Bomb threat emails affecting New Zealanders
CERT NZ is aware of bomb threat blackmail emails being received both internationally and in New Zealand.
While this is likely to be an opportunistic scam, New Zealand Police are working to confirm the validity of the threats. If you receive the email, we encourage you to contact New Zealand Police on 111.
Webcam and password blackmail scam
Webcam blackmail scams are increasing: they claim to have access to your emails and video of you. We've had no reports of a video being sent.12 Oct 2018
Malware targeting business customers of New Zealand banks
A phishing campaign containing malware is specifically targeting business customers of some New Zealand banks. The phishing emails are branded to look like invoice notifications from common accounting software.31 Aug 2018
Invoice scams affecting New Zealand businesses
There has been a spike in reports of invoice scams. In these, the scammers gain access to a business' email account and tell customers their bank account has changed.07 Jun 2018
New malware found on routers
A newly identified malware called VPNFilter is targeting small office/home office (SOHO) routers.18 Apr 2018
Misuse of Cisco devices
There is an issue with Cisco routers that gives attackers the ability to control the device and see the data that flows through it.