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Japan tech firm Soliton Systems invests in LookingGlass cybersecurity
“We look forward to working with LookingGlass to further protect our customers, and our country, from external cyber threats."
10 Oct 17
Credential theft is the hottest trend for cyber attackers in Q2
This year cyber attackers have narrowed their focus to methods that involve credential theft, be it through malware, phishing or brute force attacks.
29 Sep 17
Move over ransomware; put spear phishing on your radar
Spear phishers continue to exploit security weaknesses in organisations using social engineering. It’s becoming the most significant security threat.
29 Sep 17
Mass Telstra, Xero & CBA email scams blocked in a single week
Telstra, Xero, CBA and go via have all been impersonated as part of phishing scams that are starting to look like the real thing.
28 Sep 17
Plenty more phish in the sea: 1.4 million of them each month, says Webroot
"With the personalisation used by cybercriminals, it’s difficult for hardened security professionals to determine which emails are safe or infected."
25 Sep 17
Local finance firms aware of cyber attack dangers, survey finds
User awareness is the biggest challenge local A/NZ firms face in fighting cyber threats, a report from Kaon Security says.
25 Sep 17
Another Office 365 phishing scam hits NZ businesses
CERT NZ has received reports of another Office 365 phishing scam that harvests credentials and sends the same email to all contacts.
20 Sep 17
North Korea's nefarious links to cryptocurrency theft
North Korean state-sponsored actors may be behind campaigns to steal virtual currencies in order to fund the state’s activities.
18 Sep 17
Seven ways you can achieve complete network transparency
Business leaders want to be able to detect an attack in progress, but correlating datasets is the real challenge.
14 Sep 17
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