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Simple measures can prevent business compromise

Friday, 7 December 2018, 9:45 am | CERT NZ

A new report released today highlights how basic measures continue to sit at the centre of protecting New Zealanders and their businesses from online threats. More >>

Blackmail scammers hard at work over Labour Weekend

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 4:13 pm | CERT NZ

Scammers have been hard at work over the long weekend, and while New Zealanders were out enjoying the three day break, CERT NZ received a significant spike in reports of webcam blackmail scams. More >>

Check out your online self this Cyber Smart Week

Friday, 5 October 2018, 5:31 pm | CERT NZ

There’s a lot of news about cyber security at the moment. We’ve all seen stories of hackers intercepting emails to trick people out of money, and whole systems locked up for ransom. Even so, it can be hard to see how that might affect you. After all, ... More >>

CERT NZ receives highest number of reports for quarter yet

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 10:14 am | CERT NZ

The latest threat report released by CERT NZ today shows over 700 cyber security incidents were reported from 1 April to 30 June - the largest ever volume for a single quarter – cementing CERT NZ’s role as a central coordinator in New Zealand. Phishing ... More >>

Over-55s over-represented in latest financial loss stats

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 9:17 am | CERT NZ

More than 500 cyber security incidents were reported by New Zealanders in the first quarter of this year, according to CERT NZ’s latest threat report. More >>

Kiwis report $5.3million lost to cyber security in 2017

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 9:50 am | CERT NZ

CERT NZ has today released its final figures for 2017, showing that New Zealanders reported more than $5.3 million lost to cyber security issues to CERT NZ, New Zealand’s dedicated cyber security unit. More >>

Over $1.9 million in loss reported to CERT NZ since April

Friday, 8 December 2017, 9:55 am | CERT NZ

Figures released today show that Kiwis lost over $1.1 million to cyber security issues in the third quarter of 2017. This brings the total financial loss to New Zealanders from cyber security issues reported to CERT NZ to over $1.9 million since ... More >>

Over 300 Reports Made to CERT NZ in First Quarter

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 10:17 am | CERT NZ

CERT NZ today released its first report on the New Zealand cyber security threat landscape. The report shows that 364 reports of cyber security incidents have been made to the new cyber security agency in less than three months of operation. More >>

New ransomware campaign known as Petya

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 10:11 am | CERT NZ

A new ransomware campaign known as Petya is affecting computer networks using Microsoft Windows. It was first seen affecting systems in the Ukraine, but is quickly spreading across other computer networks in Europe. More >>

Phone scam claiming to provide WannaCry ransomware supports

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 2:59 pm | CERT NZ

Phone scammers pretending to be from Microsoft are using the WannaCry ransomware news to gain access to New Zealanders’ computers. More >>

WannaCry Ransomware in large scale international attacks

Monday, 15 May 2017, 10:59 am | CERT NZ

Earlier today a massive international ransomware campaign hit computer systems of private companies and public organisations around the world. This incident is being reported as the largest ransomware campaign to date. The Ransomware in question has ... More >>

 

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