Serious issue with older Microsoft Windows systems
An issue was discovered in older Windows systems, which allows attackers to remotely connect to and access user’s accounts. Software updates are available to resolve the issue.01 Nov 2019
Financial sector targeted in blackmail campaign
Criminals threaten denial-of-service attack against financial companies unless ransom is paid.26 Sep 2019
Serious vulnerability in popular forum software - vBulletin
An issue has been discovered in the forum software vBulletin. This issue could allow attackers to access user data on forums that use vBulletin.18 Mar 2019
Christchurch tragedy-related scams and attacks
Scammers are using the Christchurch tragedy as an opportunity to carry out online scams and attacks.07 Mar 2019
Google Chrome web browser security issue
Google has released a software update for a security issue in its Chrome browser.14 Dec 2018
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.