It’s already bad enough that we get called by people pretending to be Microsoft, but now you’re going to have to be on alert from fake Aussie organisations, but there are some tips you can consider.
It’s already bad that your identity is worth something to scammers, but now stolen credit cards are becoming a big thing for criminals, too.
It isn’t easy being an Android owner down here in Australia, or even in New Zealand, as customers of the major banks become threatened by a nasty piece of malware.
The internet can be a dangerous place, and if you don’t have security software in place and are hopeful of someone giving you free money, you might get burned.
There may well be a sucker born every minute, but you don’t actually have to be that person, with the government and an internet security group chiming in to talk about a new scam and what you can do to avoid it.
The new tax year is about to begin in Australia, and you know what that means: the return of tax scams. Here’s what’s going on and how not to get caught out.
You might have thought two-factor authentication was the way to keep your online identity and logins to websites and services safe, but Symantec -- the makers of Norton -- has picked up on a scam that can fool this, too.
We’ve heard of the smart phone, but Telstra’s Call Guardian may well be the first smart home phone we’ve properly seen, as Telstra finds a way to cut down on scammers but not letting them call you to begin with.
If you’re a Minecraft gamer or know someone that is, and there’s an Android phone being used somewhere in that home, look out, because your mobile might be a world filled with malware and scareware, not just blocks and diamonds.
Security is one of those things we all have to be conscious of, and this week, doubly so, as Norton sends word of it being National Consumer Fraud Week. Are you aware of the cons being played online with you?
There are moments when you need to look at technology as a preventative thing. Internet security is like that, a purchase that all devices should have, if only for the “what if” case scenario. Now, there’s a gadget appearing designed to stop the “what if” moment from happening to your credit card.
A scam has picked up in Australia, and that’s bad news for anyone who thinks someone they know might be sending them an important document.
If you’ve ever gone through a red light camera or have been caught speeding, you’ve probably received a fine of some sort for the effort in the post. That’s fine, because that’s normal, but a digital one? That’s just a scam.