Spark’s Xtra email completes transition from Yahoo to NZ-based provider
Spark ditches Yahoo, partners with SMX to bring over 800k Xtra email accounts back to a secure, NZ-based server.
At it again: Scammers targeting Kiwi elderly
In some cases, the caller had threatened to immediately disconnect their power if payment was not made immediately.
Xtra mail cuts support for outdated email clients; warns customers to upgrade
Spark has warned Xtra Email customers that they may be facing outages and problems receiving Xtra mail if they’re using out-of-date mail clients.
SecurityBrief New Zealand looks back at 2016: Malware and botnets and breaches, oh my!
New threats, new malware, new attacks, new chaos and new ways to fight back: A look back at Kiwi cybersecurity in 2016.
Xtra Xtra! Telecom changes email service to boost security
Telecom to retire outdated SMTP email server, affecting less than 15% of customers. Changes expected to take less than 5 minutes.
Telecom admits breach - pays back $9.5m
Telecom has admitted to yet another breach of the Fair Trading Act after it misled more than 130,000 broadband customers and was forced to pay back $9.