cybersafety

Email phishing scams

Email phishing scams

Phishing is when someone tries to get personal information (like bank account numbers and passwords), from a large audience, so they can use it to impersonate or defraud people. These emails can look very real, and some will even use the branding and logos of a legitimate organisation to make the email seem genuine. Phishing…

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Advice for parents about online grooming

As young people become more independent online, they can connect and communicate with people they don’t know. Often this is a positive experience, but sometimes your child could be being groomed or talking to someone who isn’t who they say they are. Our advice explains how unwanted contact works, including grooming and what whānau can do to educate…