Pages tagged 'cybercrime'

BA warns of secondary fraud after data theft

British Airways is continuing to investigate the theft of customer data and warns that fraudsters pretending to be from the airline may try to gather more personal information. ‘We are investigating, as a matter of urgency, the theft of customer data between 22:58 BST August 21 2018 until 21:45 BST …

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US urges cyber vigilance after Hurricane Florence

Fraudsters often try to exploit our willingness to help those in need, as Australians have experienced in the aftermath of devastating cyclones. The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Centre (NCCIC) in the United States has warned users and administrators to be vigilant for …

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Netflix warns users about malicious emails

Always question unexpected requests for your personal or financial information, and keep your passwords safe. Netflix warned subscribers at the weekend about a malicious email campaign that entices users to follow a ‘link’ to update bank details, but which instead gives cyber criminals …

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Ransomware continues to target Australians

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is asking Australians to remain vigilant of ransomware and the damage it can cause. The Centre is urging all Australians, including businesses owners and operators to patch their systems. ‘Ransomware continues to be one of the greatest cyber security …

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Working to protect senior Australians

Supporting and protecting senior members of our community from online threats is an important focus for the Australian Government, according to the Minister for Home Affairs, Peter Dutton. ‘We want to say to all Australians, particularly older Australians – as they use internet banking, as they …

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Where do I report a scam?

To report a cybercrime incident, go to the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN), a national online system to help businesses and individuals securely report cybercrime. Scams can be reported to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Scamwatch.

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