Netsafe news stories - Page 4
NetSafe reports $1m Kiwi cyber losses
Kiwi safety and security website reports nearly NZ$1m losses due to cyber attacks in the past year.
Facebook enables visitor tracking
The anonymity of Facebook stalking could soon be at an end, thanks to new tool.
NetSafe launches Android security app
Free application aims to put knowledge about cyber security straight into the hands of those who need it.
Four steps to cyber security
Martin Cocker, executive director of NetSafe, says these simple steps will greatly improve Kiwis’ online security.
Use experience, not apps to deal with cyberbullying: expert
Cyberbullying is as real and as harmful as bullying in the real world, and online safety group NetSafe is taking steps to address the issue.
Govt to form special anti-scam group
Ministry of Consumer Affairs will work with Department of Internal Affairs and NetSafe in fight against online fraud.
Kiwis admit to losing over $750,000
Phishing scams most common but romance scams most lucrative: NetSafe.
Computer virus scam exposed
Cold-callers could be netting millions - how many people are falling for it?
How to choose an anti-virus
Most of us realise the importance of having anti-virus software installed on our computers, but with so many different options out there, and the choice between free or paid, it can be tricky to know what the best thing for you is.
NetSafe issues quake scam warning
Scammers are already using the Christchurch earthquake as an opportunity to rip people off.
Video: How safe are you online?
NetSafe Executive Director Martin Cocker offers NetGuide readers advice on how to stay safe online.
YOU’VE BEEN REPORTED TO THE CYBER-POLICE
If you’ve come across something nasty online, or if you’ve been the victim of harassment or a scam, you may have been left wondering just who you should be reporting the offence to.