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A changing cyber world is outpacing New Zealanders’ security steps – Research

While New Zealanders have mostly picked up good passive behaviours, like not clicking on strange links in emails or dele

18 August 2022

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Cyber security advice in 13 different languages

CERT NZ has launched new resources that provide cyber security advice in eight different languages and five alternate fo

28 July 2022

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CERT NZ motivates kiwis to get Big Password Energy this month

Having Big Password Energy is all about being cyber confident and capable by making sure your device and online accounts

18 July 2022

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Scammers using sophisticated attacks against New Zealanders

New Zealand banks have joined forces with CERT NZ, Consumer Protection, and Te Tari Taiwhenua Department of Internal Aff

16 June 2022

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Tongan Cybersecurity Workforce Development Program launches with support from New Zealand

CERT Tonga launches a region-first program to bolster cyber skills in the Pacific.

16 March 2022

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Samoa and New Zealand sign collaborative agreement on cyber security

SamCERT and CERT NZ have signed a strategic agreement to enhance collaborative cyber security efforts in the region. The

27 April 2022

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CERT NZ Quarterly Report: New Zealanders report highest quarterly financial loss due to cyber crime

The final quarter of 2021 was marked by a 92% increase in reports to CERT NZ and the highest quarterly financial loss re

10 March 2022

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Urgency, fear and opportunity used by cyber attackers to engineer responses

Following a record quarter at the end of 2021, reports of cyber incidents and the associated financial losses have dropp

25 May 2022

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Government and telcos join forces to battle SMS scam

In late September thousands of New Zealanders fell victim to the Flubot scam, the largest SMS text scam to hit our shore

17 December 2021

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CERT NZ urges businesses to fix Java software weakness as soon as possible

A serious weakness has been discovered in a software component widely used by businesses and organisations.

13 December 2021

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Cyber attacks on the rise coming into holiday season

Malware attacks and tech-scam calls are on the rise according to newly released quarter three data from CERT NZ.

7 December 2021

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Text message scam infecting Android phones with FluBot

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

1 October 2021

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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

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Remote working putting organisations at risk of ransomware

CERT NZ is urging Kiwi organisations to tighten up the way they enable remote working for staff to avoid a ransomware at

2 August 2021