New Zealand

Pierluigi Paganini September 05, 2021
Major IPS in New Zealand hit by massive DDoS, Internet outages reported

A massive DDoS hit New Zealand ‘s third-largest internet operator isolating parts of the country from the Internet. A massive DDoS hit Vocus ISP, New Zealand ‘s third-largest internet operator, isolating parts of the country from the Internet. Vocus provides retail, wholesale and corporate telecommunications services across Australia and New Zealand. Vocus offers data network services […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 13, 2021
Attackers targeted Accellion FTA in New Zealand Central Bank attack

The root cause for the hack of the New Zealand Central Bank was the Accellion FTA (File Transfer Application) file sharing service. During the weekend, the New Zealand central bank announced that a cyber attack hit its infrastructure. According to the Government organization, one of its data systems has been breached by an unidentified hacker, commercially […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 06, 2015
New Zealand approves Harmful Digital Communications Bill against cyberbullying

The New Zealand’s Government passed the Harmful Digital Communications Bill, which declares war to cyberbullying and other abuses of Digital Communications. The Government of New Zealand has passed the Harmful Digital Communications Bill that would implement the Government’s decisions on addressing harmful digital communications. The Bill establishes serious penalties against cyberbullying considering it as a serious criminal offense. The Bill states that any […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 28, 2013
ThinThread spy system secretly tested on New Zealand population

The author Tim Shorrock revealed that the US spy system ThinThread was tested on the unsuspecting population of New Zealand from 2000 to 2001 ThinThread is the name of a project that the National Security Agency conducted during the 1990s, the program was focused on sophisticated techniques for wiretapping and intelligence analysis. The program was discontinued after […]