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Millenials the biggest victims as New Zealanders lose $177m to cybercrime

A survey by Symantec has found one million Kiwis were affected by cybercrime last year.

Seven Sharp decided to send Tim Wilson along for a lesson.

New Zealanders want to engage with the Government online - study

This has rapidly evolved since the previous survey in 2016.

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It will close operations by the end of the year.

Avon closes down in New Zealand after 40 years

Closure of Avon in New Zealand put down to its failure to adapt to online shopping.

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New Zealand GCSB boss condemns Russian cyber-attack

The attack took place in June last year, in what was first believed to be a criminal ransomware campaign.

YouTube begins flagging videos backed by governments

It's part of commitment Google made when it was hauled in front of investigators looking into Russian interference with the US election.

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Last month, Paul posted video of him in a forest near Mount Fuji in Japan near a body hanging from a tree.

YouTube star Logan Paul opens up on suicide video backlash – 'I'm a good guy who made a bad decision'

Last month, Paul posted video of him in a forest in Japan near a dead body.

Logan Paul returns to YouTube after global backlash against 'Suicide Forest' video which got him suspended

"I'm here to have a hard conversation so that those who are suffering have easier ones."

Kiwis take up ultra-fast net in droves

Nearly 90 per cent of Kiwis are expected to have access to fibre at their premises in 2022.

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Drug Free Sport NZ is investigating around 100 low-level sportspeople suspected of using a banned anabolic steroid.

Up to 100 New Zealand athletes under the microscope in doping investigation

No All Blacks or Olympians are believed to be involved in the purchasing of banned substances from online.

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One-in-four Kiwi girls asked to send nude images

The research is the first representative survey into teenage "sexting" behaviour in New Zealand.

Have you taken a photo in New Zealand's most Instagrammed location?

The social media app has announced the country's ten most popular locations.

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A Tauranga counsellor says parents need to wake up to the fact that devices have changed everything.

When should you have the 'birds and bees' talk to children in this digital age?

A Tauranga counsellor says the answer may be "horrifying" to some parents.

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The original tweets came from members of Britain First.

Ex-leader of the Ku Klux Klan welcomes Donald Trump sharing inflammatory anti-Muslim videos, as world condemns actions

Trump retweeted videos from Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of the far-right organisation Britain First.

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Apple customers warned of scam that's fleeced hundreds of dollars from users

MBEI says its highly likely to be a classic phishing scam.

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Aussie businesses are bracing themselves for the imminent arrival of Amazon, employing various new strategies.

Online shopping juggernaut Amazon set to arrive in Oz

Aussie businesses are bracing themselves for the imminent arrival of Amazon, employing various new strategies.

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According to the Commerce Commission, 42 per cent of complaints made under the Fair Trading Act related to online spending.

Viagogo, LuxStyle Aps, Trade Me and Deal Man top list of most complained about online retailers by Kiwi shoppers

In the 2016/2017 year, 42 per cent of complaints were about being misled were related to online shopping.

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The decision follows a string of issues with spam which delayed email delivery.

Vodafone set to axe email accounts at end of November

Paradise and Clearnet addresses are among those facing the chop.

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Carolyn Robinson went in search of the perfect shot.

The art of taking a plandid, the latest trend in photography for social media

There are six rules you need to know when taking the perfect plandid, Carolyn Robinson went in search of the perfect shot.

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Users receive a message through Facebook Messenger with a dodgy link.

Warning: NZ Facebook users cautioned as new malware attack targets passwords

The attack infects your computer through a message before stealing private information.

Watch: Kiwi family in hysterics as dressing gown wearing aunty gets into the wrong car

Punters in the online arena were also amused with the video going viral.

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Health and wellness advocate Makaia Carr says work/life balance is slowly slipping more towards work.

'A little bit scary' - Kiwis finding it hard to switch off devices while taking time off work

Health advocate Makaia Carr is alarmed New Zealanders find it hard to put work fully aside.

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It's illegal to supply sexual material to those under 18, but most websites have few ways to check this.

Should New Zealanders have to enter a credit card number to watch porn online?

Experts here say a plan in the UK to stop children viewing pornography won't work.

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Noah and Micah Thomas had a rough start to life, but are now famous the world over.

Watch: 'They've definitely got fight in them' - bubbly boys at centre of viral sensation weighed just 1kg at birth

Noah and Micah Thomas had a rough start to life, but are now famous the world over.

Portrayal of sexual violence in media is having a negative effect on Kiwi teenagers - Chief Censor's report

Most teens surveyed said their parents were unaware of what they were watching.

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