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Denial-of-service (DoS) attacks aim to restrict or impair access to a computer system or network. They typically target
How to create a good password
Creating strong passwords for your online accounts is one of the most effective ways you can protect personal informatio
Critical vulnerabilities identified in Microsoft Windows
Text message scam infecting Android phones with FluBot
FluBot malware is spreading via links in text messages relating to parcel deliveries.
Online identity theft
Online identity theft is when someone gets personal information from another person, and uses it for their own gain.
Backing up data and devices
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 wh
Vulnerabilities in Apple devices reportedly being targeted by attackers
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.
'Malware' refers to any kind of malicious software designed to damage or harm a computer system.
Use two-factor authentication to protect your accounts
When you log in to your accounts online, you mostly use a simple 'username and password' combination to do so. Adding tw
Financial sector targeted in blackmail campaign
Spotlight on ransomware
CERT NZ Incident Response Manager Nadia Yousef provides an insight into ransomware and how organisations can protect the
Online child abuse
This is any kind of abuse of a child that happens on the internet.
Keep your data safe with a password manager
Using a password manager is an easy way to protect yourself online — and you’ll only need to remember one password for a