Global technology provider Pitney Bowes has been hit by the Maze ransomware and the attackers have released a number of screenshots of the company's systems to prove their claims. Maze only attacks Windows systems.

Results from the BDO and AusCERT Cyber Security Survey 2019 are in and with three years of data to draw upon, here are some of the key insights about the changing cyber security landscape.

Zoom Video Communications, which has come under pressure during the coronavirus pandemic as various flaws in its software have been revealed, has announced that it will be acquiring secure messaging and file-sharing service Keybase for an undisclosed sum in a bid to improve its security.

New York-based entertainment and media lawyers Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks has been hit by the Windows REvil ransomware, with a small amount of information released by the attackers and a lot more promised.

Israel-based security firm Check Point claims a Chinese state-backed group known as Naikon has been targeting countries in Asia and the Pacific, including Australia, for the last five years and stepping up its activities in 2019 and the first quarter of this year to gather intelligence and spy on these countries.

Friday, 08 May 2020 09:32

Genetec counts crowds

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IP video analytics vendor Genetec has announced its Occupancy Management Package to help retailers and venue operators meet physical distancing requirements as businesses begin to reopen.

New Zealand cloud provider Catalyst Cloud has welcomed the decision by Microsoft to open a cloud region in that country, claiming that the move justifies Catalyst's 2016 investment to create three cloud data centre regions in Aotearoa at a time when the NZ Productivity Commission doubted the country's business viability.

There has been a marked increase in predatory scammers attempting to steal personal details and commit fraud, taking advantage of Australians during the COVID 19 crisis, with National Broadband Network operator NBN Co warning of heightened security threats for remote workers.

The networks of two plastic surgeries, one in Washington and the other in Tennessee, have been hit by the Maze ransomware group and images of patients, both before and after procedures, have been leaked on the Web.

Several organisations in Taiwan have been targeted by a new Windows ransomware family that has been named ColdLock by the Japanese security firm Trend Micro.

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