If you look at the search interest for ‘ransomware attack’, it has steadily increased over the past year. This is understandable given there was a 15 per cent increase in the number of ransomware reports made last year, according to the latest ACSC Annual Cyber Threat Report writes Margrith Appleby, General Manager of Kaspersky Australia… Read more »
Forget being catfished on a dating site, con artists have turned their attention to the professional world, with scammers posing as fake recruiters and job applicants, infiltrating the inboxes of unsuspecting business owners. It’s a case of small business owner beware, writes Arni Hardason, Head of Assurance at Pure Security. Small and medium-sized businesses are… Read more »
With the gift-giving season thoroughly underway, many Australian businesses are frantically stocking their shelves to prepare for the Christmas onslaught. But it’s not just consumers and retailers who are gearing up for the holidays; hackers are also preparing for the days following Cyber Monday and 25th December, a time when businesses are highly susceptible to… Read more »
Cyber attacks on Australian Small to Medium Business owners (SMBs) are on the rise. In a recent report by Cisco, over half of all Australian SMBs admit having been the victim of a cyber attack. As an SMB owner, and without a dedicated IT team, finding time to ensure your technology is up to date… Read more »
The Australian Government estimates that more than 400,000 small to medium sized businesses have experienced cyber security attacks.