Various cybercrime and cyber threat groups have recently publicly pledged support for the Russian government in retaliation to sanctions against Russia for its invasion into Ukraine.
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The lack of implementation expertise, in-house staff resources, and recognition of cyberthreats by organisation leaders are the main reasons for the lack of certain cyber solutions, according to a Trellix survey.
RaidForums' UK-based founder Diogo Santos Coelho could be extradited to the US on charges of conspiracy, access device fraud, and aggravated identify theft.
ASD director-general Rachel Noble said the new jobs will start being rolled out in financial year 2022-23.
Hydra's servers and $25 million worth of bitcoin were seized by the US Department of Justice and German federal police on Tuesday.
Home Affairs is seeking public consultation on how it should develop Australia's action plan for protecting citizen data.
Home Affairs Secretary Mike Pezzullo provides tips on how organisations should approach cybersecurity, including partnering with government and setting up cyber mousetraps for older mainframes.
Critical infrastructure entities will now be required to maintain a risk management program, which Home Affairs has said, on average, will cost organisations a one-off AU$9.7 million for setting it up and an annual ongoing cost of AU$3.7 million.
Along with deploying the warrants, the AFP has launched a new centre for protecting high-office holders and parliamentarians in the upcoming federal election against various threats, including online harassment.
RMIT cybersecurity expert said Australia's cyber skills shortage could lead to the cyber jobs announced in last night's federal Budget being unfilled.