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Sasfis Botnet variants multiplying according to latest Fortinet report
Fortinet July Threat Landscape Report Shows Sasfis Botnet Variants Multiplying and Focusing on Spam Delivery.
Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Awards Fortinet Network Security Vendor of the Year
Leadership Nomination Validates the Company’s Focus and Strength in Enterprise Security Market.
Is mega centralisation working at Renaissance?
The signs point to improvement at the previously embattled Auckland distributor Renaissance.
Renaissance BDM jumps ship
Former Renaissance Business Development Manager, Chris Kidd, has joined email security firm, SMX.
WatchGuard launches new channel deals
New initiatives launched on back of record second quarter growth in New Zealand.
Fortinet Introduces “System-on-a-Chip” (SOC) Architecture at Breakthrough Price Point
New FortiGate-60C Multi-Threat Security Appliances First to Employ New Architecture; the High Performance Appliances Also Bring Storage Expansion and 3G Connectivity to Customers
Who does Cisco fear the most?
We list the companies Cisco fears the most in its four key product ranges for small businesses.
Fortinet June Threat Landscape Report Shows New Variations of Sasfis Botnet
Operation Aurora Vulnerability Comes Out of Hibernation with Hit-and-Run Attack.
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NetGuide teams with TVNZ6
$43,000 worth of prizes up for grabs in the tenth annual TVNZ6 NetGuide Schools Multimedia Challenge.
WatchGuard claims "unmatched" cloud security
77% of websites with malicious code are legitimate sites, says security company.
DC shrugs off global financial crisis
Distribution Central talks up its "significant resourcing investment" in its current financial year.
Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT winners
Vendor winners announced at 2010 Frost & Sullivan APAC awards ceremony.
Fortinet’s Latest Threat Report Shows New PDF Exploit
Fortinet a leading network security provider and worldwide leader of unified threat management (UTM) solutions – today announced its May 2010 threat report showed a new PDF exploit being circulated in high volume.
Imperva signs NZ partner
Katana Technologies has become the New Zealand partner for Imperva's portfolio of technologies.
M86 makes another appointment
Former WatchGuard executive Thom Linden named Senior Vice President of Global Research and Development.
Massive BioShock 2 patch incoming
2K reveals details of a patch that will address several issues across all three versions of the game.
Fortinet Threatscape Report Shows Botnets Battling for Digital Real Estate
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) - a leading network security provider and worldwide leader of unified threat management (UTM) solutions – today announced its April 2010 Threatscape report, which showed high activity from the Gumblar and Sasfis botnets.
Rielly unveils Katana Technologies
The former Chillisoft Security Consultant has stepped out on his own with a new value added distribution outfit.
Fortinet announces Q1 2010 financial results
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) – a leading network security provider and worldwide leader of unified threat management (UTM) solutions – has announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010.
WatchGuard signs eight new partners
Company reports increased sales in Australia and New Zealand by 54% for the first quarter of 2010 compared to the same period in 2009.
WatchGuard launches quarantine server
New tech boasts unparalleled control and protection against malicious emails, viruses and hackers.
WatchGuard names NZ territory manager
Clive Donde (pictured) has been appointed the company's first NZ Territory Manager.
WatchGuard: Breaches will see policy introduced
ANZ Regional Director Scott Robertson believes that more security breaches will see official policy introduced in New Zealand and Australia.
Exclusive: Distribution Central NZ's $631k profit
Director Nick Verykos has told The Channel that the firm's focus will now be placed on existing distribution partnerships with no new vendors planned.
Another day, another Facebook scam
Yet another scam aimed at Facebook users has been uncovered - this time by McAfee Labs.
February's biggest IT threats named
Fortinet has released a report which names the most dangerous IT threats detected last month.
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New Twitter scam asks:
A new phishing scam is currently doing the rounds of Twitter, tagging messages with "ThisYou???" and inviting users to follow a shortened link.