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Cyber attacks target tourist hot spots
SSL description was the most common type of attack at hot tourist destinations, while Android devices are more likely to be exposed than iOS.
Malware and malicious apps increasing in NZ
Malware detections and the number of malicious app downloads by mobile device users in New Zealand increased in the second quarter of 2015.
Data centres number one target of cyber criminals
Because data centres store an organisation’s most valuable and most visible assets, they are vulnerable to attack.
ACSC: Australia under 'undeniable, unrelenting' cyber threat
Australian organisations face ‘undeniable, unrelenting’ cyber threats that continue to grow according to the Australian Cyber Security Centre.
ESET: How your business can recover from a hack
Recent high-profile data breaches illustrate criminals’ insatiable appetite for data and financial reward.
Five top security threats to data centres – and how to counter them
"To counter these threats, organisations need a solution that can lock down their data centres. Otherwise they risk significant damage."
Kiwis: Are you as safe as you think you are online?
“Consumers need to be aware that their everyday activities on their mobile devices may lead to a new pathway for individuals to exploit their data."
Cyberattack domino effect could cause widespread disruption
A new report reveals top execs fear not only serious disruption of their own operations, but the impact of cyber attacks on national infrastructure.
IBM takes its security intelligence tech to the cloud
“Security leaders are telling us they want increased visibility through the cloud and control throughout their hybrid IT environments."
Scammers targeting business travellers
“Travellers should avoid taking security short-cuts, it can open up significant opportunities for lurking cyber criminals.”
Social media phishing attacks pose large threat to businesses
Dell's Ian Hodge says cyber criminals are evolving their methods of phishing attacks, using social media to hook people and expose vulnerabilities.
Kiwi CIOs need to develop formal plans to address aggressive cyber attacks
Although the frequency of a cybersecurity attack on a large scale is low, by 2018, 40% of large enterprises will have formal plans in place.
Top security threats for ANZ organisations in 2015
According to Check Point Software Technologies, in 2015 it's imperative for ANZ organisations to protect against zero day malware as well as safeguard SDN, mobile users and IP appliances.
ANZ IT professionals expect to face a cyber attack in 2015
Finding and retaining skilled cybersecurity employees is a key challenge, with only 43% of ANZ IT professionals stating they feel the organisation wou
Cyber attacks target New Zealand charities
Almost 50,000 attempts were made to rapidly submit fake donations through a website form with the aim being to test which credit cards could be used for subsequent online fraud or sold on to other internet scammers.
Anonymous threatens cyber-revenge after Paris terror attack
"We will track down and close all accounts on social networks related to terrorists to avenge those who were killed."
Sony vs North Korea - everything you need to know
The first sign of a break-in came in the form of a skull flashing on every employee’s computer screen, with the warning "this is just the beginning".
Trend Micro report predicts major cybercrime in 2015
The annual prediction report from Trend Micro, leader in cybersecurity, has been released for 2015.
Symantec aims to make businesses more resilient against attacks
Hackers do plenty of research to figure people out and exploit human nature
Cyber security is not enough: Think resilience
Westcon Imagine 2014 - The ability to understand modern attacks, and implement the right procedures and response strategies as a result, is an art which still requires perfection in business.
Trend Micro: Navigating the security minefield...
One size doesn’t fit all in security, says Robin Marjason, Trend Micro Australia and New Zealand channel and distribution director.
Major banks hit by cyber attacks... "alarming but not surprising"
Today’s headlines report that big banks have been hit by cyberattacks, according to the FBI. While this news is alarming, it certainly is not surprising.
Aussie police make double 'Anonymous' arrests...
Australian Federal Police will allege in court that the two men claimed to be members of the online issue motivated group 'Anonymous'.
Massive cyber attack sends eBay into disarray
eBay is asking users to change their passwords because of a cyberattack that compromised a database containing encrypted passwords and other non-financial data.