Australia is coming under sustained cyber attack by a 'state-based' actor, says Prime Minister Scott Morrison, as hackers try to exploit vulnerabilities in business and government software systems.
The MyGov website ground to a halt this week as thousands of people tried to access welfare support. As a result, long queues popped up at Centrelink offices across the country.
Co-opting internet-connected devices could disrupt transportation systems on Election Day, stymie political campaigns, or help make information warfare more credible.
As the number of 'internet of things' devices expands rapidly, so do security vulnerabilities to homes, businesses, governments and the internet as as whole.
A new report highlights the worrying trends confronting security professionals – from more sophisticated hacking methods to hack-for-hire products and targeted attacks on tourism websites.
As more physical objects are becoming digitalised, it is leading to greater national security risks.
Iranian cyberthreats come from independent hacker groups and from those suspected of having government ties. Their efforts may be part of a campaign to counterbalance other international powers.
To protect ourselves online, we should all understand a few key terms.
Cybercriminals are using cloud-based services, much like regular businesses. A new study reveals important lessons for the future of fighting cybercrime.
'Denial of service' cyberattacks are increasingly used to shut down websites. New research reveals that 911 call centers are vulnerable to the threat as well.
The Politically Incorrect forum is bringing its racist vitriol to a website near you.
The recent cyber attack on the Dyn infrastructure shows why the internet of things poses a risk to us all.
The internet's architecture is under attack again as a huge denial of service attack takes out major sites in US and Europe.