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SecureWorks research indicates top ransomware making their way through APAC
Posted on 27-Aug-2016 09:33Tags News, Security

Generally, 0.25% to 3.0% of victims elect to pay a ransom, meaning attackers need to destroy data on anywhere from 30 to 400 computers for every victim who relents and pays the ransom. Comments (Comments)

Cybercriminals recruit insiders to attack telecoms providers
Posted on 25-Aug-2016 23:27Tags News, Security

Cybercriminals are using insiders to gain access to telecommunications networks and subscriber data, recruiting disaffected employees through underground channels or blackmailing staff using compromising information gathered from open sources - according to a Kaspersky Lab intelligence report into security threats facing the telecommunications industry. Comments (Comments)

Trend Micro detects almost 40,000 ransomware threats in New Zealand throughout 1H 2016
Posted on 24-Aug-2016 20:32Tags News, Security

A Trend Micro security report, "The Reign of Ransomware" saw a 172 percent increase in ransomware and US$3 billion in losses due to business email compromise (BEC) scams so far in 2016, as well as nearly 500 vulnerabilities in a variety of products. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand CERT Establishment Advisory Board appointed
Posted on 23-Aug-2016 15:49Tags News, Security

A highly skilled group of people from the private sector have been named as the CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) Establishment Advisory Board by Communications Minister Amy Adams. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone and Unitec join forces to combat rise in cyber-crime
Posted on 11-Aug-2016 17:17Tags News, Security

Vodafone has joined forces with Unitec Institute of Technology to help combat cyber-crime, which continues to evolve at an alarming rate globally. Comments (Comments)

Slingshot launches simple, one switch parental control
Posted on 7-Aug-2016 11:28Tags News, Security

Three quarters of Kiwi parents are concerned their children may have access to online pornography, yet fewer than a third use online parental controls. New Zealand ISP Slingshot has introduced an easy online tool that blocks the darker corners of the web and helps protect Kiwi kids. Comments (Comments)

Endace Branch Office Network Recorders for debut at Black Hat
Posted on 4-Aug-2016 13:16Tags News, Security

Endace has announced at Black Hat conference the release of new EndaceProbe 114 Network Recorders designed specifically for deployment in branch offices as part of a network-wide monitoring and recording fabric. Comments (Comments)

Symantec launches Control Compliance Suite
Posted on 4-Aug-2016 10:10Tags News, Security

Symantec Corp. has announced the next version of Symantec Control Compliance Suite, an enterprise-class IT governance, risk and compliance solution. Comments (Comments)

InternetNZ Easy Transparency aims to help identify mass surveillance in New Zealand
Posted on 2-Aug-2016 19:33Tags News, Security

These reports will mean New Zealanders will be better able to see how often government agencies are requesting their personal information. Comments (Comments)

Entries open for The Everywhere Initiative by Visa
Posted on 2-Aug-2016 18:27Tags News, Security

Visa is inviting start-ups to enter a competition to use Visa APIs to solve business challenges and bring new ideas to payments, creating the next wave of payments innovation. Comments (Comments)

Study says 72% of kiwi women under 30 experience online harassment
Posted on 20-Jul-2016 20:07Tags News, Security

The survey reveals one in seven women have been affected by general threats of physical violence. Comments (Comments)

Major NZTech cyber security summit to prepare against attacks
Posted on 19-Jul-2016 19:20Tags News, Security

New Zealand is not exempt to major security risks which could impinge on the economy and livelihood as a nation, NZ Tech chief executive Graeme Muller says. Comments (Comments)

Team Hodor wins New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge
Posted on 19-Jul-2016 19:18Tags News, Security

They came from across the country to take part in the third New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge last week at the University of Waikato, and Team Hodor walked away the winner. Comments (Comments)

University of Waikato hosts New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge
Posted on 8-Jul-2016 19:15Tags News, Security

The 2016 New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge is on at the University of Waikato on 14 and 15 July and has attracted entrants from all over the country. Comments (Comments)

SMX launches new anti-phishing software to combat sophisticated email fraud attacks
Posted on 21-Jun-2016 19:02Tags News, Security

SMX Limited has launched new software enhancements to its SMX SmartRules software designed to protect against sophisticated email phishing fraud. Comments (Comments)

Kaspersky Lab exposes massive underground market selling over 70,000 hacked servers
Posted on 19-Jun-2016 20:34Tags News, Security

Researchers have investigated a global forum where cybercriminals can buy and sell access to compromised servers for as little as $6 each. Comments (Comments)

Unisys to expand global alliance with Microsoft on cloud security
Posted on 14-Jun-2016 18:39Tags News, Security

Companies plan to deliver newly-interoperable technology for public and private sectors, intend to develop new solutions to increase cyber security in the cloud. Comments (Comments)

Symantec launches IoT solution to help carmakers protect against zero day Attacks
Posted on 11-Jun-2016 00:03Tags News, Security

While new technologies promise to enhance the driving experience, these advancements also create avenues of attack for hackers that can endanger drivers and passengers. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand goverment improves DNS security
Posted on 5-Jun-2016 18:22Tags News, Security

Recent changes to how the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) manages government website domain names will increase online security and result in greater public trust in government websites. Comments (Comments)

New high-speed Endace network device capture traffic at record speeds
Posted on 5-Jun-2016 18:20Tags News, Security

Faster network recording speed helps protect against DDOS-backed security breaches . Comments (Comments)

Symantec introduces Encryption Everywhere increasing website security options
Posted on 3-Jun-2016 09:12Tags News, Security

Encryption Everywhere lets web hosting providers integrate encryption into every website from the moment it is created. With the new web security service, hosting providers can offer a variety of flexible options, including basic website encryption included as part of any hosted service, and a number of premium security packages with increasingly stronger levels of website validation, protection, and trust seals. Comments (Comments)

NetSafe appointed to cyberbullying role
Posted on 31-May-2016 20:15Tags News, Security

Justice Minister Amy Adams announced that internet safety organisation NetSafe has been appointed as the "Approved Agency" under the Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015. Comments (Comments)

Forward planning is key to combat cybercrime
Posted on 25-May-2016 20:36Tags News, Security

Earlier this month, the government announced that it will invest $22.2 million from the Budget 2016 to boost cyber security but Liam Rowland, Head of Incident Response and Forensics, APJ at Dell SecureWorks, believes that businesses taking action to protect themselves is the key and that if they don't, they could be in for a surprise if their systems are compromised. Comments (Comments)

Dell releases data protection with advanced threat prevention for the next generation of growing businesses
Posted on 18-May-2016 20:10Tags News, Security

Dell has announced its latest endpoint security solution, Dell Data Protection | Threat Defense, a new advanced-threat prevention solution specifically designed for the needs of growing businesses with limited or no in-house IT staff. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand government plans to invest $22.2m to boost cyber security
Posted on 10-May-2016 20:48Tags News, Security

An investment of $22.2 million from Budget 2016 will enable a significant advancement in the country's cyber security infrastructure, Communications Minister Amy Adams has announced. Comments (Comments)


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