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Malware
Kaspersky uncovers new malicious malware NullMixer
Last week
Kaspersky researchers have uncovered a new malware stealing users credentials, address, credit card data, cryptocurrencies, and accounts.
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Firewall
Barracuda tackles intensified threat landscape with latest releases
Last month
"The Barracuda XDR solution combines data across our security stacks through a single dashboard view, giving us the visibility we need."
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Malware
Exclusive: Bitdefender on ensuring cyber safety in today's threat landscape
August 2022
As complex cybercrime continues to increase across the globe, Bitdefender's ultimate goal is to continue to be a trusted cybersecurity provider with expert skills and technologies to help.
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SaaS
Exclusive: CyberRes supports organisations at every level
August 2022
CyberRes is a Micro Focus line of business that brings the expertise of one of the world’s largest security portfolios to help customers navigate the changing threat landscape by building both cyber and business resiliency within their teams and organisations.
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How to enhance digital threat monitoring with machine learning
August 2022
As part of a complete digital risk protection solution, a digital threat monitoring (DTM) solution automatically collects and analyses content streamed from external online sources.
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Malware
Secureworks CTU uncovers new information about DarkTortilla malware
August 2022
Secureworks CTU researchers have found new information about the DarkTortilla malware, revealing more about its versatility and scope within the threat landscape.
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Firewall
Why printing security plays a vital part in keeping Aotearoa safe
August 2022
While internet printing, mobile printing and other similar technologies have no doubt made things easier to manage, it has also brought a whole new set of problems to the table.
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Government
Mandiant researchers uncover significant new disinformation campaign
August 2022
Researchers from Mandiant say they have uncovered a significant disinformation campaign from the Chinese Government in the wake of U.S. Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan.
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Phishing
Norton research finds NZ threat landscape diversifying on social media
August 2022
Norton's quarterly report has highlighted the seriousness of the threat landscape in New Zealand.
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SAP
Microsoft unveils two new security products to help reduce attack surfaces
August 2022
The products are set to give companies deeper insights into threat actor activity and help them successfully navigate the changing threat landscape.
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Ransomware
Malicious insiders still a key threat to business security
July 2022
A new ransomware report from Gigamon has revealed that one in three organisations see malicious insiders as a route for ransomware attacks.
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Identity
Delinea report finds organisations are struggling to grasp identity-related security
July 2022
New research from Delinea has found that 84% of organisations, particularly in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Malaysia, have experienced an identity-related security breach in the past 18 months.
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Ransomware
Secureworks reveals new information on BRONZE STARLIGHT threat group
June 2022
New research from Secureworks has uncovered new information on the Chinese threat group BRONZE STARLIGHT and how they are using targeted ransomware to initiate complicated attacks.
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Cybersecurity
The link between cybersecurity, extremist threat and misinformation online in Aotearoa
June 2022
Long story short, it's often the case that misinformation, threat and extremism link closely to cybersecurity issues and cyber harm.
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Cloud
CSIRO initiative set to bolster SME security in Australia
June 2022
Australia's national science agency has created a program that looks to help SMEs working on complex cybersecurity matters.
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Cloud
Salesforce resets user passwords as GitHub breach investigation continues
May 2022
Salesforce is increasing its security measures after a recent GitHub breach incident investigation reported in Heroku.
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10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from CyberArk
May 2022
Today we are joined by CyberArk regional manager for A/NZ Thomas Fikentscher, who gives us some expert insight into the company's Threat Landscape 2022 Report.
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Phishing
Retail and wholesale at significant risk of phishing attacks
April 2022
New research from Zscaler has found that many retail and wholesale environments are at significant risk, with a 400% increase in phishing attacks being reported in the last 12 months.
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Cybersecurity
Advantage hires new senior cyber security engineer
January 2022
Advantage has employed the services of Dr Bryce Antony in response to the increasing demand for cybersecurity mitigation strategies.
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Ransomware
ALPHV revealed as most advanced threat actor yet while ransomware attacks on the decline
January 2022
Global cyber security and risk mitigation firm, NCC Group, has identified a considerable decrease in ransomware attacks in December 2021.
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Malware
Rackspace highlights top security challenges of today's organisations
October 2021
Half of global IT leaders say they are not fully confident in their ability to respond to data, malware phishing, supply chain, ransomware, cloud, IoT and application attacks, according to Rackspace's global survey.