Sophos report reveals stark reality of cybercrime-as-a-service
The report addresses how ransomware remains one of the greatest cyber crime threats to organisations with operators innovating their extortion tactics.
Hands-on review: Norton Identity Advisor Plus
Stealing an identity can be easy in today's cyber climate, so it's essential to have the right security tools to protect you from identity theft.
Cybergangs are recruiting and rewarding supporters
“An interesting trend we observed this quarter was cyber gangs actively crowdsourcing and paying people to support their criminal activities."
The most common types of identity theft and top ten ways to avoid it
Put yourself ahead of today’s identity thieves by learning about five of the most common types of identity theft and how to prevent that from happening to you.
How protected are migrants and refugees from cybercrime in Aotearoa?
Recent research has found that more than 35% of Kiwis are affected by scams weekly, so do migrants and refugees have equitable access to tools that will help protect them online?
Cybercrime in Aotearoa: How does New Zealand law define it?
‘Cybercrime’ is a term we hear all the time, but what exactly is it, and how does New Zealand define it in legal terms?
The ups and downs and runarounds of catching cybercriminals in NZ
We're becoming more and more aware of cybercrimes but how many criminals actually get caught? The New Zealand police explain why the answer is complicated.
Evolution of ransomware reaches dangerous levels of sophistication
Ransomware is reaching new levels of sophistication with dangerous results, according to cybersecurity firm SLVA.
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.
Five data fundamentals to quash cybercrime
Cybercriminals have never been happier, with constantly growing data footprints and operational disruption escalating the potency of cybercrime.
Silent Eight raises $40m in Series B round to aid development strategy
Financial crime platform Silent Eight has raised $40m in Series B round funding, which will be used to cater to the needs of its expanding customer base.
Why cyber risk management should be top priority in 2022
Has your leadership team spent much of the past two years in firefighting mode, responding to the issues that COVID-19 has created? Join the club.
The fintech fraud epidemic: Banks aren’t getting worse, fraudsters are just getting better
Fintech fraud is growing rapidly. As society becomes increasingly reliant on technology, the unfortunate truth of the matter is it also becomes more vulnerable to cybercrime.
AURA launch first Crime Trend Report, aims to gain insight in South Africa
On-demand emergency services marketplace AURA has launched a report into South Africa’s high crime rate and what can be done to lower it.
Cybercriminals laundered $8.6 billion worth of cryptocurrency in 2021 - report
Chainalysis is releasing its latest money laundering report analysing money laundering activity from the previous year.
Why cyber crime will continue to flourish in 2022
Cybercrime flourished in 2021, and there are no signs that it will slow down in 2022. There are several factors behind this high-confidence prediction.
Experts place the human factor at the centre of cybersecurity strategies
An expert panel examines the human faces of the cybersecurity, the evolving role and responsibility of CISOs, and how shaping a cyber-aware security culture within organisations is integral to minimising the growing threat of cybercrime.
6 significant changes to online fraud we saw in 2021
After a busy year in the cybersecurity and online fraud prevention space, the co-founders of SEON Fraud Prevention weigh in on the top trends that changed fraud in 2021.
The British Council falls victim to two successful ransomware attacks
New cyber fears as The British Council falls victim to two successful ransomware attacks.
Cybercriminals adopt con-artist tactics to trick unsuspecting Kiwis
Cybercriminals are stepping up their game in New Zealand with a combination of cybercrime strategies and telephone tactics straight out of the con-artists playbook.
Online credit card fraud on the rise leading up to holiday season
Analysis from AusPayNet serves as a reminder for consumers and merchants to be vigilant online this holiday season, with research indicating a significant increase in credit card fraud.
An exclusive look at the NZ NCSC cyber crime report
Documenting the activities of New Zealand government agencies for the tax-paying public ensures one consumes a range of essential, if largely indigestible, reading matter.
New book reveals massive flaws in Australian cybersecurity management
Cybercrime has been estimated to cost the Australian economy AUD$42 billion, according to a new book released by a UNSW cybersecurity expert.
Australian FIs are seeking more robust crime management solutions, report finds
FIs across APAC are continuing to grapple with financial crime management strategy and investment to take full ownership and build in-house systems, buy a solution, or utilise managed services from a solution provider.