GCSB director Andrew Hampton says indirect consequences may still impact this country even if it wasn’t the intended target.

One million people hit by cyber incidents in 2017 but NZ dodging major attacks

Tue 27 Feb

2017 was a bumper year for cyber-criminals, says Symantec, but NZ appears to be out of the scope for geopolitical cyber actors.

GCSB director Andrew Hampton says attribution of cyber-attacks is rare.

'WannaCry' cyber-attack pinned on North Korea, NZ spies agree

Wed 20 Dec

The GCSB agrees with British and American evidence that North Korea was behind the WannaCry ransomware attacks.

Intelligence and security inspector-general Cheryl Gwyn criticises SIS for illegally accessing private information gathered by Customs.

Reasons to mistrust our spies (and their masters) in 2017

Thu 14 Dec 3

Political Roundup: Appearances can be deceiving.

AUT's Brian Cusack isn't surprised at the number of state-sponsored attacks.

NZ spy agency system saves $40m in damage from cyber-attacks this year

Fri 24 Nov

The figures show plenty of work remains to make New Zealand a country of "impenetrable infrastructure" by 2020.

NSCS director Lisa Fong said "The economic harm avoided through the operations of these capabilities is significant."

GCSB's Cortex cyber defence seen saving $40m from cost of cyber threats in 2017

Thu 23 Nov

GCSB has been running a pilot with Vodafone New Zealand rolling out the Cortex system.

Kim Dotcom's extradition appeal is scheduled for February (Chris Keall)

February court date for Dotcom extradition appeal

Wed 6 Sep 2

New High Court decision sets out some appeal grounds.


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