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'Trusted malware' on the rise: AVG
Security software provider says stealing the keys is easier than breaking the windows.
Teenager arrested in hacking case
The arrest may have little impact on the group’s activities, as it is unlikely any one person has a significant influence over the group.
Employees cause security concerns
New Zealand businesses are concerned about security breaches stemming from staff mistakes, a recent survey from Symantec shows.
AVG wanting new Resellers in NZ
AVG has launched a reseller program promotion with a stock giveaway draw.
'No magic bullet' to prevent cyber attacks, says analyst
A recent spate of cyber attacks, including on the International Monetary Fund, have brought to light the high stakes involved iin online security
'Hacker resistant' password authentication
Makers say Pin+ token-less password authentication will keep hackers out of cloud computing apps and games
Sony hacked again; more user details compromised
Sony's online security worries increase as one of its websites, this time Sonypictures.com, is hacked again.
Apple releases MacDefender update
Apple moves to protect OSX users against the Mac Defender malware with its newest security update
Clearswift strengthens NZ presence with Connector Systems
"Clearswift's content-aware technology helps businesses to grow by benefiting from new ways of working and technological innovation."
MacDefender malware variant requires no password
A new variant of the Mac Defender fake anti-virus malware that does not require an admin password to run, has been reported.
Chris Barton joins web security vendor
Well-known security veteran Chris Barton lands with Clearswift.
Editor's choice: Norton 360 Version 5.0
NetGuide’s Editor’s Choice of security suites two years running is back with its latest iteration.
Symantec - '100k Facebook apps may be leaking user data'
Symantec discovers Facebook flaw compromising user account security
Vendors report - Datastor Forum - Part 1
We took a look around DatastorForum in Auckland to see what's on offer from the vendors.
Hendry in as GM at AVG
Sam Hendry has been appointed general manager for AVG (Aus/NZ).
Macs face first virus threat
Mac users face their first significant threat from a virus designed to target the system specifically
Ex-hacker hired to protect the internet
ICANN asks the founder of the world's largest hacker conference to be its Chief Security Officer.
WatchGuard refreshes channel programme
New training support offered for free to qualified partners and resellers in New Zealand.
Symantec Partner Programme Q&A
Channel Sales Director Jeff Arndt explains the benefits of the recently enhanced Symantec Partner Programme for New Zealand resellers.
SonicWall's Redman resigns
ANZ country manager Dean Redman to leave the internet security solutions provider next week.
Beware the Will & Kate wedding spam
Cybercriminals are on the lookout to capitalise on the mass of online activity surrounding the upcoming royal wedding.
New Norton betas available for free download
2012 beta versions of Norton AntiVirus and Norton Internet Security are now available for free download.
Veeam picks NewLease for distribution
NewLease seals deal to distribute Veeam licenses to Australian and New Zealand service providers.
WatchGuard forms Mitel partnership
Deal to see better VoIP, corporate network, applications and data protection solutions.
Trend Micro security roadshow detailed
Auckland and Wellington events coming next month to educate resellers on cloud security innovations and more.
Cyber threats "skyrocket"
Targeted attacks, social networking threats, mobile device security and attack toolkits are all on the rise, says Symantec.
Review: Norton 360 Version 5.0
NetGuide’s Editor’s Choice of security suites two years running is back with its latest iteration. Norton 360 Version 5.0 brings little with it in terms of new features: there’s a Social Media Scanner that will check your Facebook wall for threats, a feature that alerts the user if an application is slowing your PC’s performance and other incremental upgrades.
Play.com admits security breach
Credit cards details remain safe but customers may experience an increase in spam, says CEO.
Symantec commits to partner growth
New channel resources launched to help partners extend market reach.
Ingram joins new CA partner programme
Ingram Micro Asia and Transition Systems have signed up to the new CA Technologies regional partner programme.