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Cybercrime complacency costs Kiwis – Norton
Mon, 5th Aug 2019
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cloud services
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wireless networks
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symantec
From the Starwood hotels data breach to online services like Flipboard, what steps have you taken to secure your information online?.
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Singapore 11th for cyber threats sources, says Kaspersky
Wed, 17th Jul 2019
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
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wireless networks
Kaspersky Security Network has uncovered more than two million incidents originating from servers located in Singapore in the 2Q19.
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Kiwis know security is important, but they're not doing much about it
Thu, 21st Mar 2019
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av
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cios
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passwords
Kiwis worry about online safety but skip basic protections like antivirus, new survey shows.
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AI in cybersecurity stamping out menacing fileless attacks
Wed, 30th Jan 2019
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ai
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cybersecurity
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cybercrime
AI transforms cybersecurity, outsmarting traditional antivirus with superior machine learning defences.
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Carbon Black updates endpoint security solution
Fri, 31st Aug 2018
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endpoint protection
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edr
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av
Carbon Black announces Cb Protection 8.1, enabling customers to meet PCI DSS standards and remove legacy antivirus without additional steps.
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WatchGuard launches new AI Antivirus, UTM appliance
Fri, 3rd Aug 2018
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firewall
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network management
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network security
The latest version of Fireware OS introduces new IntelligentAV service for malware detection. Testing of new M270 appliance shows impressive speed.
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Cylance brings AI antivirus solution into the home
Wed, 25th Jul 2018
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ai security
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ai
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cybersecurity
After seeing widespread success in the business and enterprise world, smart cybersecurity has now found its way into the home.
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VirusTotal takes proactive approach to eliminating false positives
Thu, 21st Jun 2018
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malware
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av
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cios
Alphabet-owned antivirus service VirusTotal is cracking down on false positives – and solving a massive problem for software developers.
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Australia's law firms facing 'serious but not insurmountable' cyber flaws
Tue, 29th May 2018
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cloud services
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data protection
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encryption
Survey reveals lawyers' lax cybersecurity puts client data at risk.
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Why antivirus peace of mind doesn’t have to cost you… anything
Thu, 24th May 2018
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
Discover Bitdefender Free: robust, cost-zero antivirus for secure, unhampered PC use.
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Why security suites are ousting traditional antivirus programs
Wed, 23rd May 2018
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vpn
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cybersecurity
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privacy
In recent years, user privacy and security have become paramount, while criminals attempt to coerce, steal and manipulate users for their data.
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Macs under attack – what you can do to secure your device
Tue, 22nd May 2018
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apple
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technology gifts
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av
Macs now face malware threats; Bitdefender launches robust antivirus with VPN and adware removal for Macs.
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Going beyond antivirus with Trend Micro's Maximum Security
Wed, 16th May 2018
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malware
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ransomware
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smart home
With the widening scale of cyber threats targeting consumers, its crucial that our security solutions simultaneously protect every type of device.
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Antivirus solution protects privacy in the era of social media
Mon, 14th May 2018
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trend micro
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av
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social media
Surge in cyber risks sparks need for robust protection as social media users average 7.6 accounts.
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Arm your battle stations: Ransomware is growing like the plague
Mon, 30th Apr 2018
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
UK hit by ransomware surge; 631k threats in '17, says Trend Micro.
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Survey finds businesses stung with $16m hidden cybersecurity costs every year
Fri, 9th Feb 2018
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malware
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cybersecurity
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cybercrime
New research from Bromium has found the hidden costs of 'detect-to-protect' security are immense with businesses being blindsided every year.
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Kaspersky taps ex-Microsoft talent for APAC channel head role
Tue, 9th Jan 2018
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microsoft
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cybersecurity
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Naina Parhar appointed Kaspersky's new APAC channel head, vows dynamic growth and partner focus.
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Script-based cyber attacks rise as threat actors choose stealth
Thu, 14th Dec 2017
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malware
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firewall
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network management
WatchGuard Technologies’ latest quarterly Internet Security report has revealed a massive increase in scripting attacks and malware.
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US Govt & Kaspersky in dispute over cyberespionage claims
Mon, 18th Sep 2017
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cybersecurity
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av
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kaspersky
The fiasco comes after DHS suspected a link between Kaspersky officials and Russian intelligence that could potentially risk US national security.
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Hackers speak: Privileged accounts best way to steal data
Fri, 25th Aug 2017
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pam
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email
From the mouths of the hackers themselves, organisations’ privileged accounts are the most attractive targets for gaining access to critical data.
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Cylance announces AI-driven next generation consumer antivirus
Fri, 4th Aug 2017
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ai security
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ai
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CylancePROTECT Home Edition uses AI to extend smart, simple security that prevents execution of malware from corporate office to home office.
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The need for internet security on your devices
Mon, 29th May 2017
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malware
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smartphones
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ransomware
As cybercrime costs Kiwis over £257m annually, securing your devices with robust internet security is crucial to thwart hackers.
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IObit & Malwarebytes spat continues as ‘legitimate’ program is blacklisted as PUP
Mon, 3rd Apr 2017
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malware
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cios
IObit criticises Malwarebytes for flagging its Advanced SystemCare as a PUP without warning; tension has existed between the companies since 2010.
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CrowdStrike’s new APAC vice president says it's an exciting time as revenue soars
Tue, 14th Mar 2017
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endpoint protection
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ai security
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edr
CrowdStrike's Andrew Littleproud eyes APAC expansion amid a surge in revenue and innovative endpoint security solutions.