Home Minister Clare O'Neil says Canberra plans to look at outlawing ransom payments to cyber criminals, after hackers, allegedly based in Russia, demanded $10 million to stop leaking data of almost a million Australians, including PM Albanese.
Cybercriminals who accessed information belonging to some 9.7 million current and former clients of Medibank — the largest private health insurer — demand a dollar for each victim.
Data of some 9.7 million clients posted on "dark web forum", says health insurer Medibank, after spurning ransom demands.
Chinese hacking group APT41 has been targeting US states in a tenacious and adaptive campaign, according to cybersecurity company Mandiant.
Almost every sector of activity today depends on computer codes that are protected by patents from which large firms collect income. Can we free ourselves from these codes?
An hour-long blackout struck several US airlines, Australian financial firms and other global companies, with the problem traced to US-based tech provider Akamai.
Colonial Pipeline says a cyberattack forced it to temporarily halt all operations on a major pipeline that delivers roughly 45 percent of all fuel consumed on the US East Coast.
The Justice Department said the hackers were responsible for a wide range of criminal activity and high-profile intrusions across South and Southeast Asia, Mexico, and Africa, including a retaliatory 2014 attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.
The Australian Wikileaks founder shocked the world by disclosing diplomatic cables containing sensitive information.
FBI and Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity arm are investigating what industry experts said bore the hallmarks of Russian tradecraft.
Cyberattackers are manipulating people’s fears surrounding the coronavirus to steal sensitive personal information.
Ten suspected cybercriminals have been charged with conspiracy to commit computer fraud, conspiracy to commit wire and bank fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering after they caused over $100 million in financial losses.
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