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Featured Scams

Re:Scam is Back!

In continued efforts to disrupt the scammer network, Netsafe has brought back ReScam.org, our cutting-edge AI tool designed to waste scammers time so they can’t target their next victims.  This innovative technology leverages the latest artificial intelligence measures to disrupt potential scams. It also educates users on the tactics used by cybercriminals in email scams. By forwarding your suspicious emails…

Netsafety Week 2024
Netsafety Week

Netsafety Week 2024

We are hosting Netsafety Week again this year to help provide practical tools and harm prevention support to enable New Zealanders to get the most benefit – and the least harm – while living their digital lives.  The week provides New Zealanders with opportunities to learn new skills, hear from industry experts, and discover new…

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Sextortion

Sextortion is a type of blackmail when someone threatens to share a nude image or sexually explicit video (or fake nude content) of you online – unless you pay them or provide more sexual content.

Breaking Glass Ceilings and Building Bridges

Netsafe conference 2023

Netsafe and Australia’s eSafety Commissioner proudly co-hosted our trans-Tasman Online Safety Conference on 24 & 25 October 2023, at Te Pae in Christchurch, New Zealand. Catch the highlights in our image gallery and wrap-up video. 2023 Theme This year’s conference is titled “Breaking Glass Ceilings and Building Bridges: a trans-Tasman conference exploring the human experience in online…

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Romance scams

On Valentine’s Day 2024, Netsafe launch a new resource for New Zealanders: “Understand Romance Scams” – a practical guide for safeguarding whanau – showcasing common tactics used in romance scams and providing advice for families who are worried about loved ones.

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Welcome to Hector’s World! 
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Welcome to Hector’s World! 

Educating, Entertaining and Empowering Tomorrow’s Digital Citizens  Hector’s World is a New Zealand made animated educational series – with full resource suite for school and home – designed to inspire online safety conversations with primary-aged children.   Developed by Netsafe, New Zealand’s leading online safety non-profit organization, this project builds on the successful first launch…

Online scams

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Featured Scams

Re:Scam is Back!

In continued efforts to disrupt the scammer network, Netsafe has brought back ReScam.org, our cutting-edge AI tool designed to waste scammers time so they can’t target their next victims.  This innovative technology leverages the latest artificial intelligence measures to disrupt potential scams. It also educates users on the tactics used by cybercriminals in email scams. By forwarding your suspicious emails…

Latest Scams
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Latest Scams

Netsafe has compiled this information from the Domain Name Commission’s latest scams page and from our scam information collected from our helpline data. This includes a list of companies, agencies, and organisations that have listed the latest scams using their names and/or brands. Netsafe greatly appreciates scam reports as they help contribute towards the collection…

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Plain language romance scams

Netsafe and Spectrum Care have written this plain language romance scams guide. It offers advice for people with an intellectual disability, and those who support them. You can read our other plain language guides here.  Romance scams: plain language guide Finding friends online can be fun. Sometimes, that friendship can turn to love. Sadly, some people…