5 million email usernames and passwords were recently published on a Russian forum, creating yet another controversy on how secure our online accounts really are. The emails were leaked through phishing and hacking techniques and were compiled over the years from unsuspecting individuals. Although Google has released a statement that these hacks were done against […]
A global network of computers used to acquire bank data from JP Morgan was found to be rerouting the information to a Russian city, according to investigators. Recent proliferation of cybercriminals have alerted investigations from the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Security Agency in the wake of the JP Morgan attacks, […]
Professional Services Firm Ernst & Young’s Global Head of Information Security has highlighted several weaknesses in Australia’s banks, calling their security measures “soft” for cyber criminals. Although Australian banks have experienced fewer criminal attacks than the United States and other European countries, our readiness for such an attack is in question.
The head of Queensland’s Fraud […]
Google researchers have come up with technology that can decipher CAPTCHA in a recent test of tens of millions of numbers in images taken from Street View. Surprisingly, the new algorithm was able to identify the numbers in the images at 90% accuracy.
The Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart test […]
The Heartbleed bug has been on the headlines for the past week as a security flaw that allows hackers to steal passwords and other important information online. The problem lies at the heart of OpenSSL, an encryption type widely used for several years. Experts are in discussion as to how such a threat has remained […]
There have been several instances of people falling victim to unsatisfactory advice, or even worst investment scams. There is a streamlined process of filing a complaint, although there is some confusion as to how it is done. As of this moment, the ASIC entertains complaints that are submitted to their website, www.asic.gov.au/complain. Callers that are […]