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Encryption
Why it's essential to focus on security fundamentals
Recently the U.S. White House released a statement citing intelligence reports indicating "… that the Russian government is exploring options for potential cyber-attacks."
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VMware
Majority of banks paid ransom for cyberattacks last year
VMware's most recent report finds 74% of businesses experienced one or more ransomware attacks in the last year, with 63% deciding to pay the ransom.
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Malware
Top eight DDoS attacks that organisations must avoid
Malware perils lurk in all directions, with DDoS attacks high on the danger list. In fact, early this year, Microsoft disclosed the largest DDoS attack ever recorded at 3.47Tbps.
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Cybersecurity
Attackers innovate, adapt to achieve mission - report
While progress has been made in threat detection and response, adversaries continue to innovate and adapt to achieve their mission in targeted environments.
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Cybersecurity
Evolving techniques targeting cloud native environments uncovered
Attackers are finding new ways to target cloud native environments, new research from Aqua Security has revealed.
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Cryptocurrency
Check Point discovers security flaw in major NFT marketplace
Check Point Research has identified a security flaw in Rarible, an NFT marketplace with over two million active users.
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Cybersecurity
APAC unprepared to weather storm of cybersecurity breaches
Sixty eight percent of enterprises in Asia Pacific suffered from at least on security breach in 2021, according o a new report from Forrester. 
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Cyber attacks
Four critical cyber attack prevention strategies in 2022
The growing threat of cyber adversaries loomed over organisations throughout 2021, and it shows no signs of slowing down as we enter March 2022.
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Security
A/NZ organisations cite fewer cyber attacks but longer downtime
More than half of security leaders say they have seen an increase in attempted cyber attacks. In addition, many have been directly impacted by data breaches.
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Ransomware
Ransomware payments hit new records as Dark Web leaks climb
The average ransom demand in cases worked by the Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 security consultants rose 144% in 2021 to $2.2 million.
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Sophos
Report: Australian businesses facing significant security challenges
A recent survey report by Sophos has revealed many significant security challenges that Australian businesses are facing and will continue to face going forward.
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Malware
Network attacks at highest point in the last three years
The latest quarterly WatchGuard Threat Lab report shows network attacks at the highest point over the past three years.
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Cybersecurity
NZ Windows users at risk of devastating cyber attacks
"While businesses are less at risk of encountering a threat than consumers, they more often than not have more to lose if they do fall victim."
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Ransomware
The rise of cybercrime - Over $300 million lost to scams last year
As remote work pushes more Australians online, the increase in cybercrime hits record-high rates, sparking significant concerns.
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Sift
Sift sheds light on fraud in the eCommerce sector
The pandemic has driven record levels of online shopping. Although retailers of all sizes are suffering increasing levels of fraud.
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DDoS
Radware unveils industry-first terabit DDoS mitigation platform
"Supporting new technologies, while overcoming the significant rise in DDoS attack intensity, requires an advanced scrubbing platform."
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Cybersecurity
Widespread threats increase by 38% in 2021 - Rapid7 report
Rapid7 has released its latest Vulnerability Intelligence Report detailing the most significant security vulnerabilities and cyber attacks in 2021.
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DDoS
DDoS attacks are becoming increasingly large and complex
Distributed Denial-of-service attacks decreased slightly in 2021 but are becoming larger and more complex in nature, according to new analysis from F5.
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Cyber attacks
Cyber attacks on the rise due to skyrocketing bot traffic
Cyberattacks, especially automated ones, of all kinds are on the rise, primarily due to skyrocketing bot traffic.
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Ransomware
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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Cybersecurity
5 online scam red flags - signs you’re dealing with scammers
No matter who the victim is or how sophisticated the scheme may be, there is always a way to sniff out fraud before it’s too late.
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Cybersecurity
Increase in cyber attacks driven by online holiday shopping
Attackers increase the volume of attacks, including scraping data, draining customer accounts, damaging site functionality and holding encrypted data ransom.
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Phishing
Cyberattacks on governments beyond Ukraine surge by 21% - Check Point
Check Point Research provides updates on cyberattack trends observed during the Russia-Ukraine conflict. 
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DDoS
Malicious web application attacks climb 88% - report
"Bad actors are getting smarter, more organised, and more targeted in pursuing their objectives whether that be for money, fame, or a political cause."