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CERT warns of RealMe phishing attack
The government's RealMe identification system is coming under a phishing attack, says cyber-security watchdog CERT NZ.
NotPetya a Russian state-sponsored attack, says GCSB
Operation "Fly Below The Radar" seems to have been put aside at GCSB head quarters with the announcement that we too condemn Russian involvement in last year's NotPetya cyber attack.
Just so long as Donald can't point us out on a map, eh?
Australian e-voting damned in audit report
Australian election officials are scrambling after the auditor general released a damning report suggesting the public was misled over the security of electronic voting in the 2016 general election.
Start your year with a massive security flaw
While New Zealand holidayed in the sun (or torrential rain, depending) the IT world has suffered something of a quake with the discovery that almost all computers (using the widest possible definition…
CERT quarterly report - ransomware down but beware fake invoices
The latest quarterly report from government cyber-safety agency CERT NZ shows over $1.1 million was lost to scammers in 390 reported incidences.
More than half of those reports came from individual…
Brislen on Tech
In which Sky fires a broadside at the telco industry (and the consumer)... Apple drops the ball security wise... and New Zealand's retail arm: is it getting into the swing of things yet?
Apple computer users are being urged to update their operating system after Apple discovered an easy to exploit security hole in macOS 10.13 (High Sierra).
Be alert (your country needs lerts)
Zombies beware - the Civil Defence Emergency Mobile Alert System has been tested and, a few niggles aside, will now give us all a head start should the worst happen.
First IoT, now mesh networks (and who remembers Indranet?)
Mesh networking is rearing its head again, this time as part of the future of the Internet of Things (IoT).
The idea, that devices in a single location can communicate with each other rather than h…
US military spies on social media - is New Zealand involved?
The US Pentagon is in damage control today following revelations that not only was the US Department of Defence collecting social media data from millions of users around the world but managed to expo…
No. Holes barred.
PowerbyProxi is one of those companies that has been destined for greatness for a long time and somehow managed to avoid it. Now, Apple has bought it which is great news for the company and for wirele…