Individuals

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

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Concerns over security increase as more people hit the online shops

Research shows that as more people are transacting online, concerns about the security of online shopping are on the min

29 April 2021

Alert

Webcam and password blackmail scam

29 October 2018

Guide

Buying a new device

Get our tips to help you stay secure when you're thinking of buying a new device.

Guide

Cyber security and social media

Social media has become a way of life for many people. But, as with anything else online, it’s important to be aware of

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New Zealanders report almost $17 million in loss due to cyber security incidents

CERT NZ’s latest report, released today, shows a 65% increase in reports of cyber security incidents over the past year,

24 March 2021

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Malware targeting business customers of New Zealand banks

12 October 2018

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CERT NZ’s threat feed saves New Zealanders a costly tax year

CERT NZ’s timely actions have saved some New Zealanders a costly end to the tax year. With the help of CERT NZ’s threat

22 March 2021

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Invoice scams affecting New Zealand businesses

31 August 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

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Reserve Bank of New Zealand data breach

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has suffered a data breach which has been widely reported in New Zealand media. The bre

13 January 2021

Guide

Shopping online safely

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

Alert

New malware found on routers

7 June 2018

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

Alert

Misuse of Cisco devices

18 April 2018

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2020 CERTainly upped the ante

Michael Shearer, Principal Advisor - Threat and Vulnerabilities, takes a look at how the cyber security landscape shaped

22 December 2020

Alert

RealMe phishing emails

7 March 2018