Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

Symantec Blocks 22 Million Attempted WannaCry Ransomware Attacks Globally
Posted on 17-May-2017 12:41Tags News, Security

Real-time sharing of threat intelligence between endpoint and network systems, as well as machine learning technologies, helped ensure endpoint customers were fully protected. Comments (Comments)

Warnings from security firms: do not click that link or risk your computer being infected
Posted on 15-May-2017 10:11Tags News, Security

Security company Symantec says a number of organisations globally have been affected, the majority of which are in Europe. While this malware slowed down during the weekend, a new variant seems to be already out there. NZTech warns against running unpatched, outdated operating systems. Comments (Comments)

New caller location system for mobile 111 calls
Posted on 10-May-2017 18:29Tags News, Security

Police Minister Paula Bennett, Communications Minister Simon Bridges and Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne, has announced a new caller location system for 111 mobile phone calls that will improve public safety and help save lives. Comments (Comments)

CERT NZ launches and joins global security network
Posted on 11-Apr-2017 15:33Tags News, Security

Communications Minister Simon Bridges today launched CERT NZ, a new cyber security unit that will help New Zealanders respond to online threats. Comments (Comments)

Wynyard changes hands
Posted on 9-Apr-2017 22:26Tags News, Security

Luxembourg-based investment company, Boundary Holding SARL SPF, has completed the acquisition of Wynyard Advanced Crime Analytics software from the New Zealand-based software firm, Wynyard (NZ) Limited. Comments (Comments)

McAfee now a standalone company
Posted on 4-Apr-2017 18:17Tags News, Security

The launch of McAfee marks the closing of the previously announced investment by TPG and Intel Corporation (INTC) to establish a pure-play cybersecurity company with access to significant capital, operational and technology resources. Comments (Comments)

Students urged to tap into cybersecurity market
Posted on 3-Apr-2017 19:12Tags News, Security

The career options for students who want to combat cybercrime are expanding so rapidly into fields like law, research, teaching and insurance that a leading Hamilton based cyber security research centre is urging secondary school students to get serious about tapping into this exciting job market. Comments (Comments)

Kiwi small- and medium-sized businesses lucrative targets for cybercriminals
Posted on 9-Mar-2017 06:00Tags News, Security

Norton SMB Cyber Security Survey reveals SMBs lose approx. $19,000 for each cyber attack. Comments (Comments)

Unisys and Data61 join forces for secure processing of passengers and parcels at international borders
Posted on 8-Mar-2017 19:18Tags News, Security

Companies will collaborate to develop a border clearance system to speed up and automate the processing of legitimate travellers and cargo, and better focus resources on high risks Comments (Comments)

IBM delivers Watson for Cyber Security
Posted on 14-Feb-2017 12:43Tags News, Security

According to IBM research, security teams sift through more than 200,000 security events per day on average, leading to over 20,000 hours per year wasted chasing false positives. The need to introduce cognitive technologies into security operations centers will be critical to keep up with the anticipated doubling of security incidents over the next five years and increased regulation globally. Comments (Comments)

Unisys appoints Aquion as first Unisys Stealth Security Software VAR in New Zealand and Australia
Posted on 9-Feb-2017 10:46Tags News, Security

New channel partner to broaden market for Unisys Stealth software to help organisations deal with growing cybersecurity threats. Comments (Comments)

Malwarebytes releases Global State of Malware Report
Posted on 1-Feb-2017 08:00Tags News, Security

The findings, presented in the Malwarebytes State of Malware Report, illustrate a significant shift in cybercriminal attack and malware methodology from previous years. Ransomware, ad fraud and botnets, the subject of so much unjustified hype over previous years, surged to measurable prominence in 2016 and evolved immensely. Cybercriminals migrated to these methodologies en masse, impacting nearly anyone and everyone. Comments (Comments)

Unisys launches advanced cyber resilience service
Posted on 31-Jan-2017 17:24Tags News, Security

Resilience testing and planning service uses wargaming methodologies to identify threats, develop countermeasures, build long-term response plans and organise and train team members for continuous operations. Comments (Comments)

Norton Research: parents worry about online bullying
Posted on 24-Jan-2017 16:32Tags News, Security

