News & Events

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Government and telcos join forces to battle SMS scam

In late September thousands of New Zealanders fell victim to the Flubot scam, the largest SMS text scam to hit our shore

17 December 2021

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CERT NZ urges businesses to fix Java software weakness as soon as possible

A serious weakness has been discovered in a software component widely used by businesses and organisations.

13 December 2021

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Cyber attacks on the rise coming into holiday season

Malware attacks and tech-scam calls are on the rise according to newly released quarter three data from CERT NZ.

7 December 2021

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Text message scam infecting Android phones with FluBot

FluBot malware is spreading via links in text messages relating to parcel deliveries.

1 October 2021

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Kiwis urged to get the cyber security basics right

CERT NZ is urging everyone to make sure they’ve got basic cyber security safety measures in place.

31 August 2021

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Get Cyber Smart

Cyber security threats are on the rise, so let’s Up our online defences.

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Remote working putting organisations at risk of ransomware

CERT NZ is urging Kiwi organisations to tighten up the way they enable remote working for staff to avoid a ransomware at

2 August 2021

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Spotlight on ransomware

CERT NZ Incident Response Manager Nadia Yousef provides an insight into ransomware and how organisations can protect the

16 July 2021

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Don’t blame the IT crowd - cyber security is everyone’s concern

Cyber security incidents caused nearly $17m losses last year, but most organisations still see it as an 'IT problem'.

22 July 2021

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Businesses’ attitudes to cyber security shifting, but more work to be done

While businesses’ attitudes to cyber security are shifting, 3 in 5 small businesses believe they should be doing more to

29 June 2021

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Cyber security incidents continue to rise

CERT NZ’s latest report shows Kiwis reported more than 1,400 cyber security incidents from 1 January to 31 March.

3 June 2021

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Cyber security strengthens in the Pacific with the launch of SamCERT

A partnership between New Zealand and Samoa has strengthened cyber security resilience in the Pacific with the establish

27 May 2021

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Concerns over security increase as more people hit the online shops

Research shows that as more people are transacting online, concerns about the security of online shopping are on the min

29 April 2021

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Password apathy is costing Kiwis millions

A simple change to password behaviour could save New Zealanders millions of dollars says CERT NZ, the government agency

7 April 2021

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New Zealanders report almost $17 million in loss due to cyber security incidents

CERT NZ’s latest report, released today, shows a 65% increase in reports of cyber security incidents over the past year,

24 March 2021

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CERT NZ’s threat feed saves New Zealanders a costly tax year

CERT NZ’s timely actions have saved some New Zealanders a costly end to the tax year. With the help of CERT NZ’s threat

22 March 2021