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DHL tops list of companies most impersonated by criminals
Wed, 19th Jan 2022
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Cybercriminals often impersonate brands to gain valuable data, and new research by Check Point Software has found DHL to be the brand most frequently imitated by cybercriminals. 
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Ability to access and share data may drive more cybercrime in 2022 - security firm
Mon, 10th Jan 2022
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Enabling data to move more easily between organisations will undoubtedly lead to more crime, says a cybersecurity firm.
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January promises rise in ransomware, Business Australia offers 7 top tips
Fri, 7th Jan 2022
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Following an alarming rise in cyber attacks against Australian businesses, experts are warning that January is a prime time for ransomware attacks, Business Australia states.
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Cybots launches AI-driven cybersecurity in ANZ region
Mon, 22nd Nov 2021
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Cybots, the artificial intelligence driven cybersecurity company, has announced its entrance into the Australia and New Zealand market, with a focus on assisting SMEs in the fight against cyber crime.
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Zscaler report reveals attacks on tech companies up by 2,300%
Fri, 5th Nov 2021
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encryption
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There has been a 314% year-over-year increase in HTTPS threats from the start of 2021, according to new research from Zscaler.
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New research by Netacea into digital fingerprint and identity thief
Wed, 28th Apr 2021
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identity theft
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cyber threats
Bot detection and mitigation company Netacea has published new research into the Genesis Market, an invite-only deep web marketplace that trades in digital fingerprints and enables buyers to impersonate victims online.
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Microsoft top targeted brand by cyber criminals in Q4 2020
Fri, 15th Jan 2021
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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, 17th Nov 2020
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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, 2nd Sep 2020
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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, 27th 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, 3rd Feb 2020
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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, 31st Jan 2020
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"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, 8th Jul 2019
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"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, 20th Jun 2019
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“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, 30th Aug 2018
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The collaboration will focus on cybersecurity as well as machine learning.
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AI could be the key to ending cybercrime
Tue, 5th Dec 2017
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data protection
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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, 18th Oct 2017
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“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, 21st Jul 2017
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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, 3rd 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, 3rd Mar 2017
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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, 18th Nov 2016
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phishing
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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, 16th 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, 26th Jul 2016
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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, 21st 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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