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GCSB exposes Russia's involvement in malicious cyber attacks
“Such behaviour is unacceptable – it is counter to New Zealand’s vision for an open, safe and secure cyberspace," comments GCSB director-general Andrew Hampton.
More than 40% of ICS computers were attacked in H1 2018
Cyber attacks on industrial computers are considered to be an extremely dangerous threat as they cause material losses and production downtime for a whole system.
Seven things SMBs can do right now to prevent cyber attacks
“Many think security is not their responsibility but it’s a serious risk that can destroy their business,” warns Professor Matthew Warren.
An expert's take on the state of ransomware today
One of the biggest challenges in the fight against ransomware is that there are thousands of variants; tiny pieces of code used over and over again.
Carbon Black claims there's a link between geopolitics and cyberterrorism
“Geopolitical tensions manifest in cyberspace. There is a direct link between the failures of diplomacy and cyberespionage and cyberterrorism."
Mega users affected by credential stuffing attack; 15,000 affected
Users of file sharing website Mega have been tripped up in a credential stuffing attack.
Singapore CSA looks back at 2017's most rampant cyber threats
Last year there was a notable shift from profit-motivated attacks to attacks designed to cause disruption.
Interview: State-sponsored cyber attacks - it's not about the 'who', but the 'how'
With every major cyber attack comes the question of who exactly was behind it - and if that attack was condoned or even sponsored by nation-states.
Cybersecurity guidance for board members: how to tell if your organisation is a breach target
Cybersecurity is no longer just an IT issue, leadership from the board has never been higher or a more pressing priority.
Android malware used to target North Korean defectors
A malware called RedDawn used Google Play to apparently target North Korean defectors, according to security firm McAfee.
Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore most cyber-resilient APAC nations
Cyber attacks can have an impact on stalled operations, disrupted supply chains, class-action lawsuits, and permanent brand damage.
APAC to lead market growth in botnet detection solutions and services
Asia Pacific will experience a 36% CAGR for botnet detection solutions and services, exceeding growth rates in North America and Europe.
The Pacific Cyber Security Operational Network is now in action
"PaCSON is a vehicle we can use for closer sharing of cybersecurity threat information, tools, techniques and ideas between nations."
CERT NZ honoured to chair new Pacific Cyber Security Operational Network
CERT NZ says it is a ‘huge honour’ to be voted in as the Pacific Cyber Security Operational Network’s inaugural chair.
Waikato Uni researcher travels to NATO's cybersecurity hub
"Militaries can be very closed bubbles, so that’s why I think having a centre for research excellence is a good thing."
Cyberattacks imminent for Western businesses due to Trump’s actions
A report has predicted because of Trump, "Iran is likely to respond by launching cyberattacks on Western businesses within months, if not faster."
Why your organisation now needs to worry about IPv6 attacks
Evidence suggests that IPv6 attacks are escalating, here's how to protect your organisation.
Cyber attackers still using oldest tricks in the book - yet they're still so good at hiding
Attackers are swift to ramp up the volume of attempts to break through defences once they find an effective technique.
Gen V cyber attacks are here, but most firms are 10 years behind, says Check Point
Security vendor Check Point believes that the age of Gen V cyber threats is now upon us, but organisations’ security defences are 10 years behind.
NZ pummelled by DDoS attacks during Memcached attack outbreaks
"The attack size fell significantly between February-March from 74 to 49.4 Gbps is likely due to security teams mitigating Memcached server threats."
Bank Negara Malaysia stops SWIFT fraud in its tracks
Falsified SWIFT messages were used to attempt unauthorized fund transfers, which were blocked through a collaborative effort.
AI-DAY: Using artificial intelligence to scam the scammers
“40% of New Zealand parents don’t think they can keep themselves safe online.”
The 475-day siege: APAC firms' breach detection times are getting worse
“Defenders have to get it right every single time, while threat actors only need to get it right once.”
Check Point expands portfolio to continue fight against Gen V cyber attacks
Check Point has been busy crafting a number of security solutions for its global market in recent months.