A new twist: Threat actors add an additional ‘sneak peek’ stage to a ransomware attack, making it what Check Point calls a “double extortion” ransomeware tactic. Continue reading “Double Extortion” – The New Standard for Ransomware Attacks
D-Link has announced that the COVR-2202 AC2200 Tri-Band Seamless Mesh Wi-Fi System, originally released in September 2018, is the latest member of D-Link’s range of solutions to have McAfee protection. Continue reading D-Link add McAfee Protection to the COVR-2202 Mesh WiFi System
While COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, is capturing attention around the world, cybercriminals are capitalizing on the public’s desire to learn more about the outbreak. Continue reading Cybercriminals are using concerns about the coronavirus to launch phishing attacks
As you move into 2020, these key tips from NortonLifeLock will help keep you Cyber Safe, so you can worry less and have more to look forward to this year while online. Continue reading Four Tips for Staying Cyber Safe in 2020
Overall, this unit was a real stunner, providing more than enough capability to handle the large number of smart devices I have in the house without affecting my day to day networking needs. Continue reading Hands-On Review: D-Link EXO AC3000 Smart Mesh Wi-Fi Router – DIR-3060
Here is what NortonLifeLock experts expect over the course of the upcoming year. It’s not looking good… Continue reading 2020 – The Year of the Creep
Mastercard is urging New Zealanders to prioritise their online security during Black Friday this week. Continue reading Kiwis need to prioritise online security during Black Friday sales
Increasing privacy concerns amongst consumers proves the need for stronger cyber security, so Norton Lifelock have relaunched the ‘Norton 360’ brand with a new array of tools to help New Zealanders better protect their personal data. Continue reading Norton™ LifeLock™ Launches Norton 360
To safeguard their organisations from modern and sophisticated attacks, security teams need simple, comprehensive and flexible solutions. Continue reading Symantec Revamps Endpoint Portfolio
Researchers first reported the notorious botnet taking a break in June 2019, and that the offensive infrastructure had become active again in August. Continue reading EMOTET Botnet Strikes Again – Check Point
With cryptojacking becoming a go-to, low-risk way for cybercriminals to make money, it’s important for organisations to know how to spot it and, more importantly, how to stop it. Continue reading Cryptojacking and You – 5 tips to keep you safe.
Be in to win 1 of 2 1-year 5-device licences to this comprehensive security package! Continue reading WIN: Norton Security Premium for a year!
Disguised as a Google-related application, the malware exploits known Android vulnerabilities and automatically replaces installed apps with malicious versions without users’ knowledge or interaction. Continue reading Mobile Malware Silently Replaces Legit Apps – new findings from Check Point Research
WhatsApp and Telegram media files could be exposed and manipulated by malicious actors according to new research by Symantec’s Modern OS Security team. Continue reading Symantec Announce Malware Flaw Targetting WhatsApp and Telegram on Android
Overall, a stunning advancement in family-oriented home security and quite overdue. While it is not the first device to address this market, it is certainly the best I have encountered myself and leaves the other devices I have tried eating its dust. At $600+/- it’s not cheap, but if you have kids it’s an investment you would be wise to give serious consideration to. Continue reading Hands-On Review: D-Link D-Fend AC2600 WiFi Router
Recently, Symantec released new research on a cryptojacking campaign impacting enterprises. The campaign, dubbed Beapy, uses the EternalBlue exploit and stolen and hardcoded credentials to spread rapidly across networks… Continue reading Beapy – Cryptojacking Worm Hits China
Ideally, manufacturers of new IoT devices will build better security into their products, but there are no guarantees. “We still see vendors who don’t understand security, or don’t care…” Continue reading Symantec Internet Security Report 2018: “5,200 IoT attacks per month”
Symantec found 80+ deceptive PUAs displaying pornographic and gambling content, which are also able to display other content that could carry malware payloads into your devices. Continue reading Dozens of Apps on Microsoft Store Displaying Adult, Gambling Content
85% of New Zealanders surveyed want to do more to protect their privacy, yet 54% don’t know how to. Continue reading 1 in 3 Kiwis Affected by Cybercrime – $102mil Lost.
A free service that allows you to send files up to 2.5GB in size, securely with end-to-end encryption, has been a dream until now. Even in the hey-day of MegaUpload, files of this size were a hassle and there was no process in place that gave you secure, feature-rich options. Mozilla.org has now opened their new service to the public. Continue reading Firefox Send – safely share files for free
According to LogMeIn, almost over 271 thousand records are breached every hour, adding to 2.1 million records in one night’s 8-hour sleep – pretty good cause for late night stress among cybersecurity professionals. Continue reading Expert offers password tips to aid a stress-free sleep