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Microsoft top targeted brand by cyber criminals in Q4 2020
Fri 15 Jan 2021
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microsoft
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In Q4, 43% of all brand phishing attempts related to Microsoft (up from 19% in Q3), as threat actors continued to try to capitalise on people working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic’s second wave.
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SMBs in Southeast Asia hit hard by cyber criminals
Tue 17 Nov 2020
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advanced persistent threat protection
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endpoint protection
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edge security
Kaspersky has recognised a worrying trend of cyber criminals targeting small and medium businesses (SMBs) in Southeast Asia (SEA), and has released a new offering in response.
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Strong cybersecurity posture crucial for company success - Fortinet
Wed 2 Sep 2020
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firewall
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network management
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"They should also conduct due diligence to ensure partners aren’t inadvertently creating vulnerabilities with insufficient cybersecurity measures."
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Cybercriminals seeking greater anonymity online, Trend Micro states
Wed 27 May 2020
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Cybercriminals have switched to eCommerce platforms and communication using Discord for greater anonymity, according to new research from Trend Micro.
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Cyber criminals exploiting coronavirus fears
Mon 3 Feb 2020
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malware
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it in healthcare
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cyber criminal
Cyber criminals are exploiting fears surrounding the current outbreak of coronavirus in an attempt to launch theft malware.
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Cyber crime ranks highest on business concerns for 2020, research finds
Fri 31 Jan 2020
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cybersecurity
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breach prevention
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cyber criminal
"The risk of cybercrime to businesses all around the world is continuing to multiply by the day."
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Why 5G and AI will determine cybersecurity strategy for the next decade
Mon 8 Jul 2019
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cybersecurity
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world economic forum
"We all stand on the threshold of a new era of cybercrime," saysBI ZONE.
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Don’t let fear win: saying no to ransomware
Thu 20 Jun 2019
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
“Agreeing to pay a ransom demand isn’t conducive to long-term security, and emboldens cyber criminals to continue to use this method.”
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BT and UTS team-up to fight cybercrime
Thu 30 Aug 2018
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bt
The collaboration will focus on cybersecurity as well as machine learning.
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AI could be the key to ending cybercrime
Tue 5 Dec 2017
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ddos
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data protection
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siem
Over the last few years, the world has seen a steady and increasing flow of high profile data breaches hitting the headlines...
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Cisco warns companies to stay ahead of cyber threats
Wed 18 Oct 2017
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cisco
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dimension data
“Security controls alone are not sufficient to address a ransomware threat, and organisations need to adopt a multi-layered approach..."
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Lights out for the Dark Web: Authorities take down AlphaBay and Hansa marketplaces
Fri 21 Jul 2017
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dark web
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Online criminal marketplaces AlphaBay and Hansa have been taken offline, thanks to a major cooperation effort between Dutch and US authorities.
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Employees the 'weakest link' within an organisation's cyber security defence
Mon 3 Apr 2017
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network management
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firewall
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network security
“Companies need to put themselves ahead of emerging threats.”
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​Should insurance cover cyber crime theft? Another Kiwi duped
Fri 3 Mar 2017
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scams
New Zealand’s insurance industry doesn’t cover claims of theft via cyber crime – should it?
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Fraud Awareness Week: Spread the word, because we're all targets now
Fri 18 Nov 2016
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phishing
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email security
This week has been 2016 International Fraud Awareness Week. We must educate everyone we know, because we're all targets now.
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Working in the cyber security industry
Wed 16 Nov 2016
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welivesecurity
Those seem to me to be questions that may well interest people contemplating a career path in security.
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No more ransom - stopping ransomware on a global scale
Tue 26 Jul 2016
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malware
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ransomware
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"This collaboration goes beyond intelligence sharing, consumer education, and takedowns to actually help repair the damage inflicted upon victims,"
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Cyber crims ditch financial markets, set sights on retail sector
Thu 21 Apr 2016
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"Gaining access to these organisations enables cyber criminals to monetise sensitive data such as credit card details in the black market."
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Aussie Government urges business to take action against cyber threats
Thu 21 Apr 2016
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deloitte
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"From the smallest companies to the largest conglomerates, organisations around the world are attacked every second of every day."
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Watch out, there's a new breed of cyber criminal in town
Tue 12 Apr 2016
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breach prevention
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symantec
“Advanced criminal attack groups now mirror the skill sets of nation-state attackers. They have well resourced and highly-skilled technical staff."
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The next generation of APTs: Highly successful but surprisingly simple
Mon 21 Mar 2016
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advanced persistent threat protection
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The number and reach of cyber threats continues to grow, and, contrary to popular belief, even highly effective attacks can be very unsophisticated.
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Mobile malware at an all-time high
Thu 25 Feb 2016
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malware
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“As mobile devices become more and more functional, cybercriminals have become more and more sophisticated at attacks that attempt to steal money."
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Managed security services: The answer to growing cyber threats?
Fri 12 Feb 2016
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managed services
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"Staying ahead of the curve when it comes to protecting a business against breaches is becoming a difficult task."
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Will your trusted digital device become your biggest enemy?
Wed 3 Feb 2016
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smartphones
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wireless networks
As digital devices become a staple of people’s every day lives, personal and private information is increasingly at risk.
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