A good way to prevent other people from getting into your accounts is to use two-factor authentication. But what is two-factor authentication and where can you use it?
Creating strong passwords for your online accounts is one of the most effective ways you can protect personal information and keep yourself safe from cyber attack.
As devices and systems get older, they stop receiving security updates. This leaves them vulnerable to cyber attacks.
Phishing is a type of email scam. The sender pretends to be a trustworthy organisation - like a bank or government agency - in an attempt to get you to provide them with personal information, particularly financial details.
Making a backup means making a copy of your data so you can quickly restore it if it’s lost, leaked or stolen. Here’s what you need to know about backing up, including making a backup plan.
While shopping online has price and convenience advantages, it can also come with online security risks.
You can use our tool to report any cyber security issue that you're experiencing. We'll help you identify it and let you know what the next steps are to resolve it.
Online scams are intended to manipulate or trick people into giving away their personal details, financial details, or money.
Identity theft is when someone gets personal information from another person, and uses it for their own gain.
We’ve all heard people referring to ‘the cloud’ but it’s often not clear what that actually means. What is the cloud?
Get updates and information on the latest scams to hit New Zealand from Consumer Protection.