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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…
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.
Australians have until 20 September 2022 to seek priority allocation of an .au direct domain name that matches their existing domain name.
Australian organisations are urged to be alert to continued malicious cyber activity conducted by Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actors, assessed to be affiliated with the Iranian Government’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
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