New Zealanders lost $33 million to online scams and fraud last year - triple the amount stolen in 2017. Figures released today in a report by online safety organisation Netsafe show there were 13,000 instances of online scams and fraud reported last year, up from 8100 cases totalling $10.1m in losses in 2017
Want to set yourself apart from your competition? One of the best ways to do so is to influence how your target market perceives your company, and publishing quality content online is a great place to start. Research shows that 78% of consumers believe that companies providing custom content want to build long-term relationships. That goes a long way for brands trying to find new and keep customers, especially when the purchase is a big ticket item like a new car or auto service.
With Google betting on a foldable future for Android, it seems all phone manufacturers are getting these type of devices ready. Even Apple is reportedly looking into this form factor (though probably not this year) that offers the convenience of extreme portability when folded and a larger screen whenever you need it.
Google Chrome's security lead and engineering director, Justin Schuh, has warned that users of the most popular web browser should update "like right this minute." Why the urgency? Simply put, there is a zero-day vulnerability for Chrome that the Google Threat Analysis Group has determined is being actively exploited in the wild.
An SSL Certificate (Secure Sockets Layer) creates a secure link between a website and your internet browser. The SSL Certificate ensures that all data passed between the two is encrypted and stays private, this helps prevent hackers from stealing your private information such as credit card numbers, names, address and other sensitive data.
Net Neutrality is the internet’s guiding principle: It preserves our right to communicate freely online. Net Neutrality means an internet that enables and protects free speech. It means that ISPs should provide us with open networks — and shouldn’t block or discriminate against any applications or content that ride over those networks. Just as your phone company shouldn’t decide who you call and what you say on that call, your ISP shouldn’t interfere with the content you view or post online.
Microsoft is working on a big redesign for its Outlook for Mac and Windows apps. The software giant revealed teasers for the new design during an Ignite conference session last month, and the goal is to simplify the user interface on both Mac and Windows versions.