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Australia Proposes Bill on Parental Consent for Minors on Social Media

The Australian government has proposed the Privacy Legislation Amendment (Enhancing Online Privacy and Other Measures) Bill 2021 to safeguard Australians against various data threats...

Australia Unveils Ransomware Action Plan to Combat Cyberattacks

With rising state-sponsored ransomware operators and attacks becoming widespread, the Australian government has announced a Ransomware Action Plan to tackle the rising cyberthreats. The...

Australia Passes Surveillance Legislation (Identify and Disrupt) Amendment Bill 2020

Australia is constantly trying to boost its cybersecurity capabilities to mitigate rising threats of remote access scams and identity thefts. The government recently passed...

After Phishing and Identity Thefts, LockBit 2.0 Operations Rise in Australia

Australians have become a target for different kinds of cyberattacks lately. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) reported an 84% surge in identity theft...

ACCC Warns About Rising Remote Access Scams in Australia

While the government of Australia is constantly trying to boost cybersecurity, a recent analysis divulged the rising threat of remote access scams in the...

New Bill Mandates Australian Organizations to Notify Before Paying Ransom

Ransomware attacks are not a common security incident anymore. Several countries are severely concerned about the rising sophistication of ransomware attacks. Some governments even...

Heightened Use of Internet Observed in Older Population: ACMA Survey

The use of the internet differs from person to person. Factors like age and lifestyle define their online behavior. Besides, the impact of the...

How Australia Plans to Thwart Ransomware Attacks in the Country

Ever since ransomware attacks in the country increased, the Australian government stepped up its cybersecurity standards to thwart cyberattacks. Committed to the same, the...

Oxfam Australia Confirms Data Breached During Cyberattack

Oxfam Australia, a non-profit charity working towards the eradication of poverty around the globe through humanitarian services, recently reported it was investigating a “data...

Australian Securities and Investment Commission Hit by a Cyberattack

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) became aware of a security incident that affected one of its servers that is used to transfer...