMC probing cyber attacks on online trading platforms

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is looking into reports of suspected cyber attacks disrupting online trading at several local brokerages. The regulator said it was assisting the stock exchange in investigating the disruption, a report by Nikkei Markets Read More …