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Firewall best practices to block ransomware - Sophos
Companies can’t see what’s happening on their endpoint devices, leaving them struggling to prevent attacks or even knowing how and when they happened.
10 May 2019
Two years on: Have organisations learnt from WannaCry?
This month marks a special anniversary – two years since one of the world’s most destructive pieces of ransomware ever caused chaos.
10 May 2019
Microsoft says NZ reasonably cyber secure, but don't get complacent
Cryptocurrency malware is alive and well across the globe – but although New Zealand is one of the countries least at risk of cyber threats, nobody should become complacent.
07 May 2019
Telstra’s 2019 cybersecurity report
Cybersecurity remains a top business priority as the estimated number of undetected security breaches grows.
17 Apr 2019
96% of Singaporean businesses breached in the past year
"Our first Singaporean threat report indicates that organisations in Singapore are under intense pressure from escalating cyberattacks."
05 Apr 2019
Ransomware declining, but businesses must still be on guard – ExtraHop
Speed and effectiveness are part of the reason for ransomware’s ongoing appeal to the unscrupulous.
03 Apr 2019
89% of Australian businesses breached last year – Carbon Black
The report analyses survey results from different industries, organisation sizes and IT team sizes.
02 Apr 2019
Developing APAC countries most vulnerable to malware - Microsoft
“As cyberattacks continue to increase in frequency and sophistication, understanding prevalent cyberthreats and how to limit their impact has become an imperative.”
22 Mar 2019
Norwegian aluminium manufacturer hit hard by LockerGoga ransomware attack
“IT systems in most business areas are impacted and Hydro is switching to manual operations as far as possible.”
20 Mar 2019
Ransomware’s decline equals cryptomining’s rise
ESET’s Security Days Conference recently took place to go over the current threat environment and what to look out for next.
19 Mar 2019
State of the channel: A/NZ MSPs still grappling with ransomware
Issues range from SaaS infections to SMBs that don’t report ransomware attacks to the appropriate authorities, and much more.
04 Mar 2019
Opinion: 4 Ransomware trends to watch in 2019
Recorded Future's Allan Liska looks at the past big ransomware attacks thus far to predict what's coming this year.
14 Feb 2019
Palo Alto says supply chain is cybersecurity’s weakest link
The supply chain creates a hole that cybercriminals can exploit by first infiltrating the partner.
18 Jan 2019
Cisco Talos releases PyLocky ransomware decryptor - but there's a catch
The free decryption tool for Windows users won’t work for everyone.
14 Jan 2019
LogRhythm announces eight cybersecurity predictions for 2019
LogRhythm’s predictions paint a sombre picture for the state of cybersecurity in 2019.
14 Jan 2019
Remember ransomware? The threat is still very real
“In a nutshell, cybercriminals are less focused on volume and more focused on value."
10 Jan 2019
Two top execs’ predictions for cybersecurity in 2019
One Identity and Secureworks executives Alex Tilley and Serkan Cetin have released what they see coming for cybersecurity in 2019.
01 Jan 2019
Using layered security to stay safe over the holidays
SonicWall’s Capture Labs threat researchers recorded 28 times more ransomware attacks on Black Friday compared to last year.
18 Dec 2018
Bin 'em: Those bomb threat emails are complete hoaxes
A worldwide spate of spam emails claiming there is a bomb in the recipient’s building is almost certainly a hoax.
17 Dec 2018
Businesses focusing on threats from within - survey
Over 50% of respondents reported that 100 days of dwell time or more was representative of their organisation.
14 Dec 2018
Cyber attacks develop complexity, target Windows sysad tools - report
The report explores changes in the threat landscape over the past year, uncovering trends and how they are expected to impact cybersecurity in 2019.
05 Dec 2018
Sophos XG Firewall adds lateral movement protection
The new capabilities will help to prevent targeted, manual cyber attacks and exploits from further infiltrating a compromised network.
03 Dec 2018
Uber disguised breach ransom payment as a bug bounty reward
“Paying the attackers and then keeping quiet about it afterwards was not, in our view, an appropriate response to the cyber attack."
29 Nov 2018
Exclusive: Securing cloud data in the APAC environment
The majority of users are unable to develop good cyber hygiene in line with the rapid rate of digitalisation that the APAC region is undergoing.
26 Nov 2018