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A low alert details a cyber security vulnerability that entities should be aware of. The ACSC has assessed that network owners and operators should be aware of the possible threats so that they can take appropriate actions to mitigate risks. Low alerts refer to vulnerabilities that, while important for ACSC to disseminate to a widespread audience at a level of urgency, have minimal potential to impact Australia due to the low likelihood of success, lack of a publicly available proof-of-concept, age of the exploit, or other factors.
The ACSC is aware of a potential vulnerability associated with Microsoft Exchange Server (Exchange). Australian organisations should closely monitor their Exchange instances.
A medium alert details a cyber security vulnerability that entities should act soon to mitigate. The ACSC has assessed that network owners and operators need to be notified of the possible threats so that they can take appropriate actions to mitigate risks. Medium alerts refer to vulnerabilities, which if not mitigated against, have the potential to impact Australia, due to a publicly available proof-of-concept or evidence of active exploitation, but comprehensive patches or easily implemented mitigation mechanisms are available.
To help protect against fraud, Optus has notified customers to look to reputable sources such as Moneysmart and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has joined with international cyber security agency partners to co-author an advisory on continued Iranian state-sponsored cyber threats. Organisations are encouraged to apply the…
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month and this year the Australian Cyber Security Centre’s (ACSC) theme is Have you been hacked?
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