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Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities

8 January 2018

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Financial losses due to cybercrime up 66% in first quarter of 2023 – CERT NZ

CERT NZ has seen report numbers, in the first quarter of this year, creep back up from the last quarter of 2022. And unf

22 June 2023


Vulnerability in Exchange Server actively exploited

10 March 2020

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Government moves to create lead cyber security agency

The Government is creating a lead operational cyber security agency, as such the functions of CERT NZ will be integrated

26 July 2023


Critical remote unauthenticated vulnerability in SMBv3

13 March 2020

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Record number of organisations sign up as supporters for CERT NZ’s Cyber Smart Week

Hundreds of organisations show their commitment to online security by supporting this year's Cyber Smart Week.

25 September 2023


Active ransomware campaign leveraging remote access technologies

16 June 2020


Emotet Malware being spread via email

7 September 2020

The Case for Memory Safe Roadmaps


New guidance for software manufacturers on memory safe roadmaps

Eight international agencies, including CERT NZ and the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), have released joint guida

7 December 2023


Critical Windows Authentication Vulnerability in Netlogon

24 September 2020

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Rob's Christmas Message from CERT NZ

If I can give you one message to take into 2024 it would be: Own Your Online.

20 December 2023


Increase in Ryuk ransomware attacks

29 October 2020

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CERT NZ report shows investment scams costing Aotearoa millions every month

The latest reporting from CERT NZ shows losses from cyber security incidents between July and October totalling nearly $

7 December 2023


Oracle WebLogic Server vulnerability being exploited

30 October 2020

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International guidance for organisations engaging with AI.

13 international organisations have released joint guidance on best practice for engaging with artificial intelligence (

24 January 2024


SolarWinds Orion vulnerability being actively exploited - updated advisory

14 December 2020