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Cybercriminals Turn Opportunistic with Cryptocurrency Mining; Continue to Exploit Vulnerabilities; Steal Data and Resources to Disrupt Businesses and Individuals in Asia Pacific

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, KB, KB, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Cybercriminals Turn Opportunistic with Cryptocurrency Mining; Continue to Exploit Vulnerabilities; Steal Data and Resources to Disrupt Businesses and Individuals in Asia Pacific

Source: Media Outreach Profit-oriented cybercriminals are turning their attention to stealthier tricks such as cryptocurrency mining;While ransomware encounters declined globally, the region was hit by 40 percent more ransomware attacks as compared to the rest of the world;Poor cyber hygiene and low security awareness led to 22 percent more Drive-by download attacks and 37 percent […]

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Cybercriminals Turn Opportunistic with Cryptocurrency Mining; Continue to Exploit Vulnerabilities; Steal Data and Resources to Disrupt Businesses and Individuals in Asia Pacific

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, KB, KB, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Cybercriminals Turn Opportunistic with Cryptocurrency Mining; Continue to Exploit Vulnerabilities; Steal Data and Resources to Disrupt Businesses and Individuals in Asia Pacific

Source: Media Outreach Profit-oriented cybercriminals are turning their attention to stealthier tricks such as cryptocurrency mining;While ransomware encounters declined globally, the region was hit by 40 percent more ransomware attacks as compared to the rest of the world;Poor cyber hygiene and low security awareness led to 22 percent more Drive-by download attacks and 37 percent […]

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Chubb appoints Serene Neo as Division Head of Accident & Health in Singapore

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, KB, KB, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Chubb appoints Serene Neo as Division Head of Accident & Health in Singapore

Source: Media Outreach SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 21 March 2019 – Chubb today announced the appointment of Serene Neo as Division Head of Accident & Health (A&H) for Singapore, effective 25 March 2019. She will report to Scott Simpson, Chubb’s Country President for Singapore. In this role, Ms. Neo will have responsibility for leading […]

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Chubb appoints Serene Neo as Division Head of Accident & Health in Singapore

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, KB, KB, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Chubb appoints Serene Neo as Division Head of Accident & Health in Singapore

Source: Media Outreach SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 21 March 2019 – Chubb today announced the appointment of Serene Neo as Division Head of Accident & Health (A&H) for Singapore, effective 25 March 2019. She will report to Scott Simpson, Chubb’s Country President for Singapore. In this role, Ms. Neo will have responsibility for leading […]

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FMA to hold directors to account for FSPR abuse, first charges filed

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Economy, FifthEstate1, Finance, Financial Markets Authority, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on FMA to hold directors to account for FSPR abuse, first charges filed

Source: Financial Markets Authority Media release MR No. 2018-0327 February 2018 The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has filed criminal charges against Pegasus Markets Ltd and Michael Reps for breaching the Financial Service Providers (Registration and Dispute Resolution) Act (FSP Act). The company is charged with two counts of breaching section 12 of the FSP Act. The New […]

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Police announce process to hand over reclassified MSSAs

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Police announce process to hand over reclassified MSSAs

Source: New Zealand Police Please attribute to Police Commissioner Mike Bush Last Friday, our country was shocked by a brutal and senseless attack. We recognise our world has changed. Police focus is on ensuring the immediate safety and peace of mind of our communities. Today, the Government has made immediate changes to classifications in the […]

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Police attending crash on South-Western Motorway

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Police attending crash on South-Western Motorway

Source: New Zealand Police Police are in attendance at a serious crash involving a motorcyclist on the South-Western Motorway. The crash has occurred on the northbound lanes before the Queenstown Road off-ramp and was reported around 3.20pm. A motorcyclist has sustained serious injuries. Two lanes are currently blocked and there is significant congestion. Police are […]

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Gun control welcomed by Greens

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Green Party, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Legislature, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Gun control welcomed by Greens

Source: Green Party The Green Party welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement on planned gun control laws, Green Party Co-leader James Shaw said today. “Banning military style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles makes everyone safer. Banning these guns is the first step towards systemic changes to our gun laws,” says James Shaw. “I welcome this announcement […]

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Terrorism a first for NZ but decades now for Afghanistan

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Afghanistan, Al Noor mosque, AM-NC, Business, Christchurch, FifthEstate1, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, Press Release Service, Terrorism, vigil  /  Comments Off on Terrorism a first for NZ but decades now for Afghanistan

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – While last Friday’s terrorist attack in Christchurch was the first for New Zealand, Afghanistan’s ambassador to Australia and non-resident to New Zealand says his country has been victims of violence and terrorism for more than four decades. Ambassador Wahidullah Waissi is in Christchurch to pay tribute to the victims in Christchurch, meet […]

