Individuals

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Common Threats

Information leak

An information leak is when your private information gets released without your permission. This can happen through an i

Alert

New malware found on routers

7 June 2018

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News

Preparing your business for Alert Level 3

In Alert Level 3, businesses should still work from home unless they’re unable to and maintain social distancing from ot

24 April 2020

Alert

Misuse of Cisco devices

18 April 2018

Guide

Keeping your mobile phone safe and secure

For many of us, our mobile phone has become something we can’t do without. We carry it around with us all day, and we us

2019 05 16 MTP 0632

News

Using Zoom safely

Since moving into Alert Levels 3 and 4, more New Zealanders than ever have been exploring new ways of connecting online.

11 May 2020

2019 05 16 MTP 0611

News

COVID-19: CERT NZ availability through levels 3 and 4

CERT NZ is still taking incident reports through the shut-down period.

25 March 2020

Alert

RealMe phishing emails

7 March 2018

Guide

Shopping online safely

While shopping online has price and convenience advantages, it can also come with online security risks.

2019 05 16 MTP 0646

Common Threats

COVID-19 vaccine scams

Scammers will use any opportunity to try to trick and manipulate people into giving out their personal or financial deta

Guide

Extracting header information from an email

If you've received a phishing email or other email scam, you can find details of who sent it to you in the email's heade

2019 05 10 MTP 0419

News

COVID-19: supporting people to work from home

A number of New Zealand businesses and organisations are encouraging their staff to work from home during the COVID-19 p

9 March 2020

Alert

Vulnerabilities in computer processors

8 January 2018

Alert

Attackers using COVID-19 themed scams - updated alert

26 March 2020

Guide

Cryptocurrency security

Cryptocurrency is a term used to describe digital currency that first achieved popularity with bitcoin in 2008.

2019 05 30 MTP 1764

News

Safer Internet Day – help kids stay safe online

This time of year kids are heading back to school, often with new devices. The start of February not only marks the retu

4 February 2020