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Ransomware to remain public enemy #1 in 2023 - report
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As of 2022, roughly 68% of all global organisations have fallen victim to at least one ransomware infection. Sadly, that figure will continue to rise in 2023.
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Norton says the economy will shape threat landscape in 2023
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Norton has released new research that details the top cyber trends to watch in 2023, emphasising that the economy will have the most significant impact on the spread of cybercrime next year.
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Latest VMware threat report reveals truth about deepfakes
Wed, 10th Aug 2022
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virtualisation
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advanced persistent threat protection
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it automation
"Cyber criminals have evolved. Their new goal is to use deepfake technology to compromise organisations and gain access to their environment."
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Norton finds deepfakes and crypto scams rising in Australia
Fri, 6th May 2022
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cryptocurrency
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Norton says between January and March of this year, it thwarted more than 37,098,261 threats, the equivalent of around 403,241 threats per day.
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Coping with increasing cybersecurity challenges (from the good side and the bad!)
Wed, 12th Jan 2022
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ransomware
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cybersecurity insurance
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malware
Let’s spare a thought for cybersecurity professionals as we look into our crystal ball to see what 2022 holds. They’ll be under increasing pressure from the ‘bad guys’ and the ‘good guys’ as well.
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The deepfake dilemma: How it affects privacy, security & law in Aotearoa
Wed, 17th Nov 2021
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netsafe
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A video shows Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as the character of Maleficent. Her husband Clarke Gayford then appears. It almost looks real - but we know it isn't.
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Research finds millennials and boomers fear deepfakes and biometrics most of future tech
Wed, 7th Jul 2021
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kaspersky
Research from Kaspersky finds millennials and boomers are wary of future technologies.
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Four security threats affecting FSIs in 2020
Thu, 5th Nov 2020
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cybersecurity
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inventory management systems
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cyber threats
This time last year nobody predicted that the world would be battling a pandemic and fighting off hordes of cybercriminals using the pandemic as a topical way of peddling their wares.
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Researchers create algorithm to uncover deepfakes
Sat, 31st Oct 2020
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monash university
The researchers have trained machine learning algorithms to detect deepfake videos based on the dissimilarity in patterns between the audio and visual cues.
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Safeguarding against AI-based cyber-attacks
Thu, 31st Oct 2019
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wontok
Fraudsters using AI to mimic voices is just an evolution in technology, says Wontok.
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Overcoming deepfakes with deep learning
Thu, 4th Jul 2019
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deep instinct
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In the past couple of weeks, there have been high-profile examples of deepfakes, where deep learning, an advanced subset of AI, is used to manipulate videos to create fake videos.
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Report: The murky world of malicious AI
Mon, 24th Jun 2019
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malwarebytes
"Imagine getting a video call from your boss telling you she needs you to wire cash to an account for a business trip that the company will later reimburse. DeepFakes could be used in incredibly convincing spear phishing attacks."
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Adobe AI detects Photoshopped faces as war against fakes continues
Mon, 17th Jun 2019
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martech
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Adobe and researchers at UC Berkeley in the United States have teamed up to create a way of detecting image edits that were made with Photoshop Face Aware Liquify feature.
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Deepfakes the 'next wave of concern' - but can law really stomp it out?
Tue, 21st May 2019
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new zealand law foundation
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Enforcing the existing law will be difficult enough, and it is not clear that any new law would be able to do better. Overseas attempts to draft law for deepfakes have been seriously criticised.
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