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Half of NZ high school students unsupervised online

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 9:43 am | Netsafe

New findings from the University of Auckland show more than half of high school students are never supervised online outside of school, and only two in 10 primary schoolers are “usually” supervised. More >>

NZ ‘unites’ for a better internet on Safer Internet Day

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 9:09 am | Netsafe

Safer Internet Day 2017 kicks off with new online safety resources for Kiwis from some of the biggest players in the industry including Netsafe, Google, Trade Me and Twitter. More >>

New service shows cyberbullying not just a problem for kids

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 10:20 am | Netsafe

Netsafe’s free service to combat online bullying, abuse and harassment has helped nearly 50 people each week in its first month. More >>

Netsafe Launches Service to Combat Cyberbullying

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 4:16 pm | Netsafe

17 November 2016 Netsafe’s cyberbullying, online abuse and online harassment service launches amidst research showing over half of Kiwis are concerned about cybersafety and cybersecurity*. More >>

‘Harmful digital communications’ focussed conference

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 10:59 am | Netsafe

9 November 2016 - Netsafe is hosting the Confronting Online Harm Together Conference ahead of its new role to help people with online harassment and cyberbullying from late November. More >>

NetSafe announced as the Approved Agency

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 2:15 pm | Netsafe

NetSafe to manage and assist internet users with online harassment under a new civil enforcement regime NetSafe welcomes the Minister of Justice’s announcement that it has been appointed as the Approved Agency under the Harmful Digital Communications ... More >>

Safer Internet Day partners work to tackle internet harms

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 10:07 am | Netsafe

29 organisations are joining forces to mark 2016’s Safer Internet Day (9th February 2016) in New Zealand as Kiwis report an increasing number of incidents involving internet harms. More >>

Microsoft NZ and NetSafe issue warning about phone scammers

Monday, 14 September 2015, 10:41 am | Netsafe

Microsoft New Zealand and NetSafe are today advising home computer users to be vigilant as New Zealanders are being targeted by scammers about fake viruses on their computers. More >>

NetSafe reminds Kiwis to protect mobile devices

Monday, 30 March 2015, 9:26 am | Netsafe

NetSafe is reminding Kiwis to take care of their mobile devices as the Easter school holidays rapidly approach and families prepare to head off on road trips to visit relatives. More >>

Safer Internet Day partners work to combat rising harms

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 2:01 pm | Netsafe

19 organisations are joining forces to mark 2015’s Safer Internet Day (10th February 2015) in New Zealand as Kiwis report an increasing array of internet harms. More >>

Charity sites are being targeted by credit card fraudsters

Friday, 16 January 2015, 11:48 am | Netsafe

NetSafe is warning New Zealand charities taking online donations to be on the alert after receiving two reports this week of cyber criminals launching automated attacks that attempt to validate large numbers of stolen credit cards. More >>

NetSafe appointed member of INHOPE network for New Zealand

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 10:49 am | Netsafe

NetSafe is pleased to announce that its application to join the INHOPE network has today been approved at a meeting of international members in Warsaw, Poland. INHOPE is a network of organisations operating hotlines in 43 countries worldwide. Members ... More >>

NetSafe warns about rise in cold calling scammers

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 9:10 am | Netsafe

Fraud Awareness Week 2014: Microsoft NZ and NetSafe warn computer users about a rise in cold calling scammers More >>

New Zealanders more aware of mobile device challenges

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 2:10 pm | Netsafe

NetSafe’s Smartphone Security Research for 2014 shows New Zealanders are increasingly aware of mobile device challenges More >>

NetSafe strengthens ties with NZ Police

Friday, 7 March 2014, 10:43 am | Netsafe

NetSafe strengthens ties with NZ Police as cyber enabled crime losses top $500,000 in February 2014 More >>

New Zealand retail chain targeted with spear phishing attack

Friday, 27 September 2013, 9:25 am | Netsafe

NetSafe is warning New Zealand businesses to be on the alert after a major retail chain was targeted by cyber criminals in a well planned phishing attack that attempted to convince store staff to install rogue software on their computers. More >>

Scamwatch reports bring total losses reported to $4.4m

Monday, 12 August 2013, 12:16 pm | Netsafe

NetSafe today published its third annual review of cyber incidents reported by New Zealand internet users and has found that more than $4.4m has been lost over the last 12 months to internet scams. More >>

NetSafe publishes guide to phishing

Tuesday, 4 June 2013, 11:55 am | Netsafe

Educate yourself on the New Zealand phishing species lurking in the murky waters of the internet More >>

Cyber Security Awareness Week backs backups

Thursday, 30 May 2013, 10:24 am | Netsafe

While the move from hard to soft storage increases convenience for many, the risk of not having a spare copy remains the same. With so much of people's information – from small business accounts to music and treasured family photographs – now ... More >>

Dunedin Beats Auckland and Wellington On Wireless Security

Wednesday, 29 May 2013, 4:06 pm | Netsafe

Auckland, Wednesday 29 May 2013 –  Dunedin internet users have trumped Aucklanders and Wellingtonians when it comes to Wi-Fi security, with more router owners in the South island city choosing the most secure option for protecting their wireless network. More >>



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