How Did This Clever Teenage Kid Hack Apple’s Server?

A Melbourne student has pleaded guilty to hacking into Apple’s secured system after the organization told experts of the interruption (via The Age). The teenage minor, who can’t be named for legal reasons, showed up at an Australian Children’s Court on Thursday facing allegations of hacking into Apple’s servers on different events. Details of the

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Why Australia Is Sick And Tired Of No Young Cybersecurity Professionals

Similar to Japan, Australia is one of the few countries with a growing elderly population—and even though both economies are stable and strong, this reality will soon need some attention. For Australians, one of the biggest threats to their future is the lack of younger, skilled cybersecurity professionals who can uphold industry best practices. The

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When It Comes To Ransomware Attacks, Ignorance Is Death

When it comes to ransomware attacks, the risk massively outweighs our fear on the subject. As a plan for illicit profit, it has become the number one go-to exploit for cyber thieves looking to score the biggest possible pot of gold. And so far, it’s working really, really well. Ransomware is characterized as a kind

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Is IoT Headed To The Moon In A Broken Spaceship?

The incredible growth of the IoT landscape continues to amaze the market, as it predicted businesses around the world will likely spend about $772.5 billion on its expansion in 2018. That said, recent studies suggest the role of cybersecurity is essentially being overlooked by almost half these IoT organizations, all of whom require some degree

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