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Cyberbullying
May 17 is Pink Shirt Day: How you can help prevent cyberbullying
This Friday May 17 is Pink Shirt Day, which is a colourful way to raise awareness about a serious and in some cases tragic issue: cyberbullying.
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VPN
Norton VPN adds New Zealand server
The new local server will help users protect personal information and securely access private information while on the go.
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Business Continuity
Kiwi SMBs strengthen their cyber defences as threats rise
Results from the survey found that 89% of SMBs have signed up for security solutions to protect against threats.
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VPN
Hands-on review: Norton WiFi Privacy, is it worth the price?
Security threats are a major concern, and these threats are only becoming more prominent as we connect more devices to the internet.
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Cybercrime
Kiwis' contradictory habits costing millions in cybercrime damage
New Zealanders lost more than $177 million to cybercrime last year but it seems people are not paying enough attention.
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Microsoft
Big win for Microsoft as Symantec moves to Azure
Symantec will move its data servers to Microsoft Azure cloud – a key step in the company’s initiative to adopt a hybrid cloud strategy.
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VPN
Hands-on review: Norton WiFi Privacy
Is the Internet out to get you? Norton WiFi Privacy could be what you need.
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VPN
Kiwis flirt with trouble through our love of public WiFi – here's how VPNs can make us safer
Public WiFi is an irresistible concept. The internet is at your fingertips, often at no cost, and your Facebook is just a tap away.
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Cybersecurity
New product defends SMBs from cyber attacks - big opportunity for resellers
Attackers love the fact that SMBs often don’t see security as a priority. Now resellers can take advantage of Norton Security for Professionals.
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Phishing
In-depth: Norton by Symantec explains how Kiwi SMBs lose $19,000 from cyber attacks
“We encourage people not to pay. They need to protect themselves and they need to back up their data."
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Symantec
Bad experiences for almost 70 percent of Kiwi online daters - tips for success
If you’re planning to find your Mr or Mrs Right online, then it would pay to take note of the Norton Online Dating Survey first.
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Symantec
Online bullying worse than the playground
"As long as your child is connected to a device, a bully can connect to them."
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Cybersecurity
Norton's top tips to stay safe online
“Just as we don’t leave our front door open when we head out on holiday, we shouldn’t leave our information vulnerable online."
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Cybersecurity
Hackers are polishing their skills while Kiwis get complacent
"New Zealanders who were victims of cybercrime within the past year have often continued their unsafe behaviour."
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Malware
Norton gives the low down on the Google breach
“This just pushes the point further that mobile devices need security software more than ever."
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Cybersecurity insurance
Cyber insurance in Australia set to rise in the wake of increasing attacks
Many are still unfamiliar with cyber insurance and may not realise their normal business insurance does not cover loss as a result of cyberattacks."
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Symantec
Kiwi businesses not up to scratch with cyber insurance
"Cyberattacks aren’t going away so, if you’re a business with a digital presence, make sure you’re protected for when an event occurs.”
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Cyberbullying
What is wrong with New Zealand? Cyber harassment against women has reached epidemic levels
What is wrong with New Zealand? Three quarters of our Kiwi women under 30 and more than half of all Kiwi women have experienced online harassment.
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Cybersecurity
Norton tackles hackers using Wi-Fi
“What turns people into easy targets is confusion about the security of public Wi-Fi networks."
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Ransomware
FLocker malware targeting Android smart TVs
FLocker is the latest a malicious ransomware agent that is targeting smart TVs running the Android operating system, Norton reports.
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Antivirus
Security hole in Symantec antivirus exposes Windows, Linux and Macs
A major security vulnerability has been uncovered by UK white hat hacker and Google Project Zero developer, Tavis Ormandy.
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Symantec
Kiwis overconfident when it comes to online security
Symantec says that despite the concern and awareness of cybercrime, consumers are overconfident in their online security behaviours.
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Privacy
The generation most at risk of online threats in NZ? Millennials.
“However millennials are also the generation most willing to gamble their privacy and security in exchange for a life online."
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Symantec
Kiwi parents 'oblivious' to children's online lives
We talk to our children about keeping safe in the physical world. We need to be having the same conversations about keeping safe in the online world.