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Aus experts face record cyber threats, overwhelming workload
Organisations are seeking new ways to protect their expanding attack surface and maintain stability, according to Trend Micro.
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A 52.89% increase in ransomware attacks compared to January
According to NCC Group's Strategic Threat Intelligence team, ransomware attacks increased by 52.89% compared to January. 
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Digital forensics key area of investment to combat ransomware
The survey of 466 DFIR decision makers and practitioners found that major improvements are needed across the board in digital forensic strategies.
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5% of Kiwis experienced identity theft in 2021 - report
Norton has found 5% of New Zealanders experienced identity theft in 2021, and 10% have clicked on a fraudulent package notification link in the past 12 months.
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Check Point Research identifies top malware threats to NZ
In February, the top malware impacting New Zealand cyber incidents was Sohanad (3.96%), followed by SnakeKeylogger and Formbook.
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Hybrid work trend ensures another year of online vulnerability
Secon Cyber predicts 2022 will be another eventful year of vulnerability exploits, account takeover attacks, phishing, and ransomware. 
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Gartner's top cybersecurity and risk management trends for 2022
Gartner highlights seven critical trends that security and risk management leaders should address in 2022 and beyond.
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ESET, Intel partnership to enhance endpoint security
"This collaboration recognises the immediate boost in ransomware protection that integrating Intels hardware-based ransomware detection technology can deliver."
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Major technology manufacturer stops ransomware attack with AI
Darktrace has announced that one of its customers successfully interrupted a Babuk ransomware attack with its Autonomous Response technology, Antigena.
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Ransomware topped ICS and OT threats in 2021 - report
The report named three new threat groups targeting ICS/OT environments, including two that gained access into OT systems of industrial organisations.
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Five tips to combat cyberattacks amidst a land war
As the world watches the Russian military attacks on Ukraine, it’s difficult to think about normal business operations.
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ACSC warns businesses to defend themselves against Russian cyber attacks
The Australian Cyber Security Centre has warned Australian businesses to urgently protect themselves against targeted Russian cybercriminal activity. 
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Aussie IT leaders say ransomware a national security threat
New research has found extortion continues even if a ransom is paid, while CISOs are under increasing pressure.
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Ransomware not slowing: Relentless and more destructive
Ransomware is not slowing down and continues to be relentless and more destructive, a new report has revealed.
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Five cyber threat trends and what they mean to your business
The recent Russia-Ukraine crisis has unearthed the worrying possibilities of widespread cybersecurity threats, further highlighting the importance of the role threat intelligence plays in protecting infrastructure.
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Ransomware 2021 - the year and trends in review
2021 saw threat actors turn the dial up on ransomware, with several high-profile attacks against major corporations and critical infrastructure.
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Ransomware attacks double in 2021, rise 93% - report
The findings build upon a gradual but noticeable rise in ransomware attacks since the Covid-19 pandemic began.
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Ransomware, threats, IoT malware, cryptojacking on the rise
Cyberattacks become more attractive and potentially more disastrous as dependence on information technology increases.
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Zerto offers new Get Out of Ransomware Jail offer for 2022
"Organisations are increasingly aware that its no longer a matter of if but when they will be targeted by a ransomware attack."
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More C-suite engagement needed to mitigate cyber risk
Persistently low IT/C-suite engagement may imperil investments and expose organisations to increased cyber risk
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Cybersecurity and automation: What will 2022 bring?
As we kick off 2022, we are in a prime position to reflect on the trials and tribulations that 2021 brought, recuperate, and reflect on key learnings and how they can shape a better year for all.
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How to protect expansive networks to ensure better results
The increasing cost and growing prevalence of cyberattacks has many Australian and New Zealand businesses on edge.
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Cybercriminals target Linux-based systems with ransomware and cryptojacking
As the most common cloud operating system, Linux is quickly becoming an attacker’s ticket into a multi-cloud environment. 
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ESET Research releases T3 2021 Threat Report summarising key cybersecurity research
ESET's Threat Report sheds light on the most frequent external attack vectors, the reason behind the rise of email threats, and fluctuating threats due to cryptocurrencies.