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Palo Alto Networks & INTERPOL finalise major threat-sharing intelligence agreement
Palo Alto Networks will soon be the first cybersecurity company in the world to sign a Data Exchange Agreement with INTERPOL.
Cybercrime causing financial losses to 69% of Hong Kong businesses
Two companies said they had each suffered a loss of US$1 million or more.
Palo Alto Networks: Australia is resilient but overconfident about cybersecurity abilities
36% of respondents lost at least $130,000 in data breaches in 2015-2016, and 40% have lost money in the last year alone.
NEC NZ elevated to gold status in Palo Alto Networks channel program
NEC New Zealand’s move into emerging practices including cybersecurity has seen it garner Palo Alto Networks NextWave gold partner status.
Palo Alto Networks on the three types of malware analysis & why they can work together
Static malware analysis, machine learning malware analysis and dynamic learning malware analysis: Do you know the difference between them?
OceanLotus malware proves that MacOS attackers are rapidly honing their craft
Despite its low profile, the OceanLotus backdoor for MacOS has become more advanced and more targeted than ever before.
Petya ransomworm's rapid spread: What the experts know right now
The Petya ransomware uses the EternalBlue exploit to not only infect files, but an entire system's drive. We get the latest from the experts.
Palo Alto Networks forms $20m venture fund for budding security vendors
Palo Alto Networks has announced the formation of a $20 million security venture fund for seed, early and growth-stage security companies.
Three key security hotspots to consider for your 2018 budget
When budgeting for the 2018 financial year, businesses should look to strengthen cybersecurity defenses in policies, infrastructure & training.
Does your healthcare organisation need a security health check?
In the rush to move healthcare records to the cloud, there’s often an assumption that security comes automatically.
Gamification: Cybersecurity's secret spice for effective employee training
“Gamifying will help make the training process more exciting and engaging for employees, increasing employee awareness of cybersecurity practices."
A look at the evolution of the Nemucod malware
Unit 42 researchers have uncovered details about how the slippery Nemucod malware has been able to avoid detection.
Kazuar trojan hijacks Microsoft .NET framework to conduct espionage attacks
Researchers have uncovered the ‘Kazuar’ backdoor trojan, which has been detected in espionage campaigns across the globe, Unit 42 reports.
INTERPOL & private sector uncover thousands of threats across ASEAN
INTERPOL has found 8800 Command and Control (C2) servers and hundreds of compromised websites, including government portals across Asia.
Two years lurking: Palo Alto Networks reports little-known RAT Trojan
The malware lures users into enabling macros to see the supposed leads and customer lists. The lists are fake.
How businesses should prepare for Australia’s new mandatory data breach notification laws
Australia, like other countries, has not been immune to data breaches in which personal information has been exposed.
Unit 42 researchers suspect Ewind adware Trojan is 100% Russian
The Android Ewind family has just become a little bigger, after Unit 42 researchers discovered multiple new samples of the family.
Amnesia malware forms DVR botnet and wipes virtual machines
'Amnesia', the new IoT botnet variant of 'Tsunami' targets an unpatched remote code execution vulnerability in DVR devices made by TVT Digital.
Employees the 'weakest link' within an organisation's cyber security defence
“Companies need to put themselves ahead of emerging threats.”
Palo Alto Networks commits to APAC customers by opening new Singapore office
Palo Alto Networks has moved into its brand new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore this week, opened by Dr. Yaacob Ibrahim.
Unit 42 reports 'Blank Slate' malspam campaign pummels hosting providers in 'cycle of abuse'
Unit 42 has provided an inside look at how a malicious spam campaignis using double-zipped Word files to spread ransomware on Windows computers.
Unit 42 discovers apps compromised by iFrames on Google Play
A number of apps appearing on Google Play contained IFrames infections that link to malicious domains in their HTML pages. Unit42 gives details.
Weekly NZ security roundup: RedShield, Palo Alto Networks, non-malware attacks and firewalls
SecurityBrief New Zealand revisits the biggest stories from the week that was.
Palo Alto Networks snaps up LightCyber for automated behaviour analytics prowess
Palo Alto Networks has paid $105 million for cybersecurity provider LightCyber, so it can fuse automated behavioural analytics into its own platform.