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What is wrong with New Zealand? Cyber harassment against women has reached epidemic levels

What is wrong with New Zealand? Cyber harassment against women has reached epidemic levels The study, Online Harassment: The New Zealand Woman's Experience, shows the devastating impact bulling has on women, through unwanted contact, trolling, character assassinations, cyberbullying, right through to sexual harassment and threats of physical violence, rape and death.More than one third of all Kiwi women will choose to ignore online harassment.

Fresh wave of scammers posing as Microsoft employees

Fresh wave of scammers posing as Microsoft employees The scammers claim to be representatives from Microsoft and tell users they have idetified a problem with the user’s device.The scammers then offer to fix the compromised device and ask for remote access, which can reveal passwords, credit card details, bank account numbers and other information.

Positives outweigh internet risks, survey finds

Positives outweigh internet risks, survey finds Safer Internet Day kicks off today, with many organisations marking the day across the world.While the internet brings a tonne of benefits to both individuals and businesses, new research from InternetNZ suggests security is a major concern.

Kiwi parents ncerned over kids' daily internet fix

Kiwi parents ncerned over kids' daily internet fix According to a new survey from Colmar Brunton – these concerns take a back seat while parents are becoming increasingly worried about internet safety.Of the 500 parents surveyed from across the country, almost two thirds (62%) have a high level of concern about their children’s internet safety.