Denial of Service Extortion Campaign Targeting New Zealand Organisations

The NCSC is aware of an extortion campaign currently targeting New Zealand organisations. Several organisations have received extortion emails threatening a sustained Denial of Service attack (DoS) unless a payment is made to the email sender.

If your organisation is currently being targeted, there are a number of measures you can consider taking to reduce the impact of the attack. These measures can be found in the attached NCSC advisory, [PDF, 133 KB].