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Cyber attackers seize, encrypt and ransom medical centre's patient database

Cyber attackers seize, encrypt and ransom medical centre's patient database

The data-kidnappers are demanding $4,000 to release thousands of patient records belonging to the Miami Family Medical Centre on Australia's Gold Coast.

Search Engine Poisoning live in Brisbane, Queensland

Search Engine Poisoning live in Brisbane, Queensland

Will you be in Brisbane, Queensland, on the evening of Tuesday 03 April 2012?

If so, you're invited to a live demo of Search Engine Poisoning, plus a touch of Mac malware, at the April chapter meeting of OWASP.

Anatomy of an Attack comes to Brisbane, Queensland

Anatomy of an Attack comes to Melbourne, Victoria

Live in the Brisbane, Queensland area? Join us for Anatomy of an Attack on 13 October 2011.

Live elsewhere? Find out more about AoA events in your region, and check out our educational online videos.

Don't fight cybercrime on your own - do it with Synergy!

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Next week, I'll be talking at the Identity and Hi-Tech Crime Symposium 2011 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

There's still time for last-minute registrations at the event, so if you're in the region, why not join me there?

Protecting others from getting ripped off - online or offline

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I've just returned form an event organised by the Queenland cybercops.

The Seniors' Fraud Protection Symposium brought law enforcement, business and industry groups together to work to reduce the exposure of seniors to financially-oriented crimes.

Do you know enough about ATM skimming? Learn more from Fiscal the Fraud Fighting Ferret!

Do you know enough about ATM skimming? Learn more from Fiscal the Fraud Fighting Ferret!

Here's an explanation of why and how to be on your guard when you're getting cash from an ATM.

It doesn't assume you're a computer expert, it doesn't talk down to you, it's easy to follow, and it's narrated by Fiscal, the Fraud Fighting Ferret!

OWASP chapter comes to Queensland - please join us if you can!

OWASP chapter comes to Queensland - please join us if you can!

Will you be in Brisbane, Queensland on Tuesday 01 March 2011? Are you interested in learning about security and meeting a bunch of like-minded people?

If so, why not attend the inaugural meeting of the OWASP Brisbane chapter? (It's free.)

Full surveillance internet society?

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Queensland, Australia, is reeling from the news of two child murders in the past two weeks. 12-year-old Elliott Fletcher was stabbed to death last week at school; 8-year-old Trinity Bates was killed and dumped in a storm drain just 100 Read more…

JavaScript tricks and traps

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Are you in Brisbane, Queensland this evening, Tuesday 02 February 2010? If so, why not attend this month's Brisbane Security Special Interest Group, or BSSIG for short? The meetings take place in the CBD, start at 18:00, are done and Read more…

Queensland: sun, sand, surf - and security

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You're probably expecting me to comment on the iPhone virus sneaking through Australia at the moment, but not everyone is head-over-heels in love with reading about iPhones, so that can wait. Right now I want to report on my latest Read more…