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Malwarebytes reveals APAC countries most targeted by malware
The report identifies increases in backdoors, cryptocurrency miners, and the use of exploits against their endpoints.
Malware downloader on the rise in Check Point’s latest Threat Index
Organisations continue to be targeted by cryptominers, despite an overall drop in value across all cryptocurrencies in 2018.
2019’s top three cybersecurity trends - Akamai
Cybercriminals have been moving towards a ‘gig economy’ – an underground community of malicious actors exchanging services.
2019 threat landscape predictions - Proofpoint
Proofpoint researchers have looked ahead at the trends and events likely to shape the threat landscape in the year to come.
Cyber attacks develop complexity, target Windows sysad tools - report
The report explores changes in the threat landscape over the past year, uncovering trends and how they are expected to impact cybersecurity in 2019.
2018’s worst malware revealed in report
Webroot has highlighted the top cyberattacks of 2018 in its latest Nastiest Malware list, which showcases the malware and attack payloads that have been most detrimental to organisations.
Cryptomining dethrones ransomware as 2018’s top threat - Webroot
This report also highlights the importance of implementing a robust and evolving security approach to protect valuable data and keep systems secure.
Protecting New Zealand in the new cybercrime threatscape
New Zealand’s businesses are digitally transforming, supported by good internet infrastructure, and immersed in a culture of innovation.
Diginex and Symbioses deploy decentralised supercomputing network
Diginex will provide up to 2,500 nodes at its Switzerland data centre to perform optimised cryptocurrency mining on the Symbioses network.
Cryptomining and IoT attacks gunning for healthcare industry
Medical staff now carry multiple connected devices with them, including personal devices that lack appropriate security controls.
MikroTik routers in NZ may be at risk of cryptomining - Symantec
These routers are used by many organisations and businesses, including internet service providers.
DC Two set to build Australia's first solar-powered data center
The data center is currently being built in Collie, which is 200 kilometres south of Perth, in Western Australia.
Criminals aim for attack 'quality, not quantity' as malware volumes drop
The crime lull may be a continuation of Q1’s drop, but cryptominers, ransomware, and exploits have opted for ‘quality, not quantity’.
Exclusive: Why NZ is particularly vulnerable to cryptomining
Cryptomining is the newest cybersecurity threat dominating the headlines, but awareness of the attack method is still lacking among organisations.
Use of banking trojans up 50%, cryptomining still dominant malware – report
Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index reveals that Trojan malware families enter Top 10 Most Wanted Ranking; Cryptomining remains top of the list.
Criminals “infect and collect” in cryptocurrency mining surge
Coin miner malware grew a stunning 629% in the first quarter of 2018, rocketing from around 400,000 total known samples in Q4 2017 to more than 2.9mil
Exclusive: Demystifying cryptojacking and how organisations can protect themselves
Cryptojacking is the latest step in the evolution of malware monetisation methods.
Cryptomining attacks to gain prevalence in H2 2018 – WatchGuard report
The findings are based on data from tens of thousands of active Firebox UTM appliances around the world.
Cyberthreats shifting with ransomware attacks down - research
Ransomware attacks are significantly declining, and active defences strategies are highly effective but underutilised, according to ISACA.
EXCLUSIVE: Palo Alto analyst unwraps mentality of cybercrime
Threat intelligence analyst Alex Hinchliffe discusses the constant rise of cybercrime, how it's changing, and the possibility of cyber warfare.
Exclusive: 'Bad guys aren't so bad' as cryptomining is a sign of conscience
Cryptomining is now a more popular method of cybercrime than ransomware but expert Tim Brown says this isn't a bad thing as it causes less harm.
Cryptominers posing a new threat for enterprise IT infrastructures
As well as viruses, trojans, worms and ransomware attacks, IT managers now have a new threat to worry about: cryptominers.
Once legit site found to be cryptomining, 6,000 machines infected
Check Point researchers discovered a previously legitimate video software download site has moved into cryptomining, earning around US$700 a day.
No need for a browser - XMRig cryptomining malware enters top 10 most wanted malware list
“Cryptomining malware has been quite the success story for cybercriminals, and XMRig’s rise indicates that they are actively invested."