Christchurch tragedy-related scams and attacksMarch 26, 2019
The National Cyber Security Centre is aware of a number of online scams and attacks related to the tragic events in Christchurch on the 15th of March, including online donation fraud, malware embedded in video files, the defacement of New Zealand websites, and denial-of-service attacks.
Telephone scammers using NCSC nameFebruary 26, 2019
The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is aware of scammers telephoning people claiming to be from the NCSC.
Reporting an Incident
If your organisation has encountered or suspects a cyber-security incident, please complete and return the Cyber Security Incident - Report Form. If you require assistance in dealing with the incident, please complete the Cyber Security Incident – Request for Assistance Form.
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Some interesting stats
347 cyber security incidents were recorded by the National Cyber Security Centre in the 12 months to 30 June 2018.
The National Cyber Security Centre estimates the gross reduced harm benefit from the operation of its CORTEX cyber defence capabilities to be $27 million in the 2017-18 financial year.
The National Cyber Security Centre determined that in the 2017- 18 financial year, 134 cyber incidents (39% of the total recorded incidents) involved indicators that had been linked to state-sponsored computer network exploitation groups.