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Cryptocurrency
Norton finds deepfakes and crypto scams rising in Australia
Norton says between January and March of this year, it thwarted more than 37,098,261 threats, the equivalent of around 403,241 threats per day.
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Norton
Hands-on review: Norton Anti Track 19 software
We get hands on with Norton's new privacy tool that was introduced in March 2022.
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Cybersecurity
New Norton report finds deception scams on the rise
Cybercriminals are capitalising on global events using deepfakes and crypto scams to mislead consumers, a new report has revealed. 
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Gaming
Hands-on review: Norton 360 Premium
So it's been about a month since I reviewed Norton 360 for Gamers, and to my surprise, that was mostly a pleasant experience.
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VPN
Norton AntiTrack launches in New Zealand for better online privacy
The new privacy offering looks to help users control their digital footprints by preventing websites from tracking and profiling users in ways regular private browsers and VPNs don't.
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Ransomware
5% of Kiwis experienced identity theft in 2021 - report
Norton has found 5% of New Zealanders experienced identity theft in 2021, and 10% have clicked on a fraudulent package notification link in the past 12 months.
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Gaming
Hands-on review: Norton360 for Gamers
On the surface, Norton360 for gamers promises some pretty impressive features that I will admit got me excited. From gaming, power boosts to dark web threat protection it all sounds pretty darn impressive.
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Cybersecurity
Norton 360 wins at AV-TEST Institute Awards, takes home 4 trophies
NortonLifeLock has announced that its device protection solutions have won a total of four AV-TEST Institute awards. 
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Cybersecurity
Norton new branding shines a light on cybersecurity
The refreshed brand identity will represent the "bright side to the very dark problem that is cybercrime".
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Gaming
New Norton study reveals severity of cyber attacks on gamers
A new special report by security software company Norton has found that two out of five gamers in New Zealand have experienced a cyber attack.
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Phishing
Tech support scams are the number 1 phishing threat - report
“Tech support scams are effective because they prey on fear, uncertainty and doubt to trick recipients into believing they face a dire cybersecurity threat."
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Cybersecurity
Cyber stalking rampant amongst young New Zealanders - study
"There seems to be a perception that cyberstalking is more out of sight, out of mind."
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Cybersecurity
Hands-on review: Norton LifeLock Dark Web Monitoring
There’s something ever so counter-intuitive in typing all your intimate personal details into a website, just to see if any of your details that you’ve typed in on other websites have been compromised.
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Malware
NortonLifeLock introduces dark web monitoring to its security suite
Dark Web Monitoring Powered by LifeLock will be capable of monitoring the dark web, searching for over 120 personal identifiable information including email, physical address, phone number, driver licence number, credit card or bank account numbers and gamer tags.
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Cybersecurity
Australian cyber crime on the rise during COVID lockdown
"This means its crucial Australians treat their online hygiene as seriously as their physical hygiene and not become complacent."
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Twitter
New detection tool aims to catch Twitter bots in real time
Twitter recognises that it’s hard to tell just how much misinformation is out there on social media.
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Cybercrime
Report: Majority of New Zealanders exposed to cyber crime
It's not enough to simply have anti-virus software installed on a laptop anymore.
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Christmas Gift Guide
Norton 360, best all-in-one internet safety package
A Norton 360 Premium one-year subscription protects up to five of your devices, including your Mac, PC, iOS, and Android devices.
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Antivirus
Hands-on review: Norton Lifelock's Norton 360 security suite
Norton 360 is an all-in-one solution from one of the most trusted names in consumer computer security. The various modules are robust enough to protect novice computer users. The suite is also customisable so it won’t get in the way of more experienced users.
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Symantec
Hands-on review: Norton Security gets the safety and freedom balance right
The folks at Norton understand that there are those of use that like to walk on the wild side. But even a seasoned Internet adventurer like myself likes a degree of protection.
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Antivirus
Cybercrime complacency costs Kiwis – Norton
From the Starwood hotels data breach to online services like Flipboard, what steps have you taken to secure your information online?
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Cyberbullying
May 17 is Pink Shirt Day: How you can help prevent cyberbullying
This Friday May 17 is Pink Shirt Day, which is a colourful way to raise awareness about a serious and in some cases tragic issue: cyberbullying.
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VPN
Norton VPN adds New Zealand server
The new local server will help users protect personal information and securely access private information while on the go.
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Business Continuity
Kiwi SMBs strengthen their cyber defences as threats rise
Results from the survey found that 89% of SMBs have signed up for security solutions to protect against threats.