Cert NZ's Quarter One Report 2019

This quarter, CERT NZ received 992 reports. This is the second highest number of incidents reported in a quarter to date. These incidents show that everyday New Zealanders and organisations continue to be affected by cyber security issues.

Some examples include:

  • Both organisations (61%) and individuals (39%) experienced direct financial loss

  • 96 reports of unauthorised access, the highest number in a quarter to date

  • Email extortion campaigns make up 50% of all scam and fraud incidents.

To get the full overview of the cybersecurity incidents reported from 1 January - 31 March 2019 click here. It also offers advice on how to prevent or mitigate these incidents.