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Yahoo
Weekly Asia security roundup: China’s cybersecurity law, hackers speak out, the MINDEF breach, and Yahoo’s CEO
A new survey by Consilio found that legal technology professions remain ignorant of China’s new cybersecurity law.
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Endpoint Protection
Hackers speak out: New study turns security stats on their head
The study confirms suspicions that attack methods are becoming ever more unique, with 50% of hackers changing their attack methods for every target.
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Phishing
Cyber attacks are borderless and China isn’t immune, 360 Security says
360 Enterprise Security Group has commented on China’s inability to keep foreign cyber attacks out of its walls, and cyber crime is now ‘borderless'.
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Cybersecurity
Why China’s new cybersecurity law is a threat to international businesses and innovation
Under the veil of cybersecurity, regulators will have access to information that could benefit Chinese firms at the expense of foreign business.
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Hackers
Russian hackers steal Olympic athletes data: Insights and advice from Webroot
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’d be aware of the recent hacking of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) - here's Webroot's insights.
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Cybersecurity
APAC takes 520 days too long to respond to threats, says FireEye
New research has found that it is taking APAC much longer than the rest of the world to detect cyber threats: a median 520 days.
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Hackers
Kaspersky Labs offers $50,000 'bug bounty' to security researchers
Security researchers Kaspersky Lab & bug bounty platform Hacker One are co-launching a Bug Bounty Program that offers $50,000 to security researchers.
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Cybersecurity
Norton tackles hackers using Wi-Fi
“What turns people into easy targets is confusion about the security of public Wi-Fi networks."
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Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg masks his webcam - should you?
Both the webcam and dual microphone on his laptop are covered by tape, this shows the tech-savvy Facebook boss is worried about being spied on.
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Hackers
Danti: Destroying your data through one unpatched exploit
Danti is one of the newest and most dangerous groups of hackers taking advantage of a dangerous exploit that can gain access to IT systems and infect
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Small and Medium Enterprise / SME
SMEs need to up their security game or risk becoming a target
“It will be interesting to look at these numbers in a year’s time and see whether the SMEs are stepping up their security spend, and why."
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Cybersecurity
The surprisingly scary patterns revealed in hack attacks
When analysing multi-attack campaigns against industrial and government interests, patterns emerge. Scary patterns.
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Apple
A victory for privacy and Apple?
Amidst the debate and panic around FBI demands that Apple help unlock the iPhone of the San Bernadino shooter, Apple just won a small victory.
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Wireless
Hackers exploit wireless networks, steal valuable information
“Wi-Fi is the lowest-hanging fruit, even if you have enterprise-level security in place. A hacker only needs to get it right once, and they’re in."
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Cybersecurity
Consumers choose free public Wi-Fi over security
"Thousands of consumers are engaging in activity that could make them victims of hackers looking to steal their personal information."
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DDoS
Anonymous threatens cyber-revenge after Paris terror attack
"We will track down and close all accounts on social networks related to terrorists to avenge those who were killed."
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Cybersecurity
Advanced threat protection: Now more than ever
Joshua Alcock, Fortinet senior systems engineer, outlines the five critical components to advanced threat protection.
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Cybersecurity
Govt warns Kiwis over "most sophisticated" IRD email scam...
"Opening the email risks making your email address and other personal tax information available to scammers who will target you further."
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Cybersecurity
Hackers target your fridge and TV
Who wouldn't want a smart fridge? You can check how much milk is left while you're out and if your cheese is going mouldy. You could even tweet from the panel if you phone or tablet is dead.
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Cybersecurity
Email hackers raid Auckland's North Shore businesses
Police claim "significant sums of money" have been stolen from businesses across the North Shore during the past few months, at the hands of hackers.
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Cybersecurity
Kiwi firm stung in $18k email scam
New Zealand firm scammed out of $18,000 after paying a South Korean company supplier warns other Kiwi businesses over new email fraud tactics.
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Cybersecurity
Internet hackers Royally scam users
While the world celebrated, scammers have taken advantage, kicking into immediate action following the birth of the royal baby.
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Gaming
Sony hacker finally sentenced
The gaming community has a pretty short memory, but one of the hackers involved in the onslaught of attacks against Sony has finally been sentenced.
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Bitdefender
Scammers unleashing hell through holiday campaigns
Spammed malware campaigns using holiday hooks such as flight confirmation emails, hotel deals, extravagant cruise packages and vacation loans target holiday makers.