Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $US26.2

Microsoft has revealed plans to buy professional social network LinkedIn in a $US26.2 billion deal, representing one of the biggest in Redmond history. “The LinkedIn team has grown a fantastic…

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167 million accounts stolen

In 2012 Linked was hacked and Russian hackers stole approximately 6.5 million usernames and passwords. In May 2016 it was ‘discovered’ that a further 100 million email address and passwords had…

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How to use a Strong Password

Strong Passwords Using strong passwords is one of the 5 key recommendations NetSafe and the NZ Government recommend to protect yourself on-line. Don't use obvious words or sequences.  Use a mix…

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Five key points from the Privacy Act to remember

What is Personal Information? Personal information is very broadly defined as any information about an identifiable individual. How can Personal Information be collected and used? Personal information should only be…

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