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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.
HELP US TO HELP YOU
If your XP taskbar becomes locked for some reason, you can unlock it by right-clicking the Start button, choose Properties.
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.
RED Education offers margins on training
In a unique bid to sell more training, Australian-based company RED Education works with Distribution Central to offer training through resellers, allowing partners to make margin on each sale.
XT text glitch – Telecom’s advice to users
Telecom has issued a media advisory claiming a disruption of service on its XT Network last night was due to "an unusual pattern of (SMS) texting
Exeed signs two new product ranges
The distributor has announced that it will now offer Luxul Wireless products and Lockitdown hardware security devices.
Valentine scams: Romancing the stony-hearted
As we've seen so many times before, cybercriminals are not ashamed to exploit horrors like the Haiti earthquake or 9/11, so it would be naive to expect them not to make use of our warmer sentiments, too.
XT - What went wrong? How are they fixing it?
The root cause of Wednesday’s crash of the XT network, which continues to affect customers is still unknown, but Telecom has revealed the steps it’s taking to restore service.
Wellington mayoral candidate to talk tech in Europe
Mayoral candidate Jack Yan is hosting a speaking tour in Europe starting next week as part of his 2010 mayoral bid.
XT back, but will business forgive?
Around 100,000 customers on the XT Network awoke yesterday morning to a day without cellphone coverage.
Gen-i’s CEO Chris Quin is claiming that XT mobile services affected by today’s outage are functioning and that the majority of services have been restored.
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Review: AVG Internet Security 9.0
The latest version of AVG’s Internet security suite is faster than its predecessor in every way, with shorter boot-up and scan times.