How to avoid getting scammed on the internet

A survey shows more than 90 percent of Kiwis are concerned about the security of their personal data.

But few are using security tools like two-factor authentication.

"Two-factor authentication is a great way of protecting yourself online," Internet NZ outreach and engagement director Andrew Cushen told The AM Show on Thursday.

"It's a second bit of information - a second factor. You enter in your password, then say on your phone or something else, there's another code that you have to enter - that makes sure that it's really you."

But what else should Kiwis be doing to protect themselves online?

Watch the full interview.