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Telstra warning about fake bills
On 14 January 2013, Telstra issued a warning to its customers about a fake bill hoax.
Oracle fixes critical Java exploit
On 14 January 2013, Oracle released a security alert for a critical vulnerability in browser versions of Java.
Microsoft security update for Internet Explorer exploit
On 21 September, Microsoft issued a security update addressing a critical vulnerability affecting numerous version of Internet Explorer (Originally identified in Microsoft Security Advisory 2757760).
Ticketmaster warns of fake confirmation email
Ticketmaster Australia has posted a warning on Facebook and its website alerting customers about a fake confirmation email currently circulating.
Old malware resurgence, recycled via phishing, Facebook
In recent weeks, security experts have begun warning about the resurgence of a type of malware first noted in 2007, the Trojan horse known as Zeus.
Microsoft, Adobe release June Patch Tuesday updates
On 11 June 2013, Microsoft and Adobe issued their monthly Patch Tuesday security update for products including Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer and Office and Adobe Flash Player.
May 2013 eNewsletter
This year, National Cyber Security Awareness Week was bigger than ever with nearly 1400 organisations across Australia supporting Awareness Week with events and awareness activities.
April 2013 eNewsletter
April featured a number of important software updates. Oracle updated Java to address a long list of vulnerabilities. It also included a number of non-security improvements. Microsoft and Adobe have also released important updates. For the latest security updates check these vendor’s websites.
March 2013 eNewsletter
The dates for the 2013 National Cyber Security Awareness Week have been announced! During Awareness Week from 20 to 24 May 2013 the message of cyber security will once again be heard around metropolitan, regional and rural Australia through a range of events. Like us on facebook or check back regularly on our website for Awareness Week events and activities near you.