Kiwis call for tougher fines & greater accountability in cyber breaches
New research reveals majority of Kiwis think companies should do more to prevent cyber-attacks, with many considering swapping brands after a data breach.
Global surge in DDoS attacks causes dire financial consequences
A new report indicates a rise in global Distributed Denial of Service DDoS attacks in 2023, with attack durations soaring 400%.
Aussies struggle to identify AI in love scams, McAfee study shows
New research unveils that while 41% of men use AI for online dating, there's growing concern over authenticity, with 40% of Australians encountering fake profiles and 25% chatted with a potential partner who turned out to be a fraudster.
Cisco unveils Identity Intelligence to bolster AI-driven security
Cisco introduces Identity Intelligence, marking a significant step towards an integrated, AI-driven, cross-domain security platform.
QR code attacks surge on C-Suite executives, reveals Abnormal Security report
Cybercriminals are increasingly employing quishing attacks, utilising malicious QR codes to target high-ranking officials and smaller businesses, reveals AI-native cloud email security platform, Abnormal Security.
Unseen surge in cyber attacks blocked by Avast in 2023
Avast blocked 10 billion cyberattacks in 2023, up 49% on the prior year, with cybercriminals deploying sophisticated methods including deepfake scams and exploiting PDF files and Google OAuth to steal user information.
'New year, new threats' warns cybersecurity CTO in UK
As holiday season cyber threats increase, CTO of Espria, Dave Adamson, highlights the crucial need for businesses to tighten security.
The role of Privilege Access Management in achieving robust cybersecurity
Privilege Access Management (PAM), with its ability to control key digital accounts, is proving crucial in combating rising cybersecurity threats posed by misuse of digital identities, a key source of business disruption.
Taylor Swift victim of AI-generated explicit images: a wake-up call
AI-generated explicit images of pop star Taylor Swift cause uproar, marking a chilling illustration of the technology's misuse and intensifying ethical concerns over AI regulation.
UK businesses defy policies to pay ransomware attacks at alarming rate
Despite policies against it, 97% of UK businesses have paid ransoms following cyberattacks in the past two years, reveals alarming research from Cohesity.
Six trends that will shape Cybersecurity in 2024
Rising use of QR codes and Large Language Models, automation in Managed Service Providers, booming AI spear phishing on the Dark Web, acceleration of AI-based 'vishing', and privacy threats from VR/MR headsets are predicted to shape the cybersecurity realm in 2024.
Data Privacy Day: Veritas stresses the need for robust data management
In the run-up to Data Privacy Day, Veritas Technologies' Pete Murray underlines the critical need for regulatory safeguards amid growing threats from AI-powered cyber attacks.
Venafi launches solution to combat software supply chain attacks
Venafi has unveiled the Stop Unauthorized Code Solution, designed to bolster enterprise security against software supply chain attacks by preventing unauthorised code in any operating system.
'Cybernomics 101' report warns of GenAI empowered cyber attacks
Barracuda Networks's Cybernomics 101 report warns that cybercriminals could leverage Generative AI to boost attacks' volume and effectiveness, revealing AI-enabled cybercrime concerns among 48% of Australian survey respondents.
Barracuda Networks tackle rising Aussie credential stuffing scams
Barracuda Networks proposes sturdy measures against escalating Australian credential stuffing scams, affecting around 20,000 consumers, with increased bot-assisted logins and poor password hygiene.
Egress report highlights rising concern over phishing threats
Egress' Email Security Risk Report reveals that 94% of organisations have fallen victim to phishing attempts, demonstrating an alarming escalation in cyber threats.
Keeper Security introduces hardware key as sole 2FA method
Keeper Security boosts cybersecurity with new support for hardware security keys as the solitary Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) method to deter remote attacks.
CybeReady debuts QR code 'Quishing' simulation tool for 2024
In response to the surge in Quishing attacks, cybersecurity firm CybeReady introduces advanced QR Code Phishing Simulations and QR safety-centric 'Awareness Bites' into training platform.
CybeReady introduces new QR code phishing simulations
CybeReady has introduced QR Code Phishing Simulations to its training suite, to arm businesses against the rising trend of quishing.
The 2023 ransomware stats: A look back to plan ahead
What can the 2023 ransomware stats tell us about the year that was, and how can we use them to plan for the year ahead?.
Over 4,000 fraudulent e-shops mimic post-Christmas sales
Fraudulent e-shops imitating popular fashion brands have exploited post-Christmas sales to steal personal and payment data from unsuspecting shoppers.
McAfee unveils AI tool to defend against deepfake audio at CES 2024
McAfee Corp unveils Project Mockingbird, an AI-powered technology with a 90% accuracy rate for detecting deepfake audio, at CES 2024, enhancing defences against AI-enabled scams.
Christmas marked by sophisticated cyberattacks on retailers
Cybercriminals utilised new tactics across wider timeframes to launch complex attacks on online retailers during the 2023 holiday season.
Financial sector tops list for cyber attacks – report
Netwrix report identifies financial industry as prime cybercriminal target with 77% recording attacks in past year.