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Ransomware attacks double in 2021, rise 93% - report
The findings build upon a gradual but noticeable rise in ransomware attacks since the Covid-19 pandemic began.
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Ransomware, threats, IoT malware, cryptojacking on the rise
Cyberattacks become more attractive and potentially more disastrous as dependence on information technology increases.
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Zerto offers new Get Out of Ransomware Jail offer for 2022
"Organisations are increasingly aware that its no longer a matter of if but when they will be targeted by a ransomware attack."
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More C-suite engagement needed to mitigate cyber risk
Persistently low IT/C-suite engagement may imperil investments and expose organisations to increased cyber risk
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Cybersecurity and automation: What will 2022 bring?
As we kick off 2022, we are in a prime position to reflect on the trials and tribulations that 2021 brought, recuperate, and reflect on key learnings and how they can shape a better year for all.
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How to protect expansive networks to ensure better results
The increasing cost and growing prevalence of cyberattacks has many Australian and New Zealand businesses on edge.
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Cybercriminals target Linux-based systems with ransomware and cryptojacking
As the most common cloud operating system, Linux is quickly becoming an attacker’s ticket into a multi-cloud environment. 
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ESET Research releases T3 2021 Threat Report summarising key cybersecurity research
ESET's Threat Report sheds light on the most frequent external attack vectors, the reason behind the rise of email threats, and fluctuating threats due to cryptocurrencies.   
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APAC organisations forking out millions due to ransomware
“Our research shows that critical infrastructure security is at a pivotal juncture, where threats are proliferating and evolving, but there’s also a growing collective interest and desire in protecting our most essential systems."
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New research reveals vicious tactics of ransomware groups
“Ransomware groups are becoming more sophisticated and their attacks more impactful. These threat actors are increasingly leveraging automated tool kits to exploit vulnerabilities and penetrate deeper into networks."
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Tackling the evolving threat of ransomware in 2022
It topped the list of concerns for security teams in 2021, and indications are that ransomware will continue to cause big problems for Australian businesses this year.
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A new report shows RaaS dominates, but defences are gaining the upper hand
While vulnerability disclosures increased 21% in the second half of 2021 and increasingly sophisticated criminal attacks made regular news, organisations fight back with targeted remediation efforts.
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Finance industry revealed as sector most under threat by cyber attacks
The finance industry has been revealed as the sector most under threat from cyber attacks, according to a new study released by Trellix.
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Sophos launches zero trust offering for advanced endpoint protection
Sophos has launched Sophos ZTNA, a zero trust network access (ZTNA) offering that fully integrates with Sophos Intercept X to provide advanced endpoint protection and zero trust network access with a single agent.
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Cybercriminals laundered $8.6 billion worth of cryptocurrency in 2021 - report
Chainalysis is releasing its latest money laundering report analysing money laundering activity from the previous year. 
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2021 open season for attackers as compromised data increases
2021 was open season for attackers as ransomware gangs targeted health care facilities, schools, and critical infrastructure, with the number of publicly reported data compromises rising by 17% in 2021.
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ALPHV revealed as most advanced threat actor yet while ransomware attacks on the decline
Global cyber security and risk mitigation firm, NCC Group, has identified a considerable decrease in ransomware attacks in December 2021.
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Older people targeted by ransomware while young adults fall for TikTok scams
New research from Avast has revealed that older and younger generations are being targeted by different online threats based on the primary device that they use to go online.
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Advanced scams, data breaches, crypto and NFT attacks to shape cyberthreat landscape in 2022
The times of pandemic coincided with the rise of targeted ransomware attacks worldwide focusing on the most valuable targets as well as interruption-sensitive businesses.
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Kaspersky lists 5 cyber threats to watch for in 2022
Global privacy company Kaspersky has highlighted some of the most significant cyber threats New Zealand consumers and businesses should be prepared for in 2022.  
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Trickbot takes top malware spot in Australia, Emotet returns
Trickbot and Emotet have topped the list of the most prevalent malware in Australia, according to new analysis from Check Point Research.
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Coping with increasing cybersecurity challenges (from the good side and the bad!)
Let’s spare a thought for cybersecurity professionals as we look into our crystal ball to see what 2022 holds. They’ll be under increasing pressure from the ‘bad guys’ and the ‘good guys’ as well.
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January promises rise in ransomware, Business Australia offers 7 top tips
Following an alarming rise in cyber attacks against Australian businesses, experts are warning that January is a prime time for ransomware attacks, Business Australia states.
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New lows for ransomware attacks, decline in critical infrastructure defences expected in 2022
New lows for ransomware attacks, an increase in nation state attacks, a decline in critical infrastructure defences, and 2022 becoming the year of the defender.