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Kiwis float like a butterfly but get stung on social media
New Zealand is an outgoing nation of social butterflies but gets itself into a flap with online security…
Top mobile tip.... don’t speak too loudly in public
Mobile phones and in particular smartphones have been a revelation with regards to staying in touch when we are out and about.
Slack IT approach risks Kiwi companies
Laissez-fare approach to wireless IT networks exposes Kiwis to cyber criminals, industrial espionage and ‘hacktivists’...
Has social media #ruinedyourlife...?
There are many among us who have ruined their reputations and damaged their careers after posting inappropriate material on social networks...
NZ ministers added to hit list for global hacker to attack
You Protested. Your Government did not listen. We have gathered intelligence on those responsible: John Phillip Key, Peter Dunne, Bill English…
Check Point stops cyber criminals in their tracks
Check Point Software Technologies has announced the availability of Check Point R77, the latest release for its award-winning Software Blade Architecture.
GCSB fights back over global hacking threat
Following Anonymous' threatening video aimed at the New Zealand government, GCSB has hit back...
Dotcom GCSB ruling… a sad day for NZ
It's a sad day for the people of New Zealand when government spies can break the law and not be held to account for it.
Westcon secures exclusive Symantec distribution deal
Westcon Group NZ has been appointed as the exclusive Enterprise and Small and Medium-sized Business (SMB) solutions distributor in the country for Symantec.
Global hacker fires warnings at NZ govt
To the government of New Zealand: you have our full attention and we are watching your every move. Consider yourself warned.
It pays to know who your Facebook Friends are...
It doesn’t matter that I don’t have a friend called Ana Scott, she tagged me and so I am curious...
Facebook discloses NZ govt data requests…
Social networking giant reveals official government requests for Kiwi data during the first six months of the year...
Ingram Micro puts focus into Fortinet partnership
Ingram Micro and Fortinet offer a full range of FortiGate consolidated security platforms, delivering unmatched performance and protection while simplifying your client’s network.
89% of Kiwis vote NO to GCSB bill
The coalition to stop the GCSB bill received an 89% approval rate in Auckland last night, led by Mega founder Kim Dotcom.
GCSB opposition unites in Auckland tonight
Labour Party leader David Shearer and Mega founder Kim Dotcom to head a public meeting in Auckland tonight, addressing key issues surrounding the controversial GCSB bill.
No Android security software? You're playing with fire…
ESET launches redesigned ESET Mobile Security for Android, in a bid to enable users to enjoy safer mobile technology without compromising performance.
Your Invite - Learn more about Trustwave products with Express Data
Express Data is inviting you to learn about award-winning Trustwave WebDefend products, at a series of events across New Zealand this month.
Kiwi firm stung in $18k email scam
New Zealand firm scammed out of $18,000 after paying a South Korean company supplier warns other Kiwi businesses over new email fraud tactics.
Are you a savvy shopper online?
Love shopping online but worry about becoming victim to the next biggest scam? Ordered a ladies size 12 and received a pair of pants that would be better suited for a six year old? Then this guide is for you...
Kiwi websites need to improve privacy info
Websites and apps collecting personal information could do much better in telling people that they are doing it, why they are doing it and how securely the information will be held.
5 key questions to improve Big Data governance
Big data, dubbed 'the new oil', can raise significant risk, ranging from disastrous data breaches to privacy and compliance concerns.
Kiwi tech firms unite in global security push
High-growth technology companies form the Security Technology Alliance, designed to create a new high-growth and high-value industry category for the country.
Naked sex chats help blackmail Kiwis out of $4.4m
Horny New Zealanders taking part in naked online video chat sessions are being blackmailed, with Kiwis losing $4.4m last year due to internet scams.
Expect more Android security issues this year…
Android vulnerabilities, increased online banking threats and availability of sophisticated, inexpensive malware toolkits are among the growing concerns cited in Trend Micro’s Security Roundup Report.
Sex, trafficking and preventative software…
Fighting against sex trafficking and child exploitation, Wynyard Group's technology is being used to combat the 'rape-for-profit' industry in Asia-Pacific.
Is your company Edward Snowden-proof?
Whistleblower haunts organisations, who are now investing greater time and money into monitoring inside security threats.
$100K Reward: Microsoft Bounty Hunters
As long as people write code, it’s going to be imperfect. That’s where the class of security researchers colloquially known as "bug hunters" come in, and Microsoft is paying them up to US$100,000 for the pleasure.
Microsoft joins the party… slams NZ Telco bill
Joining fellow tech giants Facebook and Google, Microsoft publicly questions the Telecommunications (Interception Capability and Security) Bill, believing it to be a threat to New Zealand's IT industry.
All systems go as Symantec avoids PC woe
Security software company beats analysts expectations during Q1, thanks to reduced costs following a decline in PC sales.
Internet hackers Royally scam users
While the world celebrated, scammers have taken advantage, kicking into immediate action following the birth of the royal baby.