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How to avoid sending 'phishy' emails that could lose you customers
Some genuine emails can often look similar to scam emails, which can lead to damaged relationships between businesses and their customers.
03 Aug 18
Mimecast acquires Solebit to improve threat protection offering
The acquisition offers enhanced protection against advanced cyberattacks, zero-day threats and malware.
01 Aug 18
Think the govt has a big tax refund for you? Think again
Sorry to be the party pooper but it may be time to get your toes in line and cancel that ASOS order you were going to cover with your tax refund.
21 Jul 18
Extreme phishing: The rise of SMS scams & SMiShing around the globe
Like phishing, SMiShing are scams that encourage users to urgently click on a link or respond directly with their personal and sensitive details.
18 Jul 18
Phishing scams – a deep dive into this year’s cyber attack trends
There’s no doubt email is the number one vector used to initiate attacks on organisations, and of those email attacks, phishing is king.
16 Jul 18
Online businesses under siege from botnet DDoS attacks and credential abuse – report
Attack traffic origination against from China and Russia combined was three times the number of attacks from the US.
04 Jul 18
Despite more training, SMBs feel unprepared for cyberattacks - Webroot
"One of the most effective strategies to keep your company safe is with a layered cybersecurity strategy that can secure users and their devices."
02 Jul 18
Internet security researcher seeking assistance from cybercrime victims
“Between August 2010 and August 2016, New Zealanders reported almost 28,500 online incidents involving $35million in direct financial losses."
27 Jun 18
Singapore CSA looks back at 2017's most rampant cyber threats
Last year there was a notable shift from profit-motivated attacks to attacks designed to cause disruption.
20 Jun 18
Phishing declines, but targets increase - report
For the second quarter in a row, Q1 saw a slight decrease of over 2% in overall phishing detections from Q4 of 2017.
11 Jun 18
$2.9 million gone: Kiwis hit by more than 500 cybersecurity incidents
The first three months of 2018 were busier than ever for cybercriminals, who managed to steal $2.9 million from New Zealanders.
30 May 18
A new twist on an old phish: Apple scams now using encryption
Trend Micro recently deconstructed a new phishing scam that targets Apple IDs and uses AES encryption as part of its processes.
15 May 18
Cybercriminals taking over email accounts and scamming contacts
A new study from Barracuda has revealed an increasingly popular method of cybercrime - steal email credentials then steal money from colleagues.
04 May 18
Cybercriminals phish 'the human factor' for everything it's worth
Cyber attackers are increasingly preying on human vulnerabilities and less on technical system flaws to create mayhem.
23 Apr 18
Singapore WhatsApp users urged to watch out for phishing scams
Victims who give the scammers access to the verification codes would then be locked out of their own account and lose access.
20 Apr 18
New study shows email security systems not up to scratch as malicious emails pour in
“Emails ranging from opportunistic spam, targeted impersonation attacks and unknown malware are getting through incumbent email security systems."
18 Apr 18
Ransomware on the rise, creeping into business critical systems
Verizon's comprehensive annual DBIR report has just been released with a number of shocking findings like ransomware incidents doubling in number.
10 Apr 18
How to get SMBs to take their cybersecurity seriously
Barracuda’s APJ sales VP sat down to explain how he sees the NZ SMB security market and how partners can go about helping them stay safe.
09 Apr 18
Interview: Microsoft's Steve Guggenheimer explores AI in security
"It is too early to do everything with AI and too late to do nothing. Find a security area to work on where you think AI can help and get started.”
05 Apr 18
Sink or swim: How your organisation can avoid phishing scams
With longer hours comes wearier brains, and a workforce more susceptible to being victimised by scammers.
04 Apr 18
Cofense explains the PhishMe rebrand and human empowerment for complete phishing defense
Cofense is now about so much more than ‘awareness’ – it’s about taking better phishing defenses to everyone.
03 Apr 18
Cofense to bring phishing’s meteoric rise back down to earth
Formerly PhishMe, Cofense is on a mission to stamp out phishing and is celebrating its rebranding by offering you FREE party packs.
03 Apr 18
Under the spotlight: CERT NZ reveals last year’s most pervasive cyber threats
New Zealanders from ‘all walks of life’ reported 1131 cybersecurity issues ranging from cryptocurrency scams to phishing in 2017.
29 Mar 18
Malaysians urged to watch out for clickbait and 'fake news' as election season approaches
Quann Malaysia is warning Malaysians to be vigilant and watch for clickbait phishing links as the 14th Malaysian General Elections get closer.
27 Mar 18