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Hacking humans: Social engineering exploits business vulnerabilities
Fraudsters are constantly finding new ways to exploit vulnerabilities and attack corporate payment systems.
Business leaders struggle with decision to keep or ditch early cloud investments
"The hybrid cloud market is moving so fast that first-generation providers are having difficulty adapting to emerging requirements."
What Google learned from analysing 80 million ransomware samples
"The stakes are becoming higher," says Google in its Ransomware Activity Report.
BlackBerry, Google and Qualcomm join forces to drive advancements in digital vehicle cockpits
VIRTIO is an open standard that defines the interface between Android Automotive OS and the underlying hypervisor.
Fujitsu and Trend Micro collaborate on connected car security solution
Trend Micro and Fujitsu have agreed to collaborate with automotive-related manufacturers to strengthen connected car security measures.
Adobe releases new Acrobat extension for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge
Adobe Acrobat for Chrome and Acrobat for Edge offer a whole new way for users to go beyond the native PDF viewing experience.
MysterySnail: Kaspersky finds zero-day exploit for Windows OS
Kaspersky has uncovered a zero-day exploit for the Windows OS.
Citrix and Google Cloud team up to deliver future of hybrid work
Citrix Systems and Google Cloud have announced they are expanding their strategic partnership to deliver the future of hybrid work for enterprise customers.
Majority of IT security professionals find patching overly complex
Two-thirds of companies still haven't patched their systems. Yet organisations around the world are still being targeted by WannaCry ransomware attacks.
NZ cyber security education company closes $2.3m seed round
"It's a critical time for security education, as w'ere seeing illustrated by increased security incidents in all parts of the world."
The cyber risks of a hybrid working model
The risks of cyber attacks on businesses are in the spotlight as companies around the world begin to return to the office.
Cybercriminals exploiting SMEs as remote working continues
Industries need to ensure their infrastructure is regularly monitored and maintained to avoid being compromised by malicious actors.
Businesses under threat as attackers target Active Directory
"Attackers are leveraging the intricacies of Active Directory to penetrate the environment through an exponential number of attack paths."
Google aims to train 40 million people with Google Cloud Skills Boost
There is a growing demand for skills in areas such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics, and cloud architecture.
BlackBerry and Deloitte join forces to secure IoT software supply chains
The partnership will address the increasing complexity and growing cybersecurity threats among multi-tiered software supply chains.
1 in 5 companies suffer ransomware attack - report
Almost 1 in 10 ransomware victims paid the ransom, according to a new report by Hornetsecurity.
New sniper-like Python ransomware uncovered
This is one of the fastest ransomware attacks Sophos has ever investigated and it appeared to precision-target the ESXi platform.
Communications service providers unprepared to charge for 5G services
"CSPs are making significant investments in their 5G networks and need to be able to quickly and effectively monetise new services to get a return."
Cyberattacks on organisations worldwide surge 40% in 2021
"Since the outbreak of the pandemic globally, cybercriminals have sprung into action to take advantage of the opportunities presented to them."
Concerns over employee turnover on the rise - report
“As the economy continues to recover from the disruption caused by COVID-19, organisations are facing a very different, and extremely competitive, job market."
Automation the secret to hyper growth
The secret to growth is creating 1:1 experiences at scale using automation.
REvil accounts for 73% of ransomware attacks - report
"Names such as REvil, Ryuk, Babuk, and DarkSide have permeated into public consciousness, linked to disruptions of critical services worldwide."
Cyber extortion attacks against A/NZ organisations more than double
"Too many organisations are finding out too late that they weren't adequately protected or prepared to respond to an attack."
Microsoft begins Windows 11 rollout, but there's wait for Android apps
It is the first major operating system update for the tech giant in six years.