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OceanLotus backdoor targets MacOS systems running PERL
The OceanLotus backdoor is now targeting MacOS systems in its latest spate of attacks.
One year on, the WannaCry scare hasn't made healthcare security any better
Connected hospitals can be exploited – and researchers believe that the WannaCry scare has only made matters worse.
Canalys says SECaaS growing rapidly, while vendors struggle to keep up
The company says the increase is due to the technology’s multiple advantages compared to software licensing.
Finally! Your very own AI chief of security
Every day a piece of science-fiction becomes real. Today, it's a cybersecurity offering that learns how to protect you without straining your CPU.
Is there an answer for soaring numbers of cyberbullying cases?
In the wake of the mass digitisation taking homes by storm, cyberbullying and online harassment has accelerated 60 percent with no signs of slowing.
'MuddyWater' threat campaign targeting Central Asia & Middle East
A resurgence of last year’s ‘MuddyWater’ threat campaign may be targeting organizations in Pakistan, Turkey and Tajikistan.
Asia Pacific countries are a melting pot of cyber threats
APAC was also the region affected by the highest number of threats in most recorded categories including online banking malware.
Is the IoT putting Kiwis at risk?
New Zealand consumers are embracing IoT devices, but opening their homes to cybersecurity risks.
How your smart home gadgets are putting you at risk – and what you can do about it
You wouldn’t openly leave your front door and your wallet open for burglars, so why would you leave your entire home unsecured from cyber threats?
Cybercriminals likely to attempt GDPR extortion for greater ROI
Trend Micro says cybercriminals are becoming more business-minded and are likely to target organisations that are trying to comply with GDPR.
How to ensure your organisation doesn’t get hooked by phishing scams
While many organisations recognise phishing as serious, they often struggle to obtain quality information about specific threats.
Cryptomining accounted for 49% of IoT malware detections in 2017
Smart homes, smart buildings and smart devices are giving cybercriminals a helping hand, and many device owners may not even know it is happening.
Trend Micro & Panasonic launch mission to advance connected car security
The two companies aim to thwart cyber risks that jeopardise connected car safety - particularly security in ECUs and infotainment systems.
Malicious PoriewSpy app spies on Android devices in India
A malicious app called PoriewSpy is targeting Android users in India and is capable of stealing device information as well as making audio recordings.
Attackers unleash Lokibot malware on unpatched Windows systems
Cyber attackers are continuing to exploit a Microsoft vulnerability that already has patches available.
Top leaders revealed in Gartner's 2018 Endpoint Protection Quadrant
Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms has revealed the latest batch of leaders which include Trend Micro, Sophos, & Symantec
Mark Sinclair accelerates WatchGuard A/NZ growth and partner momentum
Based in Sydney, Sinclair will be responsible for expanding the company’s market presence in Australia and New Zealand.
Trend Micro & Vivotek to launch cybersecurity-enhanced IP surveillance products
Taiwan-based Vivotek will launch its new ‘cybersecurity enhanced’ products by the end of January.
Trend Micro announces acquisition to bolster hybrid cloud security offering
Trend Micro has announced the acquisition of Immunio in a move it says will expand its Hybrid Cloud Security solution scope.
BREAKING: Uber tried to sweep data breach of 57m people under the rug
In October last year hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber and it has only just emerged now.
Experts share their opinions on Uber breach - some supportive, some scathing
A number of experts have come forward to share their opinions on the huge Uber breach affecting 57m people that was kept under wraps for a year.
A/NZ kids show their online security savvy
Trend Micro announces the winners of the 2017 ‘What’s Your Story?’ competition...
Trend Micro pledges commitment to bridging cybersecurity skills gap
Trend Micro says it wants to foster critical skill development to fill the shortage of cybersecurity professionals around the world.
Cybercriminals may turn ATM malware into an open source weapon
ATMs may soon be facing more malware attacks as criminals develop better creation tools that others can add to their arsenal.