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More Than One-Third Of New Zealanders Fell Victim To Cybercrime – Report By NortonLifeLock

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 9:55 am | NortonLifeLock

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 14 April 2021 - Over the past year, people around the world1 (65 percent) report spending more time online than ever before as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we connected to the internet for everything from work ... More >>

How Much Private Information Is Being Gathered From Your Phones?

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 11:49 am | NortonLifeLock

Understanding Worldwide Private Information Collection on Android Data has become the commodity that sustains much of the digital ecosystem. As smart devices, especially smartphones, become more central in our daily life, mobiles phones are turned into ... More >>

Tech Support Scammers? Not So Organized Criminals

Monday, 29 March 2021, 12:50 pm | NortonLifeLock

Technical support scams have been around for years, but they’ve been rapidly increasing in popularity. Imagine this: You're browsing the internet, and suddenly a website opens, forcing your browser into full-screen mode. It shows a variety of flashy pop-ups ... More >>

Watch Out For Romance Scams This Valentine’s Day – Information From NortonLifeLock

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 10:52 am | NortonLifeLock

What is a romance scam? A romance scam, also known as an online dating scam, is when a person is tricked into believing they’re in a romantic relationship with someone they met online. In fact, their “other half” is a cybercriminal using ... More >>

Putting The Spotlight On Stalkerware This Safer Internet Day - Information From NortonLifeLock

Friday, 5 February 2021, 10:59 am | NortonLifeLock

Tuesday 9 February 2021 is Safer Internet Day, an international effort to remind people to make active decisions about what they are sharing, and to choose how, when, where, and for what purposes their data is being used. As a company, NortonLifeLock ... More >>

4 Takeaways Tied To Consumer Tech And Cyber Safety

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 9:46 am | NortonLifeLock

The Consumer Electronics Show — the normally in-person trade show in Las Vegas that the Consumer Technology Association made virtual this year — delivered innovation and a lot of buzz. CES 2021 made history as the largest digital tech event, and its ... More >>

The Cyber Safety Threats We’ll Face: Predictions For Online Safety In 2021

Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 10:25 am | NortonLifeLock

Say goodbye to 2020 and hello to 2021 — and brace for familiar Cyber Safety threats as well as some new ones Thanks to COVID-19, few would argue that 2020 was a banner year. But there is hope for 2021: Vaccines are already rolling out in many countries. ... More >>

NortonLifeLock To Acquire Avira

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 11:54 am | NortonLifeLock

Auckland, New Zealand — December 8, 2020 – NortonLifeLock (NASDAQ: NLOK), a global leader in consumer Cyber Safety, today announced it has agreed to acquire Avira in an all-cash transaction for approximately US$360 million from Investcorp ... More >>

The Top Three Demands You Can Make About Your Data

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 1:10 pm | NortonLifeLock

  With the Privacy Act 2020 now in effect, consumers need to educate themselves on the rights they’ve just gained. New Zealanders feel strongly about privacy protections and have signalled they care about their data.    Earlier this ... More >>

1 In 10 New Zealanders Have Shared Disinformation

Tuesday, 17 November 2020, 10:01 am | NortonLifeLock

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – 17 November 2020 – Nearly two thirds of Kiwi respondents (66 percent) believe they’ve encountered disinformation first-hand and 13 percent say they’ve shared information later shown to be incorrect or intentionally misleading ... More >>

What We Can Learn From Twitter’s Big Hack

Friday, 31 July 2020, 3:31 pm | NortonLifeLock

  We at NortonLifeLock Labs are committed to keeping consumers safe online and helping them make wise decisions about their security, identity and privacy. Therefore, we take the integrity of information shared online incredibly seriously ... More >>

Introducing BotSight: A New Tool To Detect Bots On Twitter In Real-Time

Friday, 15 May 2020, 6:42 pm | NortonLifeLock

Introducing BotSight: A New Tool to Detect Bots on Twitter in Real-Time: Quantifying Disinformation on Twitter, one Tweet at a Time NortonLifeLock Research Group (formerly known as Symantec Research Labs) has released a beta tool that can detect bots on ... More >>

The Privacy Challenges Of Digital Contact Tracing

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 1:34 pm | NortonLifeLock

Contact tracing has obvious privacy implications. China has created its own contact tracing app , which allows the government to track the names of everyone who has tested positive for the virus, as well as anyone those people may have had contact ... More >>

Working Remote Due To The Coronavirus? These 7 Tips Will Help Keep Your Connections Secure

Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 1:18 pm | NortonLifeLock

Fast facts: · Working from home can increase cybersecurity risks. Kiwis must protect themselves. · Tools like VPNs can help protect data and online connections, but workers may need to adapt in other ways. · Scam alert: Coronavirus-related phishing ... More >>

Get 6 months of Norton Family free

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 12:29 pm | NortonLifeLock

Get 6 months of Norton Family free – doing our part to keep our kids safer online More >>

Amid COVID-19, New Zealanders Disregard Privacy Concerns For Convenience

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 9:48 am | NortonLifeLock

Amid COVID-19, New Zealanders disregard privacy concerns for convenience – 1.2m affected by cybercrime, 600k by identity theft Over a third of New Zealanders estimated to have experienced cyber crime in the past 12 months Highlights: More than half ... More >>

Cybercriminals leveraging COVID-19 for online attack

Friday, 13 March 2020, 3:16 pm | NortonLifeLock

With the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak, NortonLifeLock wants consumers to be aware of how attackers are taking advantage of coronavirus themes for malware and phishing. More >>