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Launch Of Apple’s NeuralHash Technology Highlights The Privacy Pros And Cons Of Photo Scanning.

Monday, 27 September 2021, 3:36 pm | NortonLifeLock

An important goal of technology is to make consumers’ lives not just easier but also safer. Technology—in particular artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning (ML)—can help to safeguard people’s safety, dignity, and privacy in the face ... More >>

Norton 360 for Gamers Ranks #1 Among Competitors for Improving FPS Performance

Monday, 13 September 2021, 12:32 pm | NortonLifeLock

PassMark puts NortonLifeLock’s Game Optimizer feature to the test, and we have a winner In gaming, whoever gets the highest score wins. The same is true when it comes to security software for gamers. That’s why we are excited about a score ... More >>

Over 1 in 3 Kiwis Addicted to Screens

Tuesday, 24 August 2021, 3:55 pm | NortonLifeLock

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 24 August, 2021 – NortonLifeLock (NASDAQ: NLOK), a global leader in consumer cyber safety, released a new global study examining consumers’ at-home online behaviours. The new findings from the New Zealand research show that ... More >>

An Analysis Of Recently Caught Phishing Kits – Research From NortonLifeLock

Monday, 12 July 2021, 3:05 pm | NortonLifeLock

Phishing is big business. The industry includes a variety of criminal players doing specialised work to steal and sell your information. Our research shows why phishing campaigns are so pervasive, how phishers are using phishing kits, and how valid HTTPS ... More >>

Norton Maximises PC Performance And Security With Norton Utilities Ultimate

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 11:39 am | NortonLifeLock

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 29 June 2021 – NortonLifeLock (NASDAQ: NLOK), a global leader in consumer Cyber Safety, today unveiled Norton™ Utilities Ultimate, a new performance offering that creates a faster, smoother and more secure experience when ... More >>

Norton Labs Releases New Consumer Cyber Safety Pulse Report

Monday, 14 June 2021, 12:08 pm | NortonLifeLock

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 14 June 2021 – Today, Norton Labs, NortonLifeLock’s global research team, launched its first quarterly Consumer Cyber Safety Pulse Report, tapping into the company’s breadth of threat telemetry to reveal the top cybersecurity ... More >>

Norton Levels Up Performance For PC Gamers

Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 11:13 am | NortonLifeLock

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 9 June 2021 – NortonLifeLock (NASDAQ: NLOK), a global leader in consumer Cyber Safety, today unveiled Game Optimizer or “GO,” a new feature that maximises gaming performance by freeing PCs from power-hungry program ... More >>

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 >>