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Symantec showcases enterprise level backup solution
Symantec has announced the latest version of its NetBackup solution, bringing new functionality to protect the largest scale VMware-based environments as enterprises move to a software-defined data centre architecture.
Seedy porn pics = 30,000 Spamchatters scammed
"With 350 million messages sent on Snapchat on a daily basis, it is no surprise that spammers have honed in on the service."
Improve cloud security... sack Senior Managers
Seriously, though – think about it. If senior managers are willing to bypass the IT organisation and its security strategies, then what about the rest of the employees?
Sun not yet set on Microsoft's Windows XP support threat
"Our goal is to provide great antimalware solutions for our consumer and business customers. We will continue to work with our customers and partners in doing so..."
Hackers target your fridge and TV
Who wouldn't want a smart fridge? You can check how much milk is left while you're out and if your cheese is going mouldy. You could even tweet from the panel if you phone or tablet is dead.
Telecom warns Kiwis over Yahoo Xtra spam attacks
Telecom Retail CEO Chris Quin is today warning Yahoo Xtra customers about a spam email circulating around some Yahoo Xtra email accounts.
Kiwis beware… of Inland Revenue email scare
"We want to make our customers aware that this is a scam and a deliberate attempt to use the Inland Revenue logo and brand to steal confidential and personal information."
How much would you pay for privacy?
Companies and financial institutions face the threat of security breaches, erosion of consumer confidence and millions of dollars in financial losses. It’s time to share the control and responsibility with consumers.
Why security networks need to grow up...
The most fundamental change in the evolution of the information security ecosystem in response to the sophistication of cyber threats is the increased reliance on human investigation and manual incident response when an enterprise is faced with an advanced threat.
Blue Coat and Check Point extend security partnership
Check Point to become primary provider and deliver frontline support for the Blue Coat X-Series in the network security firewall market.
4 reasons behind the growing interest in IT risk
Beyond the hype and hysteria in the press about cybersecurity threats, board members and senior executives are genuinely interested in the IT risks they currently face.
4.6m Snapchat users hacked
"Our motivation behind the release was to raise the public awareness around the issue, and also put public pressure on Snapchat to get this exploit fixed."
Social media scammers to double holiday profit
A scan of timelines worldwide shows that social media scammers are likely to double their profits during the holiday period this year with the number of Christmas scams flooding Facebook almost double the number from 2012.
Fortinet’s Top 5 threat predictions for 2014…
Fortinet, a global leader in high-performance network security has revealed FortiGuard Labs’ 2014 threat predictions, highlighting five threats to watch out for next year.
Xtracta: Disaster recovery and data loss prevention
Data protection, both physical and digital are key parts to protecting a business, organization or even an individual from loss of critical information.
One in eight NZ business IPs exposed on weekly basis
One in approximately eight New Zealand business IPs are exposed to one or more web threats on a typical weekday, according to new Trend Micro research released this week.
Wellington Council admits accidental data leak reached 120,000 Kiwis
Late last month, Wellington City Council's parking services contractor, Tenix Solutions, inadvertently released bulk personal information to an individual who made a routine information request earlier this year.
Check Point: Dangerous phishing attacks in detail...
Phishing attacks and their more recent variations such as spear-phishing and whaling are by now well-known parts of the threat landscape.
Microsoft: Kiwis beware, of World Cup cyber scare...
New Zealand may not have qualified, but for the many Kiwis making the trip to South America to the FIFA World Cup next summer, Microsoft has strong words of warning.
Sophos: Shadier cyber crime forces dramatic industry change
"While many security experts are aware of the high level trends, few have recognised their significance."
Rumours swirl of imminent Kiwi secure eMail solution…
Information trickling out of Auckland suggests a new private secure eMail solution is set to market across New Zealand in the New Year.
Microsoft NZ: Windows 8.1 reaches over 130,000 apps
Windows 8.1 is Windows 8 made better, with major improvements in personalization, Search, in-built apps from Microsoft, the Windows Store, app multi-tasking, and the return of the Start Button...
Scammers exploit Paul Walker death to target Facebook users
Scammers have exploited the death of Paul Walker on Facebook only a couple of days after the Fast & Furious actor died in a car accident, spreading fake videos allegedly showing his death.
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When you're searching for a company to recover data from your damaged hard drive, experience is paramount.