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Cyber Criminal stories - Page 2

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Genetec warns against cyber crime risk from older systems
Thu, 17th Nov 2022
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With the ever-increasing rise in cyber crime, Genetec is cautioning organisations of all sizes to be vigilant about the cybersecurity risk.
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Bitdefender launches chat protection solution to put a halt to scams
Fri, 4th Nov 2022
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Bitdefender launches real-time chat protection for mobile messaging apps, including WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, to combat cyber threats.
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Norton study highlights Kiwi's risky eCommerce behaviours
Thu, 3rd Nov 2022
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Nearly a quarter of New Zealanders (22%) surveyed said they tend to take more risks when online shopping during the holiday season than other times of the year.
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Sophos uncovers rampant rise of ransomware in manufacturing
Thu, 27th Oct 2022
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Sophos' new survey report on ransomware in manufacturing and production found that the sector had the highest average ransom payment across all sectors.
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SMBs embrace new tech but fail to invest in security - study
Wed, 12th Oct 2022
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The survey revealed that, while SMBs understand the need to invest in technology in the world of hybrid working, many fail to prioritise security.
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Latest VMware threat report reveals truth about deepfakes
Wed, 10th Aug 2022
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VMware's Global Incident Response Threat Report reveals increased cyber attacks amid pandemic disruptions and geopolitical events.
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Cyber criminals continue to find new methods of attack
Mon, 25th Jul 2022
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ForgeRock reports a 297% surge in consumer identity breaches, with supply chain and third-party suppliers as the main culprits.
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Almost half of businesses experienced a cyberattack last year
Tue, 12th Jul 2022
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The travel and leisure, retail and wholesale, and business services industries were the top three sectors most at risk.
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Identity and access: the fight is on
Fri, 1st Jul 2022
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Lapsus$ cybercriminals targeted Okta's authentication systems, exposing the vulnerability of identity and access control systems.
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Hundreds arrested, millions seized in global INTERPOL investigation
Mon, 20th Jun 2022
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INTERPOL crackdown on telecom and social engineering scams results in 2,000 arrests and $50m of illicit funds intercepted.
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CSIRO initiative set to bolster SME security in Australia
Wed, 15th Jun 2022
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Australia's national science agency has created a program that looks to help SMEs working on complex cybersecurity matters.
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41% of Aussie businesses have endured a ransomware attack
Thu, 9th Jun 2022
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41% of small businesses have experienced a ransomware attack, according to a study by Software Advice. 27% of those targeted have paid the ransom.
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Attacks on critical infrastructure continue - Trellix report
Wed, 27th Apr 2022
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Individual consumers are the prime target of cyber criminals, followed by the healthcare sector, according to a report by Trellix's Threat Labs.
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Mobile fraud on the rise as online transactions increase
Tue, 29th Mar 2022
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Mobile traffic has accounted for 75% of all traffic, a four-year increase, according to the latest Cybercrime Report by LexisNexis Risk Solutions.
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Email fraud identified as top attack vector - Proofpoint
Thu, 10th Mar 2022
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More than three quarters of ASX 200 companies are subjecting customers, partners and employees to higher risks of email fraud.
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CYFIRMA launches mobile app designed to keep user's safe
Fri, 18th Feb 2022
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The app is designed to help users acquire cyber safe habits, learn about emerging cyber threats, and be aware of attackers targeting apps they've installed.
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DHL tops list of companies most impersonated by criminals
Wed, 19th Jan 2022
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DHL is the most imitated brand by cybercriminals, according to Check Point Software's 2021 Q4 Brand Phishing Report.
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Ability to access and share data may drive more cybercrime in 2022 - security firm
Mon, 10th Jan 2022
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Enabling data to move more easily between organisations will undoubtedly lead to more crime, says a cybersecurity firm.
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January promises rise in ransomware, Business Australia offers 7 top tips
Fri, 7th Jan 2022
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Experts warn of rising cyber attacks in Australia as January becomes a prime time for ransomware attacks. Small businesses urged to be prepared.
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Cybots launches AI-driven cybersecurity in ANZ region
Mon, 22nd Nov 2021
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Cybots, an AI-driven cybersecurity company, is entering the Australian and New Zealand market to help SMEs combat cyber crime.
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Zscaler report reveals attacks on tech companies up by 2,300%
Fri, 5th Nov 2021
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There has been a 314% year-over-year increase in HTTPS threats from the start of 2021, according to new research from Zscaler.
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New research by Netacea into digital fingerprint and identity thief
Wed, 28th Apr 2021
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New research by Netacea shows digital fingerprint trading platform Genesis Market increasing, with over 350,000 stolen digital identities available.
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Microsoft top targeted brand by cyber criminals in Q4 2020
Fri, 15th Jan 2021
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Microsoft was the most targeted brand by cyber criminals in Q4 2020, as they tried to exploit remote working during the pandemic. DHL came second.
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SMBs in Southeast Asia hit hard by cyber criminals
Tue, 17th Nov 2020
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Kaspersky releases new offering to combat cyber attacks targeting small and medium businesses in Southeast Asia.