According to Netsafe NZ, reports of online scams increased by 69 percent in the past year, requests for help from parents around online safety grew 155 percent and ‘notifications of objectionable material being supplied or distributed grew 66 per cent.’
Our senior whānau are particularly vulnerable to online scams and privacy issues.
Netsafe has put together a useful resource containing advice, tips and suggestions for helping our older friends and family members stay safe online. Read more here.
If you’re looking for more tips and advice to help keep you, your kids and family safe you can find some useful resources to download here: Safer Internet Day