We are thrilled to announce Windows 11 will start to become available on October 5, 2021. On this day, the free upgrade to Windows 11 will begin rolling out to eligible Windows 10 PCs and PCs that come pre-loaded with Windows 11 will start to become available for purchase. A new Windows experience, Windows 11 is designed to bring you closer to what you love.
New features help users control and monitor apps’ use of their data
Essential, rugged convenience to meet your business needs Designed for durability, Galaxy XCover 5 is ready to go where life takes you. The XCover key adds convenience at a press, like easily turning on the LED Torchlight, or you can customise it to bring up the apps you need to get down to business.
Get to know the Pixel 5a with 5G, Waiting for Australian Delivery Date Introducing Pixel 5a with 5G, the latest A-series Pixel phone from Google with many of the helpful features users have grown to love (and a few new hardware additions) all at a more affordable price. The phone arrives on August 26 and includes IP67 water resistance, a powerful battery, Pixel's impressive dual camera system and a whole lot more — you can pre-order it now for $449. Here's what you can expect:
The ACMA is warning consumers to be wary of tax phone scams attempting to obtain personal or financial details. There has been a spike in consumer reports to the ACMA as scammers seek to take advantage of Australians who are submitting tax returns or awaiting the outcome of an assessment.
Week of July 26, 2021 (Service release 2107) Device configuration Improved policy support for iPadOS devices enrolled as Shared iPads for Business (public preview) We've added support for user-assigned device configuration policies for Shared iPads for Business. With this change, settings like the home screen layout and most device restrictions assigned to user groups apply to Shared iPad devices while a user from the assigned user groups is active on the device
ACSC has observed an increase in reporting of LockBit 2.0 ransomware incidents in Australia. The LockBit ransomware restricts access to corporate files and systems by encrypting them into a locked and unusable format. Victims receive instructions on how to engage with the offenders after encryption. LockBit affiliates have successfully deployed ransomware on corporate systems in a variety of countries and sectors, including Australia, where the ACSC is aware of numerous incidents since 2020. LockBit affiliates are known to implement the ‘double extortion’ technique by uploading stolen and sensitive victim information to their dark web site ‘LockBit 2.0’, and threatening to sell and/or release this information if their ransom demands are not met.
BlackBerry has disclosed that its QNX Real Time Operating System is affected by a BadAlloc vulnerability - CVE-2021-22156. QNX is the world’s most prevalent real time operating system. Alert status: HIGH Background /What has happened? The ACSC is tracking a vulnerability in BlackBerry QNX RTOS on Australian networks. An integer overflow vulnerability exists in BlackBerry’s QNX products (including standard, medical and safety-certified versions). This vulnerability could allow remote code execution or denial-of-service attacks. This is a high-risk vulnerability, affecting QNX SDP 6.5 SP1 and below (shipped in products manufactured between 1996 to 2012) and QNX for safety manufactured until 2018.
Mobility has become the new normal in many people’s working lives. And many businesses have embraced enterprise mobility, using phones and tablets for work. So much so, that managing a widespread fleet of devices is part of everyday life for many IT admins. In fact, you’re no doubt familiar with using EMM tools for the control or restriction of device features to comply with your IT policy, manage app usage and optimize productivity for your workforce.