If your PC gets hijacked by hackers, don't pay up, watchdog warns.
"Test your backups periodically by restoring the data and comparing it to the source."
NetSafe, government launch NZ's first Cyber Security Awareness Week.
UPDATED: A report on Twitter says a New Zealand school has received its first infringement notice.
Now that we’ve got your attention…a Statistics New Zealand national ISP survey showed that about 55,000 New Zealand computers were compromised, says NetSafe.
NetSafe - a non-profit whose backers include the Ministry of Education and InternetNZ - today warns of a scam that is gaining momentum in New Zealand.
Hundreds of Kiwis have had their Twitter accounts hacked over the past several days but this is not confined to New Zealand, local online security provider Netsafe says.
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