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Palo Alto Networks - ransomware is becoming more aggressive
Wed, 22nd Mar 2023
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The 2023 report shares insights compiled based on findings from Unit 42's incident response work from approximately 1,000 cases throughout the past 18 months.
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Online bullying, harassment skyrockets since COVID outbreak
Thu, 7th Jul 2022
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Harmful content reports have risen by over 25% since the outbreak of the COVID pandemic, according to Netsafe.
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Almost 300% increase in harmful online content cases reported during pandemic
Mon, 28th Jun 2021
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Harmful online content cases have surged by 292% during the pandemic, according to a new study by Report Harmful Content.
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'Stalkerware': The new name for spying tools & online harrassment
Tue, 26th Nov 2019
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Tech giants unite to combat insidious 'stalkerware' menace.
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Kindness doesn't hurt: New movement unites internet users to #keepitkindonline
Thu, 8th Jun 2017
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online harrassment
#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.
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Unsupervised: Are Kiwi high schoolers safe online?
Wed, 15th Mar 2017
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auckland university
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netsafe
More than half of NZ high school students unsupervised online outside school, says University of Auckland study.
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#Spamnomore: Twitter's new features hand quality control back to you
Fri, 19th Aug 2016
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online harrassment
Twitter is handing control back to its users with new two features that will screen out unwanted content - and unwanted users.
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Kiwi students continue to receive unwanted sexual material via mobile phone and the internet
Tue, 16th Aug 2016
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auckland university
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cios
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online harrassment
15% of secondary school students in New Zealand received unwanted sexually explicit material between 2007 and 2012, according to a report.
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Twitter forms council to do something about its abuse problem
Thu, 11th Feb 2016
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social media
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cyberbullying
Twitter tackles toxicity: New Trust and Safety Council to combat rampant abuse on the platform.
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Rapid changes in digital universe exposing young Kiwis to cyber threats
Thu, 5th Mar 2015
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NetSafe report warns of rising cyber risks for New Zealand youths amid digital upheaval.