Google offers stronger security for targeted users

Shutters third-party access to messages and Drive. Google is offering stronger protection to exposed groups of internet users such as business leaders, political campaign workers, and journalists for the company’s online services. Its advanced protection program aims to protect personal Google accounts against targeted attacks such as phishing, while tightening access controls to the Gmail and Drive services. […]

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Oracle scolds customers for not patching and getting pwned

While releasing another massive monthly critical patch update. Oracle has chided customers for failing to apply patches to its products in a timely manner and therefore falling victim to attackers. The enterprise IT vendor today said it continued to “periodically receive reports” of attempts by attackers to exploit vulnerabilities that it had already released fixes […]

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ASIO warns cyber espionage against Australia will increase

Rewards are lucrative and risks are low. Cyber espionage attacks by nation states against Australia are expected to increase in both number and sophistication over the coming years, the country’s domestic spy agency has warned. The “relatively low cost” and “plausible deniability” on offer from such attacks will lure more malicious actors to conduct cyber espionage […]

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Lockheed expands AI research at Melbourne lab

Raydon Gates, CEO Lockheed Martin A/NZ and Dr. Keoki Jackson, Lockheed Martin’s CTO announce STELaRLab in 2016. (Credit: Lockheed Martin) Results could improve ‘Australia’s defence and national security’. Lockheed Martin is set to expand the number of researchers looking at machine learning and cognitive architectures at its nascent STELaRLab in Melbourne. STELaRLAB – which stands […]

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