Individuals

Explore our content to find practical guidance on how to keep your information safe and secure online.

Alert

FluBot malware infecting Android phones

4 October 2021

2019 05 16 MTP 0646

Common Threats

Ransomware

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that denies a user access to their files or computer system unless they pay a

Guide

Smart devices - The Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things (IoT) commonly refers to a smart device, or network of devices.

Advisory

Security issue with Adobe Acrobat and Reader

12 May 2021

CERT TEC 180518 WEB 143

Common Threats

Phishing

Phishing is a type of email scam. The sender pretends to be a trustworthy organisation — like a bank or government agenc

Alert

Microsoft 365 phishing using fake voicemail messages

19 April 2021

Flubot install page

News

Text message scam infecting Android phones with FluBot

FluBot malware is spreading via links in text messages relating to parcel deliveries.

1 October 2021

nadia yousef

News

Kiwis urged to get the cyber security basics right

CERT NZ is urging everyone to make sure they’ve got basic cyber security safety measures in place.

31 August 2021

CERT TEC 180518 WEB 299

Common Threats

Scams and fraud

Online scams are intended to manipulate or trick people into giving away their personal details, financial details, or m

Alert

Facebook data leak publicly available

7 April 2021

Alert

Critical vulnerabilities identified in Microsoft Windows

10 February 2021

CERT TEC 180518 WEB 166

Common Threats

Unauthorised access

The term 'unauthorised access' describes the act of directly — or indirectly — accessing information online without auth