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Most Kiwi corporations suffered cyber-attacks in 2023, reveals Kordia
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New research by Kordia reveals over two-thirds of large New Zealand companies report damage from cyber-attacks, with nearly half requiring over a month for resolution.
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Mandiant uncovers intricate UNC5325 cyber attacks on Ivanti devices
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malware
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Cybersecurity company Mandiant has identified that actor UNC5325 exploits an Ivanti zero-day vulnerability, utilising evasive techniques and malware to persistently infiltrate devices.
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Exclusive: Tenable highlights the importance of a company's attack surface
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Tenable's SVP of Product, Jason Merrick, emphasises the criticality of comprehensive cyber attack surface understanding amid accelerating digital transformations and increasing cyber threats.
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One billion dollars in funding for even more ransomware
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Ransomware gangs increase pressure on victims by implementing ruthless extortion techniques enabled by the proliferation of cryptocurrencies and AI.
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Avast thwarts 10 billion cyber attacks, reveals new threats
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phishing
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email security
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Avast blocks 10 billion cyber threats, highlighting an alarming surge in new threats as cyber attackers find innovative ways to exploit trusted digital mediums.
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Goldilock & Patriot Tools team up for US cyber defence
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Goldilock, UK-based developer of a NATO-endorsed cyber kill-switch, has revealed a crucial strategy to beef up American security.
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Half-year surge in cyber attacks on infrastructure, says Dragos
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ransomware
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telecommunications
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Worldwide cybersecurity expert Dragos reports a 50% surge in politically motivated cyberattacks and new threat clusters targeting critical infrastructure.
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CrowdStrike announces imminent launch of Charlotte AI & Falcon for IT
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data protection
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workflow automation
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Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike rolls out advanced security products, Charlotte AI and Falcon for IT, using generative AI to enhance cybersecurity capabilities.
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Businesses caught underprepared for Active Directory outages, Cayosoft reveals
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A recent report by Cayosoft shows a lack of preparedness for Active Directory outages, potentially costing companies millions per day and risking severe operational disruption.
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Armis acquires CTCI, forms AI-powered cybersecurity powerhouse
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Armis acquires AI threat intelligence firm, CTCI, boosting its forecast abilities and creating a powerful new Global Threat Intelligence Service.
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Hunter-killer malware surges by 333%, says Picus Red Report 2024
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The 2024 Picus Red Report reveals a 333% rise in Hunter-killer malware targeting and disabling security defences, reflecting a concerning escalation in cyber-attack strategies.
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Australian & NZ workers fear businesses are ill-equipped for cyber threats
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Nearly half of Australian and New Zealand workers do not feel ready to combat cyberattack threats, with 43% fearing becoming scam or phishing victims at work, ELMO Software research reveals.
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Cisco launches AI-driven enhancements for secure cloud networking
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cloud services
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Cisco unveilis new AI-driven, integrated security services aimed to simplify operations and bolster enterprise network management efficiency.
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Alarming surge in cyber attacks seen in Acronis report
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The Acronis Cyberthreats Report H2 2023 reveals a 222% rise in AI-driven email attacks in the year, underlining the need for more effective security solutions.
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Checkmarx reveals top cyberattack trends in January
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cloud services
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application security
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cybersecurity
Checkmarx reveals top January trends in supply chain cyberattacks, showing a rise in data theft, deceptive typosquatting, and malware injections.
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Akamai launches Content Protector to thwart scraping attacks in Asia-Pacific
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application security
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In response to growing malicious bot activity in Asia Pacific and Japan, tech giant Akamai Technologies unveils Content Protector, a new tool designed to mitigate scraping attacks while preserving beneficial traffic.
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SentinelOne acquires PingSafe, redefining cloud security in AI era
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cloud services
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storage
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cloud security
AI-powered security leader, SentinelOne, acquires cloud-native application protection firm PingSafe, marking a critical shift in cloud security dynamics.
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Safer Internet Day: call to action from Ping Identity's chief architect
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Patrick Harding, Chief Product Architect at Ping Identity, emphasises the importance of user-friendly, secure authentication methods like MFA and passwordless identification on Safer Internet Day, amidst rising cyber threats.
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SentinelOne boosts AI-powered threat-hunting with new WatchTower features
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
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threat intelligence
SentinelOne boosts its AI-enabled WatchTower threat-hunting services with new features, helping businesses combat increasingly complex cyber attacks with machine speed effectiveness.
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SentinelOne expands threat hunting capabilities in WatchTower services
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cyber threats
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threat intelligence
AI security firm SentinelOne unveils advanced threat hunting capabilities for its WatchTower services, bolstering cybersecurity defences for businesses amid rising cyber threats.
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Kaspersky exposes AI exploitation trend on the dark web
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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malware
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dark web
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Kaspersky study reveals an alarming increase in criminals discussing the use of AI tools for cyber exploitation on the dark web.
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Kaspersky products ace SE Labs testing with flawless defence
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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Kaspersky's anti-malware tools excel in independent tests by SE Labs, achieving the highest possible rating for their flawless defensive and full effectiveness against real-world cyberattacks.
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AI predicted to boost global ransomware threat – NCSC
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
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hacktivists
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threat intelligence
Artificial intelligence will heighten global ransomware threats, flowing from a surge in cyber attacks, according the UK's National Cyber Security Centre.
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Breaking down Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2023-2030
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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Australia's Cyber Security Strategy 2023-2030, aimed toward transforming the nation from highly vulnerable to a global cyber risk leader, embarks on its urgent 'Phase One', following a 14% rise in cyber attacks last year.