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Gumtree Confirms Its Website Was Hacked, Customer Accounts Compromised

Online classifieds website Gumtree has been hacked. The incident occurred over the long weekend and attackers were able to access some user information. Here’s what we know so far.


Kaspersky Lab Released A Tool To Decrypt .Crypt Ransomware Files

If you’ve fallen victim to the CryptXXX ransomware, security vendor Kaspersky Lab has just come out with a tool that can unlocked your encrypted files so you don’t have to pay a ransom to recover them. Here are the details.


Deals: Save 63% On A 2 Year Subscription To Private Internet Access VPN

Worried you might fall victim to cybercrime? Forget about it. Now you can surf the internet in complete safety for the next two years with a subscription Private Internet Access VPN. Lifehacker Australia readers can pick up this incredible offer for only $78 AUD [$59.95 USD], a savings of 63% off the RRP.


Track Attackers On Your Corporate Network For Valuable Security Insight

Cybersecurity is already a top priority for a lot of organisations. Now, with the Federal Government’s investment in this space, it’s a good time for companies to re-evaluate their approach to IT security and weave in some offensive measures when fighting against cybercriminals that are trying to gain access to their corporate networks.


Blink Notifies You When Your Mac Wakes Up Or Sleeps

iPhone/Mac: Ever wonder if someone’s trying to guess your password? Or just curious about exactly how often the cat walks on your keyboard? Blink is a little app that will send a notification to your phone when your Mac wakes up or goes to sleep.


Turnbull's $230M Cyber Security Strategy: Four Industry Experts Respond

Yesterday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull served up a $230 million Cyber Security Defence Strategy to bolster our protection against cybercriminals and nation state hacking attempts. How did the IT security industry feel about the plan? Is $230 million even enough? Read on to find out.


Prime Minister Unveils $230M Cyber Security Plan For Australia

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is set to launch its $230 million Cyber Security Defence Strategy which include investments to bump up Australia’s defence against cyberattacks, hiring 100 IT security professionals and addressing the country’s skill shortage in this space. It also aims to promote collaboration between the public and private sector to fend off cyber threats to Australia and more. Read on for the details.


This Video Shows How Intel Authenticate Works On vPro PCs

Intel Authenticate is a preview technology that comes with the new sixth-generation Core chips with vPro. It’s a feature that was met with excitement when it was announced in January as it brings easy multifactor authentication features to PCs that carry the new Intel vPro chips. See how it works here.


Here's Why You Should Think Twice Before Using URL Shorteners

Popular URL shorteners, like bit.ly, could be exposing your personal information to others, according to a new study.


Blackberry's Decryption Key Debacle: We Should Have Seen This Coming

In a time when encryption is a sensitive topic and technology providers are eager to prove they have their users’ privacy at heart, reports of Blackberry handing over its global decryption key for its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service to a police agency couldn’t have come at a worse time. But when you look at the company’s stance on working with government agencies, the news doesn’t come as a complete surprise. We take a closer look at the BlackBerry decryption debacle that exploded last week.


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