Australia still has a way to go to become an infosec world leader

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Australia is far from the largest cybersecurity marketplace in the world, but that hasn’t stopped Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull from having soaring ambitions of Australia becoming a leader in both the Asia-Pacific and internationally. As part of his national innovation The…

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Why Opal hackers are still hunting savings

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans New data shows that “Opal runners” are still actively seeking public transport savings. There are only three weeks left until the rules for using the Opal public transport smartcard in Sydney change, and you’ll no longer be entitled to the The…

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Female Hackers Still Face Harassment at Conferences

Security and hacking conferences provide platforms for cutting edge research into computer vulnerabilities, exploitable systems, and new defensive measures. These often vast events also let researchers and hackers rub shoulders with their friends and peers, network, and blow off steam. But a lingering problem remains for some women at a…

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Credit Cards with Chips Are Still Not Safe from Fraud

ABC News(NEW YORK) — When it comes to stealing credit card information, it’s unfortunately as easy as swiping your card in any skimming device. Credit card fraud is now a $16 billion a year problem in the United States alone, and every hour, thieves with skimmers are stealing Americans’ credit…

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Extradition for teenage sextortion suspect still up in the air

WBTV has learned the Mecklenburg County District Attorney is still figuring out whether or not to sign extradition papers to bring a suspect wanted for sextortion back to Charlotte. The DA has requested more information from the school district about the case. “A decision would not be made regarding extradition…

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Third party tracking ‘still legal,’ according to FCC

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Third-party web tracking is still legal, a new ruling has found. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has dismissed a petitionby Consumer Watchdog that would forbid Internet companies from tracking consumers. According to the FCC, the petition was inconsistent with its rules…

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