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Are you at risk of infection?

Cyber security experts have warned that a vulnerability in Bluetooth enabled devices could allow airborne digital viruses to attack your digital devices.

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Don’t fall for this convincing scam

Customers are being warned of a fake bank scam that advises Australians of ‘unsuccessful payments’, then prompts them to login to accounts where scammers steal important personal information.

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NBN scam targeting older Australians

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning Australians that scammers pretending to be from the NBN are duping older people out of thousands.

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Pensioners targeted in iTunes scam

A 74-year-old woman was fleeced of $46,000 in an iTunes gift card scam, but would have lost much more if a switched-on shopkeeper hadn’t been suspicious and contacted police on her behalf.

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Inside a scammer’s bag of tricks

According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), this year, older Australians have lost almost as much money to phishing scams as all other age groups combined.

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Aussies conned by Xmas parcel scam

Australians who are waiting for online Christmas shopping deliveries are being warned of fake parcel delivery scams that are catching many eager mail recipients off guard.

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Beware this ‘big four’ bank scam

Another sophisticated banking ‘phishing’ scam is taking Australians hook, line and sinker. This one is especially clever, cloaked as an email from one of Australia’s ‘big four’ banks.

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Saving Christina from a scam

As we wrap up National Consumer Fraud Week, we’d love to share a story with you about how, earlier this week, we helped Christina avoid a nasty scam. Here is her story …

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Older Aussies popular scam targets

Australians lost almost $230 million last year to crafty cons both online and over the phone – and older Australians were the primary target for cyber criminals.

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Grandma conned in fake ATO scam

A Melbourne grandmother was cheated out of $5000 by a conman claiming to be from the Australian Tax Office (ATO), who ordered her to pay penalties with iTunes gift cards or go to jail.

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Ransomware scam hits thousands

Another crafty scam has hit Australian shores, this time cyber criminals are ‘scraping’ social media accounts to find personal information that can be used to ransom your computer. n

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Aussie mobile banking scam

Sophisticated malware that can steal passwords and bypass two-factor authentication is targeting users of Australian mobile banking apps. Could you be at risk?

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