Cert NZ tie-up with financial services drives increase in phishing reports

Paul McBeth
Tue, 18 Sep 2018

By Paul McBeth Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Closer ties between the government's Computer Emergency Response Team and financial services firms saw reports of phishing attacks more than double in the June quarter.  The Crown agency responsible for tracking, monitoring and advising on cybersecurity incidents registered 455 phishing attacks in the three months through June, up from 196 in the March quarter. Some 337 of those attacks were about the financial services sector, which the agency put down to a closer working relationship with the ind...

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