Toll Suspects USB’s Carried Protected Information to a Competitor

According to IT News, transport giant Toll has received permission to inspect the contents of 8 USB devices it suspects were used to illegally copy its intellectual property by an ex-employee. Currently locked in a legal stoush with the former National Sales Manager for subsidiary NQX, Toll alleges that in the days immediately before his […]

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New Botnet-creating Malware Detected

Hot on the heels of the Mirai botnet of 2016 comes news of a new IoT malware, dubbed Hajime. As reported in Computerworld, Hajime is “like Mirai on steroids” with a more sophisticated method for command and control of compromised IoT devices based on a peer-to-peer network rather than a direct server connection. Estimates so […]

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68% of Data Breaches in 2016 were by Malicious Outsiders

As reported in Technology Decisions, 68% of all reported data breaches in 2016 were linked to malicious outsiders.  And the volume of records exposed by those outsiders surged by 286% over 2015 volume, according to the Breach Level Index published by Gemalto. The report was released a few months ago, but trawling back over the […]

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