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.