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
This malicious app hides itself, downloads other threats and displays ads. Plus, it has infected 45K devices in the past 6 months. Continue reading Xhelper is anything but : Symantec
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
Thrip has continued to target organisations in the satellite communications sector, with evidence of activity dating to as recently as July 2019. Continue reading Thrip – Cybercriminals In Space
Two apps with over 1.5 million downloads use new method to stealthily click ads on users’ devices. These apps were present on Google’s Play Store for almost a year before being discovered. Continue reading Sneaky Ad Clicking Found in Popular Apps on Google Play
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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
Symantec recently found two Google Chrome extensions that secretly mine for the Monero cryptocurrency. Both extensions were found on the official Google Chrome Web Store and secretly perform coin mining after they are installed. Continue reading Symantec: Chrome Extensions Cryptomining on Your Device
The group has continued to attack governments and international organisations over the past eighteen months in a series of campaigns that have featured a rapidly evolving toolset and, in one notable instance, the apparent hijacking of another espionage group’s infrastructure. Continue reading Symantec: Waterbug Hijacks Crambus Toolset
Most people have some experience dealing with bullies in real life and online, but most don’t know that cyberbullying is more than sending threatening or nasty messages to a classmate… Continue reading Stand Up Against Cyberbullies on Pink Shirt Day!
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.
Symantec can now reveal the perpetrators of last year’s cyber attack on Singapore’s largest public health organisation, SingHealth. Continue reading Symantec Threat Intelligence: Whitefly – Espionage Group has Singapore in its Sights
Cybersecurity company Symantec has announced that more than 120 companies have joined forces with Symantec to drive down the cost and complexity of cybersecurity, while improving response times to protect enterprises against sophisticated threats. Continue reading Symantec drives collaboration to simplify cybersecurity
As parents prepare to make important purchasing decisions about their children’s devices for the new school year, Norton is helping to give more peace of mind when it comes to cyber safety and Windows 10 devices. Continue reading Norton Security for Windows 10 in S Mode: Safer than Safe
New local server helps users protect personal information and securely access private information while on the go. Continue reading Norton Secure VPN Adds New Zealand Server