Check out the latest events and activities from Connect Smart and our Partners.
Stay Smart Online | 26 April 2017
10 March 2017
Connect Smart and Xero are advising New Zealand business owners to review their email account security. A current email scam re-directs invoice payments to a fraudulent bank account by hacking into insecure business email accounts. You can find advice here on how to keep your business more secure
NCSC | 02 November 2016
On 2 November 2016, the NCSC was made aware that a targeted spearphishing campaign against a New Zealand Health Sector organisation had been successful. This has resulted in the membership information of the organisation being released to a likely malicious actor. The information included first and
28 September 2016
Connect Smart warns New Zealanders to watch out for a current phishing email that appears to be from Mineral Resources Limited. Do not click on the link or open any attachment – they could contain a Trojan virus that may infect your computer.
30 August 2016
Air New Zealand has warned people not to click on a social media scam promising two free tickets that is being shared on Facebook.
21 June 2016
The Industry Summit Day – an opportunity to discuss and exchange knowledge of Privacy, Security and Trust and associated industry issues. There will be a particular focus on cybersecurity. The event will bring together government and industry experts/groups and academics.
ANZ | 24 May 2016
ANZ has been made aware of a scam that is currently targeting the building/construction industry. Fraudsters are gaining access to builder’s email accounts and are altering bank account numbers on invoices and then sending them to the builder’s client.
Department of Internal Affairs | 25 April 2016
Department of Internal Affairs are warning New Zealand Government contact centre operators about a scam where overseas callers are pestering them for information about staff.