Census 2016: NSW Privacy Commissioner concerned over ‘range of risks’

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans NSW’s Privacy Commissioner has blown the whistle on a “range of risks’’ over radical plans to store Australians’ names and addresses in a government database after next week’s Census. “From a risk-management perspective, it’s hard not to be concerned about the…

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Safran in Talks Over Future of ID & Security Business

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans LONDON—French aerospace supplier SafranSA is in talk with several groups over the future of its identity and security business after it reported first-half operating profit rose 11%, propelled by strong demand for new aircraft engines. Safran has narrowed discussions to five…

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Google Could Lose Business Over China Hacking Claim

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The main newspaper of China’s Communist Party accused Google on Monday of being a “political tool” used to vilify the Chinese government, saying the Internet search giant had falsely accused China of a computer hack. “Google’s accusations against China are fictitious…

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Hackers can take over your PC through your printer

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Security researchers from Vectra Networks discovered a serious vulnerability in Microsoft’s Windows operating system, which allows hackers to take control over complete computer networks, through vulnerable printers. The report didn’t say which operating systems were affected, but the patch is already…

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