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Mobile threats stories

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Surge in deceptive simplicity exploitation by cyberattackers
Fri, 15th Dec 2023
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malware
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endpoint protection
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advanced persistent threat protection
Cyberattackers increasingly use deceptive simplicity, such as malicious HTML files and fake updates, to bypass traditional defenses.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from Appdome with Jan Sysmans
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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endpoint protection
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Jan Sysmans, who is the Mobile App Security Evangelist at Appdome, joins us today to tell us more about Appdome and the importance of mobile app security.
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StarHub MTD shields enterprise from mobile security threats
Tue, 13th Jun 2023
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endpoint protection
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edr
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cybersecurity
StarHub has launched its Mobile Threat Defence solution to address the increasing threat of mobile security breaches encountered by enterprises.
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Zimperium reveals new Android threat 'the Schoolyard Bully'
Wed, 7th Dec 2022
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smartphones
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endpoint protection
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technology gifts
Zimperium has revealed details of a newly discovered Android threat campaign that has been stealing Facebook credentials from unsuspecting users since 2018.
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Norton blocks 1.3 million threats in NZ during September
Fri, 21st Oct 2022
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ransomware
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endpoint protection
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phishing
Norton Labs successfully blocked 1.3 million threats in NZ during September, thwarting phishing attempts, mobile threats, file threats, ransomware attacks.
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3 in 5 New Zealanders report spike in attempted scams
Fri, 26th Aug 2022
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email security
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endpoint protection
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edr
More than a third (35%) of New Zealanders encounter scams on a weekly basis, according to research commissioned by Avast.
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Kaspersky highlights mobile threat impacting thousands globally
Wed, 20th Apr 2022
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smartphones
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cloud services
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endpoint protection
Stalkerware impacted over 32,000 Kaspersky mobile users globally last year, highlighting the need to tackle this issue, says Kaspersky.
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Mobile threats: Cybercriminals target banking and gaming
Wed, 2nd Mar 2022
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gaming
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endpoint protection
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technology gifts
Cybercriminals are forgoing low hanging fruit to target banking and gaming, according to a new mobile threat report from Kaspersky.
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Trend Micro & VMware tie the knot around mobile threat management
Tue, 11th Jul 2017
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endpoint protection
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virtualisation
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it automation
Trend Micro has joined VMware’s Mobile Security Alliance this week, as the companies seek to tackle the growing number of mobile security threats.
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Information security professionals may not be prepared for IoT after all
Tue, 15th Mar 2016
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cloud services
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endpoint protection
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iot
IoT security outpaced: Experts lag in tackling the evolving threats of a connected world, research signals.
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Sophisticated SMS cyber attack targets Australian banking customers
Fri, 12th Feb 2016
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phishing
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endpoint protection
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email security
A persistent and sophisticated SMS phishing campaign is currently targeting mobile banking customers in both Australia and New Zealand.
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Watchguard - From malware and ransomware to mobile threats
Fri, 3rd Oct 2014
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firewall
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malware
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As cyber threats mutate faster, WatchGuard's Rob Collins champions behavioural analysis, transforming digital defence against evolving malware.