InternetNZ research highlights Kiwis' concerns about online world
InternetNZ's upcoming research, unveiling NZ's attitudes to the online world and AI, also highlights increasing concerns about cyberbullying and online harm.
Change Your Password Day: Embracing stronger cybersecurity across Australia
On Change Your Password Day, Australians are encouraged to bolster their digital security by adopting longer, unique passphrases and using multi-factor authentication.
McAfee unveils AI tool to defend against deepfake audio at CES 2024
McAfee Corp unveils Project Mockingbird, an AI-powered technology with a 90% accuracy rate for detecting deepfake audio, at CES 2024, enhancing defences against AI-enabled scams.
Netsafe reveals growing online harm for New Zealanders
Netsafe's 2023 research reveals a sharp rise in harmful digital communications experienced by New Zealanders, with almost half of the Māori population and many under 30 falling victim.
Sendbird unveils Advanced Moderation for enhanced safety in online communities
Sendbird has introduced Advanced Moderation, a hybrid system that enhances online community safety by merging human judgement with automated measures.
Online bullying, harassment skyrockets since COVID outbreak
Harmful content reports have risen by over 25% since the outbreak of the COVID pandemic, according to Netsafe.
Almost 300% increase in harmful online content cases reported during pandemic
Harmful online content cases have surged by 292% during the pandemic, according to a new study by Report Harmful Content.
TechnologyOne to pay $5.2m to 'bullied, misled & betrayed' ex employee
Former TechnologyOne employee awarded $5.2m in damages in landmark bullying and unlawful dismissal case. Chair Adrian Di Marco penalised.
Feeling lonely online? Share a pic of your pet, says psychologist
New app counters social media gloom with pet pics to boost mental health & mood. #PedigreeApp #Positivity.
Parents unsure how to approach 'the dangers of the digital world'
A new report finds that Australian parents are aware of digital threats, but they lack confidence when it comes to knowing how to deal with safety.
May 17 is Pink Shirt Day: How you can help prevent cyberbullying
This Friday May 17 is Pink Shirt Day, which is a colourful way to raise awareness about a serious and in some cases tragic issue: cyberbullying.
Online hate speech affects New Zealand adults
Netsafe reveals 11% of NZ adults hit by online hate speech, with minorities and youth most affected.
Facebook, Sticks 'n' Stones take online safety to NZ schools
Facebook and Sticks ‘n’ Stones fight NZ cyberbullying.
$444 million: The devastating cost of cyberbullying in NZ
Can you put a dollar figure on the damage cyberbullying causes New Zealanders? One economist says that cost is around $444 million every year.
More people are reporting online bullying to Netsafe than ever before
Online abuse, bullying and harassment are continuing to cause harm to New Zealanders nationwide, and more people are reporting incidents to Netsafe.
Is there an answer for soaring numbers of cyberbullying cases?
In the wake of the mass digitisation taking homes by storm, cyberbullying and online harassment has accelerated 60 percent with no signs of slowing.
Parents, combat cyberbullying with Trend Micro’s Home Network Security
Trend Micro releases new parental control features to protect children from cyberbullies and monitor internet usage.
Kiwis are concerned about how cyberbullying and fake news could affect their lives
Two-thirds of New Zealanders are concerned about misleading information online, with fears of fake news up 13% since last year, says research by InternetNZ.
Kindness doesn't hurt: New movement unites internet users to #keepitkindonline
#keepitkindonline is a new social media campaign aimed at exposing the nasty side of the internet and encouraging people to making it a kinder place.
Reports of cyberbullying flood new support service
Netsafe receives over 900 online bullying complaints in six months, with misconceptions about their services arising.
Cyberbullying affects many Kiwi kids, how can you help?
This week, Netsafe is reminding people that bullying isn't just a playground issue, as it receives hundreds of complaints of online bullying.
It's Bullying-Free NZ Week, help your students speak out
Bullying Free NZ Week commences, empowering students and schools to combat bullying with new resources and a strong community focus.
New e-resources equip NZ teachers to help stop bullying
Bullying-Free NZ week begins next Monday with a refreshed website offering new resources for schools and whanau.
Students can tell Wagbot about their problems at school
A new chatbot, Wagbot, has been launched to help students and parents in New Zealand with school problems. The bot uses AI to learn and provide advice.