Norton by Symantec has released findings from the 2016 Norton Cyber Security Insights Report: Family Edition, which sheds light on New Zealand parents' perceptions of cyberbullying and the preventative measures they are putting in place to protect their children. Comments (Comments)

Norton enters consumer router market with Norton Core
Posted on 4-Jan-2017 09:38Tags News, Security

New high-performance Wi-Fi router, built to secure home networks and IoT devices, will come bundled with subscription to Norton Security service. Comments (Comments)

Norton Security Premium released with added protection and performance features
Posted on 19-Dec-2016 21:33Tags News, Security

Norton by Symantec has released the latest features of Norton Security Premium in New Zealand and Australia, boosting its protection and performance levels for consumers. Comments (Comments)

Vocus enters business security solutions segment
Posted on 8-Dec-2016 19:52Tags News, Security

The importance of protecting business information as cyber-attacks continue to escalate has seen leading telco Vocus Communications launch new products to help businesses protect against cyber threats and limit any downtime with a cloud based data backup service. Comments (Comments)

True Key by Intel Security adopts Windows Hello
Posted on 7-Dec-2016 20:36Tags News, Security

Integration allows True Key extension to leverage the power of Windows Hello's secure authentication factors to provide a more secure long in and authentication experience with new browser support for Microsoft Edge. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft and Netsafe issue fresh warning about scammers
Posted on 5-Dec-2016 19:21Tags News, Security

Microsoft New Zealand and Netsafe are today renewing their call for New Zealand internet users to be aware of a fresh wave of scammers who are targeting this country with warnings about fake viruses on their computers. Comments (Comments)

31c0n draws top international cyber security experts to conference
Posted on 2-Dec-2016 17:12Tags News, Security

Peter Gutmann, Computer Scientist at the University of Auckland, will deliver the keynote while other speakers confirmed to date for the inaugural 31c0n event include Bryan K. Fite (UK), Rodrigo Branco (Brazil) and Craig Smith (USA). Comments (Comments)

Netsafe now in charge of investigating complaints about harm caused through digital communications
Posted on 21-Nov-2016 16:05Tags News, Security

Justice Minister Amy Adams has wished Netsafe well as it begins its role as the Approved Agency under the Harmful Digital Communications Act. Comments (Comments)

Cyber Security Skills Taskforce established
Posted on 8-Nov-2016 10:30Tags News, Security

Communications Minister Amy Adams has today announced the establishment of a Cyber Security Skills Taskforce to address the shortage of cyber professionals in New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Symantec unveils new endpoint security software
Posted on 1-Nov-2016 20:38Tags News, Security

Symantec Endpoint Protection 14 provides multi-layered protection including advanced machine learning and response capabilities. Comments (Comments)

Kiwis hooked by online phishing expedition
Posted on 12-Oct-2016 20:37Tags News, Security

A KPMG test on the cyber security of New Zealand businesses as part of Connect Smart Week has revealed one in ten Kiwis could fall for a phishing attack. Comments (Comments)

Arbor Networks marks 20 years of DDoS attacks targeting ISP networks
Posted on 18-Sep-2016 19:27Tags News, Security

Despite 20 years of headlines, many businesses today are under-invested and ill-prepared to handle modern DDoS attacks. Comments (Comments)


 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | ... | 15Next


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Bombing at Manchester concert, 19 dead
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by Rikkitic on 27-May-2017 12:34 (160 replies)
Pages... 9 10 11


Father banned from watching daughter's netball game: what you think of this?
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by frankv on 25-May-2017 16:29 (136 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


Tailgaters?
Created by Linuxluver, last reply by reg52nz on 25-May-2017 16:29 (113 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
Created by TimA, last reply by Fred99 on 27-May-2017 08:58 (4364 replies)
Pages... 289 290 291


Tipping? Please no!
Created by BlueShift, last reply by cddt on 27-May-2017 10:10 (104 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Tax Cuts
Created by tdgeek, last reply by dejadeadnz on 27-May-2017 12:19 (59 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


NZ Herald - Internet providers have backdoor access to customers' modems
Created by RunningMan, last reply by coffeebaron on 27-May-2017 10:45 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


Variable speeds on Fibre Max
Created by kapitikarl, last reply by sidefx on 26-May-2017 15:51 (43 replies)
Pages... 2 3