Stories by Anthony Caruana

AusCERT 2019: The Data Breach Pipeline

What do you get when you combine hacking tools that are easy to access, a treasure trove of stolen user credentials, user authentication that's so complex it practically begs to be bypassed and companies that make connected devices with little understanding of what they're doing and even less or an idea of how to fix the mess they've made?

Anthony Caruana | 31 May | Read more

AISA 2018: Hunting for phishing kits

During the recent Australian Cyber Conference, hosted by AISA, Qasim Khan - a cybersecurity specialist with one of the leading bank in New Zealand - discussed how he created a tool, called pkit finder, to search for phishing kits that have found their way onto servers. Using his tool, he has found about 3000 unique phishing kits an about a year.

Anthony Caruana | 19 Oct | Read more

AISA 2018: Careers in cybersecurity

During this year's AISA national conference, now renamed as the Australian Cyber Conference, a panel discussion with Lynwen Connick from ANZ, Rachael Falk from Telstra, Michelle Price from AustCyber and Vanessa Pegueros from DocuSign discussed their careers and what can be done to ensure there is diversity in our cybersecurity workplaces.

Anthony Caruana | 17 Oct | Read more