Dunedin police are helping Interpol investigate an
international scam which has duped Otago people.
Although the first definition of cybercrime was developed in
1979, the dominance of digital technology now is such that an
independent criminal court or tribunal for cyberspace "is
The face of cybercrime is changing as criminals target social
networking sites and mobile devices, and a new report says
New Zealanders are vulnerable.
An Oamaru man yesterday was trying to rectify a scam email
sent out to people in his address book appealing for them to
send money to him in Spain.
New Zealand has jumped up global economic crime rankings for
reported frauds but it appears businesses are not taking the
threat of cybercrime seriously.
The online interest in Osama bin Laden's death has attracted
numerous internet scammers who are baiting Facebook and
Google users by claiming to offer pictures of a deceased bin
A Dunedin person was among South Islanders encouraged by a
cold-calling international scammer to log on to a website
then used to remotely control their computers.
It takes special skills and a certain amount of inside
knowledge to crack the secret world of traders in child
pornography, Chris Barton, of the NZ Herald,
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