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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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Even more tips for staying safe online: There's no such thing as too safe!
Most important is making sure your software is updated.
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.
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.
Protecting your identity - what every Australian needs to know
Your identity is as dear to you as your life. Now, imagine having your identity stolen from you without your knowledge.
The need for internet security on your mobile
As hackers target mobile devices, it’s imperative to ensure that you are aware of the threats that are out there, and that your phone is protected.
Aquion catches PhishMe in new distribution deal
Aquion has inked a deal to distribute and resell phishing defence solutions vendor PhishMe’s products in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific.
What we can learn from the Google Docs hack
Remember, don’t be embarrassed about falling victim. The more we talk about how these things happen the better we will be.
Menlo Security's global team walks away with two Stevie awards
"Menlo Security is a hot security start-up that is going places, and I'm thrilled to be part of a winning team that constantly innovates."
Verizon report finds cyberespionage is gaining ground
“Cyber attacks targeting the human factor are still a major issue. Cybercriminals concentrate on four key drivers of human behaviour."