Technology news from the future
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Mobile malware at an all-time high
“As mobile devices become more and more functional, cybercriminals have become more and more sophisticated at attacks that attempt to steal money."
25 Feb 16
Ransomware on the rise in Aus and NZ, ESET says
"Understanding methods of propagation and how to combat ransomware in the case of an infection, is key to limiting your susceptibility to ransomware."
24 Feb 16
Mobile malware on the rise, Qualcomm and Avast step in
"With the growing use of mobile devices and the valuable data they contain, malware developers are increasingly targeting mobile users."
22 Feb 16
Hemisphere Technologies expands security portfolio with new distie deal
Hemisphere Technologies has signed an agreement with Trustwave to distribute the company’s Secure Email Gateway (SEG) Cloud service in Australia.
03 Feb 16
Ransom32, the Next Step in Ransomware-as-a-Service, explained
The Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) business model is still seeing growth in an industry that is rapidly changing every day.
02 Feb 16
CryptoWall nets US$325 million; Is your business secure?
A single cybercrime group may have collected US$325 million from CryptoWall 3 ransomware - but there are ways to help your business keep secure.
03 Nov 15
Symantec: Ransomware on the rise
There’s no shortage of security issues. Ransomeware on the rise, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is providing rich pickings for cyber crims.
27 Oct 15
Don’t let cybercriminals hold your business hostage
"Ransomware continues to evolve and thrive because it follows a proven business model."
31 Aug 15
Android ransomware, running riot in Australia
Android ransomware in Australia is on the rise, posing a significant threat to businesses and consumers.
03 Jul 15
Ransomware masquerades as FBI, Android users in the crossfire
Thousands of Android users have been targeted by a ransomware that demands users to pay $500 to restore access to their smartphone, says Bitdefender.
26 May 15
Are blind spots leaving your organisation exposed? Trend Micro says yes
“Who knew online and mobile ads, over-the-counter transactions, and even basic Word documents could still cause so much trouble.”
20 May 15
'Tactical shift' in cyberattacks and high ransomware for NZ
New Zealand is a nation of oversharers - and a popular target for ransomware according to a new report from Symantec.
15 Apr 15
Warning: Ransomware email campaign on a rampage
Internal Affairs is warning people to beware of a ransomware email campaign that could cripple IT systems.
24 Mar 15
Kiwis warned to watch out for mobile ransomware
"The public needs to become more security-aware, and take more measures to prevent their handsets from becoming conduits of monetary and information loss."
31 Jul 14
Android users held to ransom for 'viewing illegal porn'
We've had cryptolocker and other ransomware on desktops, now it's Android devices being held to ransom.
09 May 14