AI to customise cyber threats, predicts cybersecurity firm Gen
Gen predicts AI will customise and escalate cyber threats by 2024, making cybersecurity a daily life necessity.
Landmark study unmasks potential threat of AI voices
Landmark study by Ringover has revealed a majority of people can't distinguish between real and AI-generated voices.
Britons struggle to spot AI-generated fake news, reveals study
Study shows up to half of Britons struggle to spot AI-manufactured fake news, despite claims of discernment ability.
KnowBe4 offers top cybersecurity tips for a safe 2023 holiday season
In response to rising cybercrime, KnowBe4 has shared its primary cybersecurity advice for the 2023 festive season.
Rising global fraud awareness signals need for stronger protection measures
An SAS consumer fraud study indicates higher global fraud awareness, urging robust protective measures against evolving scam tactics.
AI technologies heighten risk of Black Friday scams in Australia
Rise in AI technologies boosts Black Friday scam risk in Australia, with losses to fraud hitting $3.1bn in 2020.
CBA expands anti-scam technologies nationwide in Australia
Commonwealth Bank of Australia is taking a bold step in the fight against scams with innovative technologies in a partnership with Quantium Telstra.
Serious implications resulting from SIM card duplication
Sophisticated cyber criminals are beginning to incorporate SIM swapping techniques into their campaigns, according to Entelgy Innotec Security.
National Cybersecurity Week: Cyber awareness for non-tech savvy
National Cybersecurity Week highlights the need to boost cyber awareness, especially for the non-tech savvy group.
Rapid increase in YouTube stream-jacking attacks – report
The attacks involve re-directing followers popular channels to one run by cybercriminals or a cybercriminal taking full control of the real channel.
Kiwi Facebook users concerned about marketplace scams
More than half of Kiwi Facebook users are concerned about being scammed on social media marketplaces, according to Norton.
Check Point discovers new phishing scam on Dropbox
A new attack using Dropbox for phishing has been discovered, with 5,440 attacks observed in the first two weeks of September.
Norton launches all-in-one cybersecurity solution for NZ small businesses
Norton unveils cybersecurity service, Norton Small Business, designed to protect NZ's small firms from online attacks.
McAfee launches new tool to fight AI-generated scams
McAfee launches AI-powered Scam Protection to combat the rising threat of sophisticated cyber scams, using AI to outsmart criminals.
Scams and phishing make up most online scams in 2023
With the growth of artificial intelligence such as ChatGPT, cybercriminals now have added support in creating sophisticated scams.
7 in 10 Australians fearful of online risks - report
Almost half of Australians (47%) have been targeted by online scams, with 49% knowing someone who has, according to a survey by Real Insurance and CoreData.
Cyber threat risks reach three-year high – Avast
Avast telemetry shows phishing and scams focused on human manipulation account for over 75% of all desktop detections.
Scam reports surge by nearly 50% in first half of 2023
The use of conversational tools demonstrates how threat actors are beginning to match their ingenuity with new-found precision and patience.
Norton unveils its new real-time AI-powered scam detector
Norton has released Norton Genie, a real-time AI-powered scam detector, to provide an efficient and free way to check if texts, emails and websites are scams.
Meta, Netsafe, Consumer NZ launch scams detection tool
Five digital organisation’s including Meta and Netsafe are launching a detection tool to stop New Zealanders from being scammed.
Scammers luring Kiwis in with Google Adwords, social media
Scammers are not just calling or emailing Kiwis 'out of the blue' anymore; they are waiting in ambush with highly sophisticated schemes.
Norton unveils phishing dictionary to identify scams
Phictionary throws the spotlight on some of the most common phishing attacks detected and blocked by Norton to help people spot the tell-tale signs of scams.
Deepfake scams, new attack techniques on the rise
With Australians falling victim to scammers with $3.1 billion lost in 2022 alone, it has never been more important to foster a safe IT environment.
Criminals preying on generosity to steal donations: Avast
Avast researchers have identified a video campaign from an organisation claiming to be collecting money for sick children, which are actually scam sites.