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NordVPN Helps Users Protect Themselves From Vulnerable Apps
Posted on 5-Dec-2023 14:27 News, Security

The vulnerability detection feature checks Windows computers for vulnerable applications and notifies users about their security flaws so preventive measures can be taken.

Over half of New Zealand adults surveyed concerned about AI shopping scams
Posted on 3-Nov-2023 10:42 News, Security

In addition, 61 per cent of respondents are worried older loved ones will fall for sales scams delivered via suspicious email or text.

Norton Launches Secure Browser for Windows PC and Mac
Posted on 22-Sep-2023 11:25 News, Security

The new Chromium-based browser has built-in security and privacy tools that can be personalised and easily adjusted to suit individual needs.

Norton Consumer Cyber Safety Pulse Report: Most Common Online Scams in 2023
Posted on 21-Sep-2023 17:28 News, Security

Scams, phishing and other forms of human manipulation make up over 75% of all digital threats. New AI-Powered scam detector Norton Genie expands to Android.

Keeping Your Guard up in the Face of Socially Engineered Scams
Posted on 28-Nov-2022 17:37 Articles, Security, by Lloyd Evans, Head of Identity, LastPass JAPAC

Most of us are familiar with traditional phishing emails, with the tell-tale signs of dodgy emails easy to spot. However, phishing scams are becoming more sophisticated and harder to catch, and unfortunately aren't slowing down in volume.

NortonLifelock Gives Way to Gen Digital
Posted on 8-Nov-2022 17:06 News, Security

The new company brings together Norton, Avast, LifeLock, Avira, AVG, CCleaner and ReputationDefender with a single purpose to power Digital Freedom for people everywhere.

Imperva Releases State of Security Within Ecommerce 2022 Report
Posted on 4-Nov-2022 17:10 News, Security

A range of automated threats - from account takeover, credit card fraud, web scraping, API abuses, Grinch bots, and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks - were a persistent challenge for the eCommerce industry, threatening online sales and customer satisfaction.

Shoppers Taking Risks When Going Online for Christmas Gifts
Posted on 3-Nov-2022 07:05 News, Security

A NortonLifeLock reports shows that nearly three in ten adults surveyed (28%) admit they have fallen victim to a scam during holidays – losing on average NZ$ 509.

Kordia Cyber Academy to Target the Cyber Skills Shortage
Posted on 13-Sep-2022 20:49 News, Security

Kordia is launching its second annual Kordia Cyber Academy, a programme started last year to address New Zealand's cyber security skills crisis.

Norton Consumer Cyber Safety Pulse Report: Phishing for New Bait on Social Media
Posted on 4-Aug-2022 16:50 News, Security

Year-long analysis from Norton Labs finds nearly three-quarters of phishing sites imitate Facebook.

Microsoft Announces New Solutions for Threat Intelligence and Attack Surface Management
Posted on 3-Aug-2022 21:54 News, Security

Microsoft has announced two new security products, Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence and Microsoft Defender External Attack Surface Management to provide organizations with a deeper context into threat actor activity and help them lock down their infrastructure and reduce their overall attack surface.

Apple, Google and Microsoft Commit to Expanded Support for FIDO Standard
Posted on 12-May-2022 17:38 News, Security

Faster, easier and more secure sign-ins will be available to consumers across leading devices and platforms.

NCSC Joins International Breach Notification Service
Posted on 17-Feb-2022 14:28 News, Security

The GCSB's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has joined the government programme of the service Have I Been Pwned? (HIBP).

How the Person You Matched With Online May Be Creeping on You
Posted on 10-Feb-2022 17:00 News, Security

NortonLifeLock has published the New Zealand findings from a global study about online dating and the ways people are checking up on their prospective dates.  

Nordvpn Launches Threat Protection and Steps Into the Antivirus Market
Posted on 10-Feb-2022 08:34 News, Security

The new feature offers comprehensive security against cyber threats by blocking trackers, phishing attempts, intrusive ads, malicious websites and infected files.

Research Reveals How Much a Kiwi Credit Card Is Worth on the Dark Web
Posted on 3-Feb-2022 17:55 News, Security

A new study by cybersecurity company NordVPN has analyzed information from 50,000 Kiwi payment cards sold on the dark web.

Yubikey Security Key and Yubikey Bio Review
Posted on 10-Dec-2021 17:18 Reviews, Security

A look at two new hardware security by Yubico, available now.

Datalocker K350 Encrypted USB Drive Review
Posted on 8-Nov-2021 06:37 Reviews, Security

Datalocker is releasing a new USB encrypted storage solution aimed at verticals that require data security during transport or at rest.

Unisys Security Survey Shows New Zealanders Unprepared to Avoid Security Threats When WFH
Posted on 3-Nov-2021 17:20 News, Security

New survey finds many New Zealanders are not taking basic precautions to protect themselves from cyber threats when working from home.

Norton Consumer Cyber Safety Pulse Report Finds Tech Support Scams Are the No. 1 Phishing Threat
Posted on 30-Oct-2021 10:42 News, Security

The latest findings show tech support scams, which often arrive as a pop-up alert convincingly disguised using the names and branding of major tech companies, have become the top phishing threat to consumers. Tech support scams are expected to proliferate in the upcoming holiday season, as well as shopping and charity-related phishing attacks.

Lastpass Releases Psychology of Passwords Report
Posted on 25-Sep-2021 15:38 News, Security

People are still practising poor password hygiene while increasing their online presence.

National Crime Check Launches in New Zealand
Posted on 22-Sep-2021 16:58 News, Security

Already a trusted third party crime check service in Australia, National Crime Check conducted some research through a third party to establish situations in which Kiwis would benefit from their offerings. The results established a gap in the market for both landlords and contractors working in private residences.

Avast Unveils New Brand Identity, Purpose and Security Solution
Posted on 21-Sep-2021 07:54 News, Security

New mission to further digital rights and reset digital citizens' relationship with the internet for a healthier online world; delivers new Avast One free protection platform for users worldwide.

Vodafone and Palo Alto Networks Launch Service to Protect Businesses Against Cyberattacks
Posted on 9-Sep-2021 10:38 News, Security

The platform also delivers Zero Trust Network Access, limiting users’ access to only authorised applications and data, after verifying their identity. Vodafone Secure Access is also a core capability enabling a business to move to a SASE (Secure Access Service Edge) architecture.

New research reveals carefree digital lifestyle of New Zealanders
Posted on 26-Aug-2021 07:00 News, Security

New research commissioned by Avast has revealed that despite nearly one in four (23%) New Zealanders being more concerned about cybercrime than physical crime and one in four (25%) believing that the internet is more dangerous now than before the Covid-19 pandemic, a lack of cyber mindfulness is leading many to take significant risks to their digital lifestyles.

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