Morrison announces repurposing of defence money to fight increasing cyber threats

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Morrison announces repurposing of defence money to fight increasing cyber threats-->

Morrison announces repurposing of defence money to fight increasing cyber threats

Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra The federal government is repurposing $1.35 billion of its planned defence spending over a decade to meet the increasing threat of cyber attacks on Australia. The announcement follows Scott Morrison recently revealing “a sophisticated state-based cyber actor” was targeting “Australian organisations across a range of sectors including all levels of […]

Zoom-bombings disrupt online events with racist and misogynist attacks-->

Zoom-bombings disrupt online events with racist and misogynist attacks

The zoom-bombing of online meetings, classes and social events reflect a disturbing trend. (Shutterstock) Greg Elmer, Ryerson University; Anthony Glyn Burton, Ryerson University, and Stephen J. Neville, York University, Canada As COVID-19 circulated the globe in March, reports emerged of another new, viral threat: “Zoom-bombing.” The term derives from photo-bombing, which is defined as appearing […]

The pandemic moved life online – a surge in website defacing followed-->

The pandemic moved life online – a surge in website defacing followed

    Website defacing can shut down businesses that have moved online during the coronavirus pandemic. Siriporn Kaenseeya/EyeEm via Getty Images David Maimon, Georgia State University and C. Jordan Howell, University of South Florida One consequence of the public’s compliance with social distancing and quarantines during the COVID-19 pandemic is a sharp decline in most […]

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