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State of the channel: A/NZ MSPs still grappling with ransomware
Issues range from SaaS infections to SMBs that don’t report ransomware attacks to the appropriate authorities, and much more.
04 Mar 2019
The cyber kill chain: Moving laterally in Active Directory
Using different techniques, attackers move laterally through the network, gaining more and more privileged access until they gain entry to their target domain controllers.
04 Mar 2019
Should AI technology determine the necessity for cyber attack responses?
Fujitsu has developed an AI that supposedly automatically determines whether action needs to be taken in response to a cyber attack.
23 Jan 2019
More than 40% of ICS computers were attacked in H1 2018
Cyber attacks on industrial computers are considered to be an extremely dangerous threat as they cause material losses and production downtime for a whole system.
12 Sep 2018
Seven things SMBs can do right now to prevent cyber attacks
“Many think security is not their responsibility but it’s a serious risk that can destroy their business,” warns Professor Matthew Warren.
04 Sep 2018
Carbon Black claims there's a link between geopolitics and cyberterrorism
“Geopolitical tensions manifest in cyberspace. There is a direct link between the failures of diplomacy and cyberespionage and cyberterrorism."
25 Jul 2018
Mega users affected by credential stuffing attack; 15,000 affected
Users of file sharing website Mega have been tripped up in a credential stuffing attack.
19 Jul 2018
Singapore CSA looks back at 2017's most rampant cyber threats
Last year there was a notable shift from profit-motivated attacks to attacks designed to cause disruption.
20 Jun 2018
Android malware used to target North Korean defectors
A malware called RedDawn used Google Play to apparently target North Korean defectors, according to security firm McAfee.
22 May 2018
Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore most cyber-resilient APAC nations
Cyber attacks can have an impact on stalled operations, disrupted supply chains, class-action lawsuits, and permanent brand damage.
17 May 2018
APAC to lead market growth in botnet detection solutions and services
Asia Pacific will experience a 36% CAGR for botnet detection solutions and services, exceeding growth rates in North America and Europe.
15 May 2018
The Pacific Cyber Security Operational Network is now in action
"PaCSON is a vehicle we can use for closer sharing of cybersecurity threat information, tools, techniques and ideas between nations."
14 May 2018
CERT NZ honoured to chair new Pacific Cyber Security Operational Network
CERT NZ says it is a ‘huge honour’ to be voted in as the Pacific Cyber Security Operational Network’s inaugural chair.
14 May 2018
NZ pummelled by DDoS attacks during Memcached attack outbreaks
"The attack size fell significantly between February-March from 74 to 49.4 Gbps is likely due to security teams mitigating Memcached server threats."
11 Apr 2018
Bank Negara Malaysia stops SWIFT fraud in its tracks
Falsified SWIFT messages were used to attempt unauthorized fund transfers, which were blocked through a collaborative effort.
09 Apr 2018
The 475-day siege: APAC firms' breach detection times are getting worse
“Defenders have to get it right every single time, while threat actors only need to get it right once.”
05 Apr 2018
Check Point expands portfolio to continue fight against Gen V cyber attacks
Check Point has been busy crafting a number of security solutions for its global market in recent months.
13 Mar 2018
Ericsson & Argus Cyber Security embark on security collaboration for connected vehicles
Argus Cyber Security and Ericsson will provide intelligence-based cybersecurity to connected vehicles and automakers.
28 Feb 2018
Assessing the rising threat of encrypted tunnels
Venafi senior technical manager Nick Hunter takes a look at five key threats posed by encrypted tunnel attacks.
21 Feb 2018
United States hot on heels of North Korea's Hidden Cobra malware
The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) is honing in on the North Korean Government’s activities known as HIDDEN COBRA.
19 Feb 2018
Enterprise database security the answer to complying with the POPI Act
“Single platform products don't play well when an enterprise has sensitive information in many types of databases."
09 Nov 2017
NEC & Japan Govt take cyber defence training to ASEAN administration
NEC is providing cybersecurity training for ASEAN administrative staff this week.
27 Oct 2017
Cisco warns companies to stay ahead of cyber threats
“Security controls alone are not sufficient to address a ransomware threat, and organisations need to adopt a multi-layered approach..."
18 Oct 2017
400 attacks per day: Behind Australia's growing DDoS attack surface
The largest DDoS attack targeting Australia in 2017 is around 228 Gbps in June and almost 80% of the DDoS attacks seen in Australia are under 2 Gbps.
17 Oct 2017