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Trustwave weighs in on last month's Xero phishing spoof
Cybersecurity firm Trustwave has put a recent phishing campaign appearing to be from Kiwi company Xero under the spotlight.
13 Sep 17
Enex Carbon & PhishLine bring holistic security culture to APAC
US-based firm PhishLine and Australian firm Enex Carbon will combine security awareness expertise with turnkey solutions that fight cybercrime.
07 Sep 17
Email phishing scam targeting UK students a ‘timely warning’
UK watchdog Action Fraud has released details of an complex email phishing scam that has been touted as a much needed warning for the public.
06 Sep 17
Study: Even the Australian C-Suite flouts cybersecurity policies
Employees in some of Australia’s largest organisations are flouting cybersecurity policies and it’s not just junior employees who are guilty.
04 Sep 17
Kapiti Coast District Council sends spam to 'hundreds of people'
The Kāpiti Coast District Council accidentally sent spam email to hundreds of people last night.
30 Aug 17
Phishing scam impersonates Ministry of Primary Industries
ERT NZ released a warning of a phishing scam claiming to be from the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI).
29 Aug 17
Law firm gets behind CERT NZ's findings about phishing
MinterEllisonRuddWatts is the latest New Zealand business to shine the light on New Zealand’s vulnerability to cyber attacks.
28 Aug 17
120 reports in 12 hours: Kiwis hit by IRD tax refund scam
Inland Revenue has issued an urgent warning about a tax scam that has caught many people off guard today.
25 Aug 17
How to make your smart home safe when hackers are looming nearby
The more devices you connect to your network the more you need to protect, your data may be at risk...
21 Aug 17
Webroot takes over Securecast in move to take cyber awareness training to mass market
Webroot has officially acquired security awareness training platform Securecast and has plans to take the new integrated solution to the mass market.
16 Aug 17
How your online dating profile can be traced back to your workplace
Online dating apps can go beyond the world of personal matchmaking and be used at weapons for cyber attacks against corporate organisations.
15 Aug 17
Dissecting the most common email scams that hit Aussie inboxes
MailGuard explains the most common types of email scams, and why some companies are more popular targets for brandjacking than others.
14 Aug 17
364 incidents in just three months: CERT NZ reports from the cybersecurity frontline
New Zealanders have reported 364 cybersecurity incidents in just three months, costing us upwards of $730,000.
10 Aug 17
Cybercrime: What to expect for the rest of 2017 and how to prepare
So far this year we have already borne witness to a multitude of serious cybercrime. NordVPN has provided insights for what the second half may hold.
09 Aug 17
Internet Solutions scoops two awards at Mimecast South Africa Partner Awards
“Internet Solutions has once again excelled at helping its customers tackle evolving email threats like ransomware and impersonation fraud in email."
08 Aug 17
UK SMBs estimate average cost of cyberattack more than £730,000
UK SMBs estimated the average cost of a cyberattack where their customer records or critical business data were stolen at an eye-watering £737,677.
02 Aug 17
Dimension Data showcases APAC threat landscape at exclusive Auckland event
"Clients are reaching out to us because yes they've been compromised, but how do they respond?" Dimension Data unveils the meaning from NTT's report.
23 Jun 17
Blockchain an inspiring tech for enterprises, but it's attracting hackers too
As blockchain and Bitcoin rocket in value and becomes mainstream across the world, both ISACA and Proofpoint have published advisories.
20 Jun 17
Security training – a vital first step, but not a solution
Educating employees to protect themselves against phishing and credential theft is necessary, but is it sufficient?
15 Jun 17
Microsoft uncovers how cybercrime gang uses Intel tech for stealth
Microsoft has uncovered more about cybercrime gang "PLATINUM" group, which now leverages Intel technology to hide its communications.
13 Jun 17
Thursdays are the most dangerous days for our inboxes, Proofpoint finds
Be especially wary of the dangers lurking in your inbox on Thursdays - because that's when malicious email attachments are likely to spike.
08 Jun 17
Even more tips for staying safe online: There's no such thing as too safe!
Most important is making sure your software is updated.
01 Jun 17
IAG Insurance attempts to scam own employees - but not in a bad way
The goal is not to scam them into giving back their wages, but to test them on their cyber security awareness.
01 Jun 17
NAB phishing scams making the rounds, MailGuard reports
A new wave of bank phishing emails is hitting recipients, this time from attackers impersonating National Australia Bank.
29 May 17