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Australian parents sceptical about AI's role in children's education
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Australian parents express concern about the prevalence of AI chatbots and language models in their children's education.
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IWD 2024: Let's create a secure digital world for women, together
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On International Women's Day 2024, it's a crucial necessity to jointly combat gender-based cyber crimes and establish a secure digital space for women worldwide.
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InternetNZ research highlights Kiwis' concerns about online world
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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InternetNZ's upcoming research, unveiling NZ's attitudes to the online world and AI, also highlights increasing concerns about cyberbullying and online harm.
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Change Your Password Day: Embracing stronger cybersecurity across Australia
Thu, 1st Feb 2024
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On Change Your Password Day, Australians are encouraged to bolster their digital security by adopting longer, unique passphrases and using multi-factor authentication.
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McAfee unveils AI tool to defend against deepfake audio at CES 2024
Mon, 8th Jan 2024
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McAfee Corp unveils Project Mockingbird, an AI-powered technology with a 90% accuracy rate for detecting deepfake audio, at CES 2024, enhancing defences against AI-enabled scams.
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Netsafe reveals growing online harm for New Zealanders
Fri, 29th Dec 2023
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Netsafe's 2023 research reveals a sharp rise in harmful digital communications experienced by New Zealanders, with almost half of the Māori population and many under 30 falling victim.
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Sendbird unveils Advanced Moderation for enhanced safety in online communities
Thu, 7th Dec 2023
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Sendbird has introduced Advanced Moderation, a hybrid system that enhances online community safety by merging human judgement with automated measures.
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Online bullying, harassment skyrockets since COVID outbreak
Thu, 7th Jul 2022
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Harmful content reports have risen by over 25% since the outbreak of the COVID pandemic, according to Netsafe.
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Almost 300% increase in harmful online content cases reported during pandemic
Mon, 28th Jun 2021
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Harmful online content cases have surged by 292% during the pandemic, according to a new study by Report Harmful Content.
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TechnologyOne to pay $5.2m to 'bullied, misled & betrayed' ex employee
Mon, 5th Oct 2020
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Former TechnologyOne employee awarded $5.2m in damages in landmark bullying and unlawful dismissal case. Chair Adrian Di Marco penalised.
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Feeling lonely online? Share a pic of your pet, says psychologist
Fri, 6th Mar 2020
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New app counters social media gloom with pet pics to boost mental health & mood. #PedigreeApp #Positivity.
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Parents unsure how to approach 'the dangers of the digital world'
Fri, 29th Nov 2019
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A new report finds that Australian parents are aware of digital threats, but they lack confidence when it comes to knowing how to deal with safety.
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May 17 is Pink Shirt Day: How you can help prevent cyberbullying
Wed, 15th May 2019
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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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Online hate speech affects New Zealand adults
Thu, 8th Nov 2018
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Netsafe reveals 11% of NZ adults hit by online hate speech, with minorities and youth most affected.
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Facebook, Sticks 'n' Stones take online safety to NZ schools
Thu, 18th Oct 2018
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Facebook and Sticks ‘n’ Stones fight NZ cyberbullying.
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$444 million: The devastating cost of cyberbullying in NZ
Wed, 10th Oct 2018
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Can you put a dollar figure on the damage cyberbullying causes New Zealanders? One economist says that cost is around $444 million every year.
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More people are reporting online bullying to Netsafe than ever before
Mon, 27th Aug 2018
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Online abuse, bullying and harassment are continuing to cause harm to New Zealanders nationwide, and more people are reporting incidents to Netsafe.
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Is there an answer for soaring numbers of cyberbullying cases?
Fri, 16th Mar 2018
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In the wake of the mass digitisation taking homes by storm, cyberbullying and online harassment has accelerated 60 percent with no signs of slowing.
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Parents, combat cyberbullying with Trend Micro’s Home Network Security
Mon, 28th Aug 2017
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Trend Micro releases new parental control features to protect children from cyberbullies and monitor internet usage.
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Kiwis are concerned about how cyberbullying and fake news could affect their lives
Wed, 23rd Aug 2017
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Two-thirds of New Zealanders are concerned about misleading information online, with fears of fake news up 13% since last year, says research by InternetNZ.
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Kindness doesn't hurt: New movement unites internet users to #keepitkindonline
Thu, 8th Jun 2017
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#keepitkindonline is a new social media campaign aimed at exposing the nasty side of the internet and encouraging people to making it a kinder place.
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Reports of cyberbullying flood new support service
Wed, 31st May 2017
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Netsafe receives over 900 online bullying complaints in six months, with misconceptions about their services arising.
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Cyberbullying affects many Kiwi kids, how can you help?
Tue, 23rd May 2017
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This week, Netsafe is reminding people that bullying isn't just a playground issue, as it receives hundreds of complaints of online bullying.
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It's Bullying-Free NZ Week, help your students speak out
Mon, 22nd May 2017
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Bullying Free NZ Week commences, empowering students and schools to combat bullying with new resources and a strong community focus.