The Australian Computer Emergency Response Team (AusCERT) is a not-for-profit security group that provides advice to the Australian public, team members, and the education sector. AusCERT monitors and evaluates global computer network threats and vulnerabilities, publishing security bulletins and recommended prevention and mitigation strategies.

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US government has no idea how to wage cyberwar: Ranum

The US government's offensive approach to 'cyberwar' demonstrates that it doesn't understand that strategies and tactics used in the physical world simply don't apply to the online world, according to Tenable Security's security chief.

May 23, 2013 by Michael Lee

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AusCERT 2013 Day 1

AusCERT has returned to the Gold Coast for another year, and ZDNet was there to bring you all the highlights.

May 22, 2013 by Zennith Geisler


Cybercrime: it's just too easy

AusCERT general manager Graham Ingram has rejected Eugene Kaspersky's view that the current golden age of cybercrime will be over in a few years — because the crimes are just too easy to commit.

May 27, 2012 by


Android's biggest security flaws

Android is widely accepted as being iOS' greatest rival, but, according to Dell SecureWorks security researcher Timothy Vidas, it has a host of issues that have made it a target for malware authors.

May 21, 2012 by Michael Lee

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National Botnet Network coming: Earthwave

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are on the rise, and, according to Earthwave CEO Carlos Minassian, the situation will get worse when the National Broadband Network (NBN) rolls out.

May 20, 2012 by Michael Lee


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