New Zealand

New Zealand accuses China for hacking the Parliament

After the United Kingdom’s purported accusation against China of launching a cyber attack on its Electoral Commission in 2021, allegedly aimed at stealing data pertaining to over 40 million voters, New Zealand (NZ) government has directly pointed fingers at China for hacking into the computer network of its Parliament Counsel Office. The NZ government issued […]

Cyber Attack news headlines trending on Google

TOMRA, the company that deals with mining and recycling services in Norway was hit by a cyber attack disrupting whole of its systems related to metal sorting, mining machines and food sorting equipment. The company that has an annual turnover of $1.2 billion has assured that it will issue more updates when the preliminary investigation […]

Cybersecurity news headlines trending on Google

MCNA, also known as Managed Care of North American Dental, has issued a statement on its website regarding a data breach it is currently experiencing, which has compromised the information of over 9 million patients. As the largest government-sponsored health insurance organization, MCNA states that its systems were possibly infiltrated on February 26th, 2023, but […]

Cyber Attack news headlines trending on Google

Foremost is the cyber attack that hit a third party IT service provider that operates most of the websites of government agencies related to New Zealand. And the most affected among them were the health services. Cybersecurity Insiders has learnt from its sources that Te Whatu Ora-health New Zealand was targeted by threat actors resulting […]

Banks and other Govt organizations badly hit in New Zealand by Cyber Attack

A Cyber Attack that hit servers of several banking institutions of New Zealand(NZ) has disrupted the online services for over a week now. And although the banking officials say that the issue was resolved within 48 hours, many customers still could not login into the online banking website or app witnessing several issues such as […]

Internet in New Zealand disrupted due to a DDoS Cyber Attack

A Distributed Denial of Service attack shortly known as DDoS resulted in the disruption of internet services across New Zealand leading to shut down or temporary closure of businesses from afternoon today, i.e. September 3rd,2021. Reports are in that Internet Service provider Vocus, which operates Flip, Stuff Fibre, Slingshot and Orcon was targeted by a […]

New Zealand is experiencing Cyber Attacks at an unprecedented scale

As everything from the New Zealand stock market to weather reporting agencies is being targeted by cyberattacks, Andrew little, the Minister for Justice said that the nation is experiencing digital incidents at a devastating scale.   Speaking to Associated Press, Mr. Little said that the law enforcement agencies are busy tracking the perpetrators behind the […]

DDoS attack on New Zealand Stock Market

A DDoS Attack launched on the New Zealand Stock Market reportedly disrupted the stock exchange services for the second day running. But the good news is that the connectivity was restored for the investors within no time, as IT staff of the trading services were proactively prepared for such attacks. Cybersecurity Insiders has learnt that […]

New Zealand bans Huawei 5G equipment due to Espionage fears

After US and Australia, New Zealand happens to be the latest country to ban Huawei from entering its country and upgrading its mobile network to 5G. Reports are in that the Mobile Company Spark was intending to use Huawei equipment to offer 5G services in the country located in Southwestern Pacific Ocean. But the government […]

New Zealand based Vetent hit by a Ransomware attack

Vetent, a New Zealand based Veterinary Hospital chain is said to have become a victim of Ransomware attack on Saturday last week. And according to a spokesperson from Gisborne Branch, the cyber attack has impacted the Central database of the healthcare organization blocking the digital access to the entire chain of animal clinics located across […]

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