Kiwi culture makes easy victims for hackers

Dan Brunskill
Wed, 24 Jun 2020

Dan Brunskill
Wed, 24 Jun 2020
International fraudsters are increasingly turning their attention towards this part of the world, where complacent and trusting victims are easy to find as once-bitten US businesses firm up their cyber defence measures. Australasian beer maker Lion has been in the spotlight in recent weeks after being locked out of its system with data held to ransom at US$800,000. Kiwi manufacturer Fisher & Paykel Appliances was also the victim of a ransomware attack this month, which saw financial information released online. Other recent victims inc...
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