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Displaying items by tag: Scams

Cybercriminals are employing increasingly persuasive online scare tactics to convince users to purchase rogue security software, or “scareware” software that pretends to be legitimate security software. 

Published in Security
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:06

Identity theft, crime rife in Australia

Credit card theft, unauthorised bank account access and identity theft are rife in Australia with more than one in five Australians aged 16-years or over now reporting that someone has stolen their identity, illegally accessed, or tried to access their bank accounts, stolen or skimmed their credit cards or tried to steal their bank account pin.

Published in Security
The ACCC is to lead the International Consumer Protection and Enforcement Network's (IPCEN) annual sweep of the Internet to uncover and disrupt fraudulent website.

Published in Strategy



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