April 3, 2019

The future of authentication methods: Will 2FA go the distance?

Two-factor authentication (2FA) has become a common authentication method used by various organisations and platforms for security purposes. But with continuously evolving technology and increasingly sophisticated hacking tools, is 2FA…

money mule activity

March 7, 2019

Increase in Money Mule activity through N26 a concern

Throughout February 2019 several meetings of the CIFAS Organised Fraud & Intelligence Group (OFIG) took place which resulted in a collated document outlining several known and emerging threats. Money Mule…

Data breaches 2018

January 31, 2019

Number of exposed records soar, despite declining number of data breaches in 2018

There were 1,244 reported data breaches in 2018, down from last year’s 1,632 according to the American Identity Theft Resource Centre’s (ITRC) 2018 End of Year Data Breach Report. Yet…

Cyber security

January 20, 2019

Staying off the phishing hook

Last year, Australians lost over $930,000 to phishing scams. As phishing becomes more sophisticated and widespread around the world, businesses and individuals need to be more informed about how to…