Scams Awareness Week 2020

Scams Awareness Week 2020 It’s the ACCC’s Scams Awareness Week this week, 17-21 August, and this year the theme focuses on personal information and identity crime. Scams are constantly evolving and adapting to new technology. Our regular use and reliance on technology provides scammers with more opportunities to trick people into giving away thei...

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Stay Smart, Be Scam Savvy

Twenty twenty has been a year unlike any other; unfortunately, one thing that has remained the same is the prevalence and persistence of financial scams and fraud occurring in Australia. Whether it is targeting victims using dating/romance-based scams, money mule scams, remote access or phishing scams, fraudsters will sink to any level to try and s...

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Beware of Ransomware

Beware of Ransomware Australian businesses and individuals continue to be the target of cybercriminals using ransomware to take computers and data hostage. Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents a user from accessing their files and in some cases, it can lock a computer entirely. Ransomware works by locking up or encrypting your files so t...

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