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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 >>

Netsafe and Hon. Nikki Kaye Launch ‘Comic Creator’

Wednesday, 29 May 2013, 4:00 pm | Netsafe

Netsafe and Hon. Nikki Kaye Launch ‘Comic Creator’, Making it Safer Online For Kiwi Children More >>

NetSafe and Hon. Nikki Kaye launch ‘Comic Creator’

Wednesday, 29 May 2013, 10:41 am | Netsafe

NetSafe and the Hon. Nikki Kaye, Associate Minister of Education, are today launching the ‘Comic Creator’, an online education resource for children to teach them about cyber security. The Comic Creator is being launched at Point Chevalier Primary ... More >>

Dunedin beats Auckland and Wellington on wireless security

Wednesday, 29 May 2013, 10:30 am | Netsafe

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 >>

Regular Software Updates Is the Best Protection

Tuesday, 28 May 2013, 11:59 am | Netsafe

NetSafe is warning New Zealanders of the rise in incidence of what is known as ‘ransomware’, an attack designed to fool users into paying a ‘fine’ to unlock their computer, often appearing to come from the Police or another official source. More >>

Netsafe Launches Cyber Security Awareness Week

Monday, 27 May 2013, 9:18 am | Netsafe

New Zealand's second annual Cyber Security Awareness Week kicks off today. Hon Amy Adams, Minister for Communications and Information Technology, will officially launch the week at the Cyber Security Awareness Forum at Te Papa in Wellington at 4pm today. More >>

The Wild West or the mild west?

Monday, 26 November 2012, 8:32 pm | Netsafe

The Wild West or the mild west? Internet experts work through the challenges of the digital frontier More >>

Experts gather to reduce internet harm

Friday, 23 November 2012, 1:08 pm | Netsafe

NetSafe, New Zealand's dedicated internet safety organisation, is determined to reduce the harm people are suffering online. More >>

NetSafe says industry support last link on cyberbullying

Wednesday, 15 August 2012, 1:15 pm | Netsafe

NetSafe says industry support last link in cyberbullying proposals Auckland, 15 August 2012 NetSafe is calling on the ICT community to support the processes recommended by the Law Commission in the briefing paper “Harmful Digital Communications: The ... More >>

Almost $1m in losses reported to NetSafe’s Orb website

Monday, 13 August 2012, 9:56 am | Netsafe

NetSafe is marking the second anniversary of their ‘Online Reporting Button’ website ( www.theorb.org.nz ) this week by publishing figures showing almost $1m in losses were reported due to cyber incidents. More >>

Penny auction websites takes more than small change

Wednesday, 9 May 2012, 11:47 am | Netsafe

Consumers are being warned about penny auction sites, which despite offering ‘free trials’ are quietly charging hundreds of dollars to credit cards. More >>

New Zealanders more than $750,000 from online incidents

Friday, 12 August 2011, 2:11 pm | Netsafe

NetSafe, New Zealand’s internet safety and security organisation, is marking the first anniversary of their ‘Online Reporting Button’ website ( www.theorb.org.nz ) this week. More >>

 

 

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