NetSafe articles on computer security
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Publication of the Heartbleed Bug means that cyber criminals have a potential new way to extract login information – internet users need to play their part in improving their own online security by changing their passwords.
If you’ve clicked on a recent phishing email link, here’s a range of scanning tools for identifying and removing viruses and malware from your computer
Our very own Advent Calendar has 24 pieces of yuletide cyber safety and security know-how with timely reminders on how to keep yourself and those around you safe online over the festive season
Have you ever been looking for a a Wi-Fi connection and noticed a list of names nearby with the word unsecured written on them? If you have ever clicked on one of them, you’ll know that it gets you onto the internet without any further challenges. If you use a wireless modem or router that is […]
Vodafone NZ have launched a new Android app called Guardian that offers parental controls for mobiles – we look at the options on all the major phones
Upgrading your software is one of the NetSafe NetBasics and keeping your web browser up to date and secure is an essential step in improving your online safety
As Apple’s market share has increased to 15%, NetSafe is now taking more calls from iPad, iPhone and Mac owners keen for advice on safety and security
Facebook has upset users with revelations about tracking logged out social networkers as they move around the web. Here’s advice from Australian blogger Nik Cubrilovic on setting up two browsers
You spent a lot of money on that shiny smartphone, laptop or tablet computer so learn how to protect the device against viruses and malware and how to get help tracking down it down should it be lost or stolen