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Why taking down Apple's Developer site was a good idea...
If we had more companies respond to breaches in this way, we (technology, privacy, security and cyber threats) would be much better off as an industry.
Event Invite - Stop cyberattacks with Palo Alto
During a LIVE webinar session, Palo Alto will review real world data on cyberattacks and dissect the five steps of an advanced attack designed to evade security controls.
Master key makes 99% of Android devices vulnerable
Master key could affect any Android phone released in the past four years, representing nearly 900 million devices and 99% of the market.
Oh no…not another Facebook breach
Privacy leak in Facebook's Android app, sending users' phone numbers over the internet to Facebook servers simply by launching the app.
Is US whistleblower becoming Snowed-in?
After escaping US extradition by boarding a commercial flight to Hong Kong, Edward Snowden is attempting an audacious jaunt from Moscow to Ecuador - but is the net closing in?
Microsoft offers $100k bounty to hackers
In a change of tact, Microsoft is willing to cough up financial rewards for anybody capable of finding security flaws in Windows 8.1.
Hands up if you're responsible for securing Kiwi data?
Kiwis are not taking individual responsibility for data being collected by their mobile apps, blaming the government and other organisations instead.
Microsoft attacks global cyber criminals
In unison with the FBI and authorities across the world, Microsoft has disrupted a global cybercrime operation responsible for over half a billion dollars in financial fraud.
Govt mulls cyber security awareness advisory group
The government is considering setting up an advice group on how to improve public awareness about the risks of cyber-security, as internet-based crime becomes increasingly prevalent.
Leapfrog down the waterhole: Symantec identifies weakest link attack
Evidently, cunning miscreants are seeking out the weakest link in information supply chains - the small business.
Business and technology trends 2013
The top trend in technology for 2013 is the continued corporatisation of consumer and mobile technology. Expect more consumers to step up their use of
NZ ranks 7th in smartphone privacy risk
New research reveals when it comes to smartphone app use, New Zealand has been ranked 7th in the top 10 countries at risk of privacy exposure.
The Zero Day challenge
Just how lucrative is the internet crime market? Very; information is digital gold and hackers can get paid up to $200 per password.
Avoid the traps of human error
When people talk about data breaches, the tendency is to think about cybercriminals and hackers trying to access networks to extract valuable information.
Spear-phishing: Don’t be the ‘Catch of the Day’
Phishing emails are designed to look like they come from a trusted source and extort personal information, which gets used in a criminal or fraudulent way.
Top 13 Security Predictions for 2013
What are the biggest threats for New Zealand businesses and consumers during the next twelve months?
FBI arrests Kiwi in global Facebook ring
Global investigation into an alleged international cybercrime ring costing Facebook users NZ$1 billion.
Millions of data under risk across global businesses
Company hacking reaches new high, risking personal data of millions across the world.
Seven arrested in Australia’s largest credit card data theft
Joint international criminal investigation close down the largest credit card data theft in Australia’s history.
Kiwi stores caught selling pirated software
Microsoft New Zealand reveals unsecure supply chains creating emerging cybercrime threat across the industry.
Four in 10 Kiwis unaware of mobile security policies
Kiwi organisations says mobile security is a top priority but are not using measures to secure mobile devices and apps.
Bethesda springs Hearthfire download surprise
Bethesda surprises PC users today, making Hearthfire downloadable content for the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim available without previous updates.
Oz passes data control laws
New laws passed allowing authorities to collect and monitor Australians' internet records from web providers, specifically targeted towards cyber criminals.
Tuesday Talk: Man's been to the moon, but never to cyberspace
Hackers continue to login, loot and logout as users leave their doors wide open with blissful ignorance.