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Avanan finds hackers exploiting Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Voice
Fri, 11th Nov 2022
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microsoft
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phishing
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email security
Researchers at Avanan, a Check Point Software Company, have shared some of the latest tactics hackers are deploying to take advantage of vulnerable consumers.
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Surfshark releases fake news filter for Chrome and Firefox
Mon, 7th Mar 2022
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cloud services
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vpn
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privacy
In a bid to prevent the spread of misinformation, Surfshark has announced the release of its fake news warning (FNW) extension for Chrome and Firefox.
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Website spoofing: What to know about counterfeit domain names to keep from getting scammed
Wed, 2nd Mar 2022
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web development
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cybersecurity
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ssl
Have you ever visited the website of a well-established brand but something about it didn't seem right? That may not have been the brand's website at all.
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BroadSign Mobile used to bridge DOOH with smartphones in retail
Tue, 19th Apr 2016
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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url
BroadSign's Mobile offering is being used by Xprnc Media to engage with consumers, providing product information, coupons and discounts.
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Businesses beware as malicious URLs in NZ pass 60,000 mark…
Wed, 13th Aug 2014
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cybersecurity
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trend micro
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url
NZ faces a surge in cybercrime as malicious URL clicks exceed 60,000 in Q2, underlining urgent need for enhanced cybersecurity awareness.
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UR-Hell as Kiwis click over 2.3 million malicious links in 2014...
Sat, 17th May 2014
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gaming
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technology gifts
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cybersecurity
The number of malicious links clicked on by New Zealanders in Q1 2014 reached 2.3 million, according to a report by Trend Micro.
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Check Point: Dangerous phishing attacks in detail...
Fri, 13th Dec 2013
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malware
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phishing
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email security
Phishing attacks and their more recent variations such as spear-phishing and whaling are by now well-known parts of the threat landscape.
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Spammers exploit Mother's Day
Fri, 10th May 2013
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symantec
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email
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url
Spam messages relating to Mother’s Day have begun flowing into the Symantec Probe Network as Kiwis are warned to stay vigilant online.
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Apple stakes claim for iphone5.com domain
Mon, 7th May 2012
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smartphones
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apple
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web development
Complaint with World Intellectual Property Organisation probably doesn't indicate what the next iPhone will be called... or does it?.
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Baby boomers catching up to younger generations’ technology skills
Tue, 1st Nov 2011
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smartphones
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apple
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web development
You might think that young people are the only ones in the know when it comes to technology, the internet and social media, but you’d be wrong!.
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Democratic fam
Sat, 1st Oct 2011
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smartphones
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apple
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web development
Patrice champions YouTube's role in democratising fame, sparking debate over internet stardom's authenticity and its creative liberty.
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The pet peeve gallery
Sat, 1st Oct 2011
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smartphones
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apple
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web development
Discover every conceivable irritation at once in the ultimate gallery of pet peeves, from signal-skippers to space-stealers. Get ready to nod in agreement!.
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Website review: Adopt me
Sat, 1st Oct 2011
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smartphones
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apple
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gaming
This is a fun website that could be used to teach your kids the responsibility of pet ownership before getting a real one.
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Celebrity Jigsaw
Sat, 1st Oct 2011
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smartphones
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apple
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web development
Solve your boredom with Celebrity Jigsaw - the site turning stars into puzzles. Pick a celeb and piece together their face today!.
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Nursery rhymes galore
Sat, 1st Oct 2011
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smartphones
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apple
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web development
Maybe you just had a baby and are looking to sing your newborn to sleep, maybe you’re reminiscing on childhood memories, or maybe you just love nursery rhymes.
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Blast from the past
Sat, 1st Oct 2011
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smartphones
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apple
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web development
Step into nostalgia with Crazyfads.com, guiding you through decades of trends, from Rainbow Bright to Polly Pocket. Rediscover your childhood fads!.
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How popular is your name?
Sat, 1st Oct 2011
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smartphones
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apple
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web development
Discover if your name is as unique as you think! A new website utilises US census and public records to reveal how common your name really is.
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Jenna marbles
Sat, 1st Oct 2011
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smartphones
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apple
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web development
If you spend any time online, particularly on YouTube, you’ve definitely heard of this month’s featured blogger, Jenna Marbles (real name, Jenna Mourey).
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Eco-friendly bloggers
Sat, 1st Oct 2011
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smartphones
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apple
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web development
‘Going Green’ has never been so popular, so it’s hardly surprising that there are so many bloggers writing about being eco friendly.
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URL & domain names explained
Sat, 1st Oct 2011
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smartphones
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apple
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web development
Get lost in the jargon no more! Andy's Web Tools breaks down all those techie terms you're clueless about. Check it out! tinyurl.com/3ppam7h.
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Find it online
Sat, 1st Oct 2011
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smartphones
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apple
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web development
Kiwi? Check out Find it Online, an NZ directory prioritising local business from tech to tourism, ensuring small businesses shine. #ShopLocal.
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Calling all Wino's
Sat, 1st Oct 2011
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smartphones
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apple
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web development
NZ wine and beer aficionados rejoice as LiquorBoxWine.co.nz offers a curated selection of top regional picks with a satisfaction guarantee.
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Site review: SeeYa
Sat, 1st Oct 2011
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smartphones
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apple
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gaming
If you love to travel or are just looking for a weekend or one night getaway in your hometown, this website is the perfect tool.
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Top 5 celeb technology blunders
Sat, 1st Oct 2011
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smartphones
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apple
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web development
From Bateman's queue jump to Prince calling the internet 'over', here are the top 5 celeb tech mishaps that had fans buzzing.