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One in five Australians hit by ransomware attacks: WatchGuard survey

New data released by network security specialist WatchGuard Technologies has found that more one in five Australians (21 per cent) have been the victim of a ransomware attack, while just under one in three Australians (31 per cent) are unsure if they have actually been…


WatchGuard names top ANZ partners of the year

Seattle-based network security specialist WatchGuard Technologies has announced its ANZ 2017 Partners of the Year at the company’s annual partner conference the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort. The firm said its 2017 Partner Awards recognised channel partners whic met or exceeded assigned revenue targets, such…

Crypto currency aiding ransomware growth

Ransomware may have faded from the headlines this year, but it remains a big problem for businesses across Australia and New Zealand – with cryptocurrencies bolstering the malware’s popularity. That’s the message from WatchGuard Technologies ANZ regional director Mark Sinclair, who told Telecom Times that…

Global malware hits up 33%: WatchGuard

Worldwide malware attacks are up by 33 per cent, with cyber criminals increasingly using Microsoft Office documents to deliver malicious payloads, according to new data released by Seattle-based network security specialist WatchGuard Technologies.

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