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Facebook, Sticks 'n' Stones take online safety to NZ schools
According to Sticks ‘n’ Stones founder Karla Sanders, everyone should have the right to be their real selves.
18 Oct 18
This app can tell if your Wi-Fi is 'NetStinky'
A researcher at the University of Waikato has created a ‘NetStinky’ way of telling whether your home internet network has been breached.
16 Oct 18
Back to the basics: Five ways to stay safe online
Phishing attacks or social-engineering attacks are on the rise, where cybercriminals trick people into divulging details and participating in scams.
16 Oct 18
NZ Commerce Commission warns consumers to stay away from dodgy ticket site
The Commission is investigating Viagogo and to date has received 228 complaints about the website.
06 Mar 18
Google launches gamified digital citizenship programme
"Be Internet Awesome provides materials educators and parents can use to help students learn about online safety in a fun and engaging way."
09 Jun 17
Reports of cyberbullying flood new support service
"The service is designed to protect everybody’s rights – to free speech and to participate online without being harassed and abused."
31 May 17
Facebook brings back 'Safety Check' following Brussels bombings
Facebook has reinstated its Safety Check feature for users in Brussels, following a series of terrorist attacks that took place on March 22nd.
23 Mar 16
Shift in approach to online safety needed, says NetSafe
With rapid changes in the digital technologies used in schools and their communities, the concept of online safety has fundamentally changed.
21 Oct 15
Police and schools - staying safe online
“Communication technologies are extremely useful tools. However some people use these tools for anti-social and/or criminal activities."
01 Jul 15
How to protect your business from online scams
NetSafe has offered up some advice for how businesses can protect themselves from online scams and credit card fraudsters.
16 Jan 15
Parents urged to review ‘Parental Control’ settings this Christmas
With the new generation of video games consoles predicted to top Christmas wish-lists, NZ’s peak body for interactive games says it’s a timely reminder for parents to familiarise themselves with the parental control settings.
09 Dec 13
Top Online Shopping Safety tips!
How many of our Safety tips are you following when shopping online? (From NetGuide March issue)
26 Mar 12