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Kawaha Point aggravated robbery – CCTV Images released

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Kawaha Point aggravated robbery – CCTV Images released

Source: New Zealand Police Rotorua Police are continuing to investigate the aggravated robbery at Kawaha Point Superette and are asking the public for assistance in identifying the offenders. Two men entered the Superette at around 1.45pm on Tuesday 19 March, 2019 with a firearm and demanded money. An amount of cash and cigarettes was taken. […]

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New Zealand bans military style semi-automatics and assault rifles

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Coalition Government, New Zealand Executive Government, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Labour-led Government, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Zealand bans military style semi-automatics and assault rifles

Source: New Zealand Government Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles banned under stronger gun laws Immediate action to prevent stock-piling Military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned in New Zealand under stronger new gun laws announced today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says. “On 15 March our history changed forever. Now, our laws will […]

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More Than 500 Students to Attend Toi Ohomai April Graduation

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology 1  /  Comments Off on More Than 500 Students to Attend Toi Ohomai April Graduation

Source: Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology On Tuesday, 2 April, more than 500 Toi Ohomai students will be walking across the stage to celebrate their success at our graduation ceremony in Rotorua. This year’s graduation will take place over two ceremonies, where student cohorts will be graduating with diploma and above qualifications from across our […]

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Plan ahead and allow extra time if going to Auckland Airport this afternoon

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Plan ahead and allow extra time if going to Auckland Airport this afternoon

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Motorists driving to or around Auckland Airport this afternoon are advised to plan ahead and allow extra time because of an event with potential to cause disruption on the transport network. An event with a large gathering is planned at the Manukau Memorial Gardens at 4pm. The Gardens are beside […]

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Name release – Bushey crash

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Name release – Bushey crash

Source: New Zealand Police Police in Oamaru can now confirm the name of the person who died following a crash in Bushey in the early hours of Wednesday morning, 20 March. He was 49-year-old Mohamed Elmi of Christchurch. The single-car crash occurred on Hamden-Palmerston Road. Police would like to extend their sympathies to Mr Elmi’s […]

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NZ Post halts firearms delivery

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Post  /  Comments Off on NZ Post halts firearms delivery

Source: New Zealand Post NZ Post is undertaking a review of the delivery of any firearms, or firearms parts, through its network. As the review begins, NZ Post has decided to remove the exemptions given to a small number of licensed firearms retailers that allow firearms to be delivered through the NZ Post courier network […]

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Truck crash, Kaimai Ranges

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Security  /  Comments Off on Truck crash, Kaimai Ranges

Source: New Zealand Police Emergency services are responding to a crash involving two trucks on SH29, Kaimai Ranges, Western Bay of Plenty. Initial reports suggest there are no injuries and that both drivers are out of the trucks. The crash, near Hanga Rd, was reported at 2.10pm. There are blockages. Motorists should expect delays. ENDS […]

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EIT lecturers teaching in China, “Campus is like a city”

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, FifthEstate1, General News, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on EIT lecturers teaching in China, “Campus is like a city”

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 7 mins ago One of Jinan’s many building sites. EIT’s Wine & Viticulture lecturers Tim Creagh and Elise Montgomery are currently teaching in China at the University of Jinan, one of EIT’s partner institutions. Tim tells us about the differences between New Zealand and China and about his […]

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Get a head start with Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Youth Scholarship

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland Council, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Get a head start with Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Youth Scholarship

Source: Auckland Council Let your creative ideas soar with financial support from your local board for your next vocational training, tertiary education, event or art project. To help young people thrive and prosper, Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board is encouraging tamariki to apply for its Youth Scholarship for personal development that can help them advance in their […]

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The Investigation and Surveillance of Poisoning and Hazardous-substance Injuries: Guidelines for public health units

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on The Investigation and Surveillance of Poisoning and Hazardous-substance Injuries: Guidelines for public health units

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health These guidelines provide practical advice for investigating and addressing complaints and notifications about poisoning arising from chemical contamination of the environment and hazardous-substances injury.           The Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 (HSNO Act) refers to injury, but for practical purposes, this also includes disease associated with exposure to […]

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HISO 10008.3:2019 Notifiable Disease Messaging Implementation Guide

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on HISO 10008.3:2019 Notifiable Disease Messaging Implementation Guide

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health This implementation guide forms part of HISO 10008: Pathology and Radiology Implementation Guide and Messaging standard. The guide provides assistance in the development of applications using structured messaging to specifically report notifications into the Electronic Notifiable Disease Messaging System (ENDMS). This document presents guidelines for sending HL7 version 2.4 messages and covers: […]

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