Guidance on strong passwords has changed and children need to learn about it in a way that suits their stage of development.
Universities hold valuable information but are large and porous communities, with legacy IT systems often adding to the risks. But following a few basic rules can help counter cyber attacks.
The cyber attacks on New Zealand's stock market are part of global malicious activity. The government's immediate goal is not to catch the perpetrators but to share information to stop the attacks.
Twitter's 'blue tick' club of influential users was locked out after financial scammers hacked celebrities' accounts. But with ever more trust placed in social media, we stand to lose more than money.
Australia is coming under sustained cyber attack by a 'state-based' actor, says Prime Minister Scott Morrison, as hackers try to exploit vulnerabilities in business and government software systems.
Michelle Grattan talks politics with Assistant Professor Caroline Fisher
Do you need a new video conferencing provider?
Apps like Houseparty and Netflix Party are helping people stay in touch with friends - but do these apps have cyber dangers that we need to be aware of?
'Zoombombing' trolls have started to infiltrate virtual meetings - bombarding unsuspecting victims with racist and sexist speech and in some cases, pornographic imagery.
Emails offering advice about COVID-19 might actually be "phishing" attacks trying to steal your data.
Beware the #WorkFromHome selfie.
Instead of going after large corporate networks, which often have multiple defenses, cybercriminals can now simply target people's home networks.
The wool industry was paralysed for several days after hackers held to ransom the IT system that governs almost all wool sales in Australia and New Zealand. More attacks are a case of if, not when.
Cyber security firms have sparked a revolution similar to the spread of private police forces.
You're at the airport, or on the bus, and your phone's low on juice so you plug into a nearby USB port. But you could be getting more than a power boost - some ports are booby-trapped with malware.
Less overt than conventional military actions, cyber attacks can have dangerous consequences – especially when they target critical infrastructure systems controlled by the private sector.
Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda are at the forefront of the war against cyber criminals.
Research shows we're pretty gullible as it is. And our increasing reliance on machines for completing everyday tasks makes us all-the-more vulnerable to being exploited.
We have not been able to develop an intelligence workforce that can keep up with the speed of advancing technologies and their threat to our national security.
PayID has been misused and compromised in various ways since its 2018 launch. The system deals only in "incoming" payments, not outgoing ones – but that doesn't mean users are safe from cyber crime.