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Australians warned of Microsoft support scam

Australians warned of Microsoft support scam

Indian fraudsters charging up to $400 to fix bogus problems.
David Binning May 13 2011, 9:40AM Security
Osama spam

Osama spam

Be careful what you click for.
Darren Pauli May 3 2011, 8:26AM Security
Fake Microsoft technicians on remote access rampage

Fake Microsoft technicians on remote access rampage

Western Australian Consumer Protection issues warning.
Negar Salek Oct 12 2010, 2:10PM Software
New Facebook click-jacking scam spotted

New Facebook click-jacking scam spotted

Phony "like" attacks continue to plague social networking service.
Shaun Nichols Jun 15 2010, 1:34PM Software
Fifa World Cup spam strikes again

Fifa World Cup spam strikes again

Trend Micro warns of new campaign centred around the upcoming tournament.
Phil Muncaster May 10 2010, 8:50AM Software
Fake Microsoft partners launch PC fix scam

Fake Microsoft partners launch PC fix scam

Aussies in firing line, says Redmond giant.
Ry Crozier Mar 1 2010, 5:33PM Services
Card skimming syndicate hits Melbourne

Card skimming syndicate hits Melbourne

Detectives release photos.
Staff Writers Feb 9 2010, 5:27PM Finance
ATO targeted twice by refund scam email

ATO targeted twice by refund scam email

Sophisticated phishing attempt.
Ry Crozier Feb 3 2010, 9:32AM Software
Scam email hits the Australian Federal Police

Scam email hits the Australian Federal Police

No organisation is sacred in the eyes of online scammers.
Lilia Guan Jul 3 2009, 12:30PM Security
Warning: Facebook phishing attacks continue

Warning: Facebook phishing attacks continue

Symantec said Facebook attacks are rife again, with cybercriminals looking to lure trusting users to fake sites, via phishing emails, and obtain personal data for their own financial gain.

Staff Writers Jul 3 2009, 10:49AM Security
Death threat SMS comes to your phone

Death threat SMS comes to your phone

Media regulator says be alert but not alarmed.
Staff Writers Jul 1 2009, 3:09PM Collaboration
Apple: We seem to have misplaced 9,000 iPods

Apple: We seem to have misplaced 9,000 iPods

An American man managed to scam Apple of 9,000 iPod shuffles, using a replacement warranty trick, prepaid visa cards and just a little bit of old fashioned 'guesswork'.
Daniel Long Mar 23 2009, 1:29PM Hardware
iPhone scam referred to AFP: Cellnet

iPhone scam referred to AFP: Cellnet

Brisbane-based Cellnet is the subject of a scam that tries to sell heavily discounted iPhones under the firm’s name via the Gumtree classifieds Web site.
Ry Crozier Jan 31 2009, 10:26AM Strategy
ATO warning on refund email scam

ATO warning on refund email scam

The Australian Taxation Office has warned Australians to immediately delete a scam email that claims to offer a tax refund but asks for their credit card details.
Staff Writers Jan 7 2009, 2:55PM Security
Personal fraud and scams cost Australians  $1 billion

Personal fraud and scams cost Australians $1 billion

A report by the Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed that over five per cent of Australians were victims of personal fraud in 2007.
Staff Writers Jul 1 2008, 11:17AM Security
New ATO scam hits the web

New ATO scam hits the web

Another phishing email claiming to be from the Australian Tax Office (ATO) is circulating through inboxes under the guise of offering a tax refund.
Ashley Clark May 7 2008, 8:50PM Security
Nigerian scam takes this year's 'Pie in the Sky' award

Nigerian scam takes this year's 'Pie in the Sky' award

A ‘Nigerian letter’ scam has won this year’s annual ASIC ‘Pie in the Sky’ award for the most outrageous offer that was too good to be true.
Staff Writers Apr 7 2008, 3:20PM Security
Software pirate in crabs for games scam

Software pirate in crabs for games scam

A man who sold counterfeit games, films and music to trawlermen in exchange for a box of crabs has been fined £3,000.
Matt Chapman Jan 21 2008, 6:59AM Security
'Sick' new scam targets non-profits

'Sick' new scam targets non-profits

A new variation of the 419 scam is targeting small non-profit organisations.

Shaun Nichols Jan 15 2008, 7:41AM Security
Cyber-cops bust online marriage scam

Cyber-cops bust online marriage scam

Police in the US have exposed two citizens who set up an arranged marriage on the popular Craigslist website.
Iain Thomson Dec 2 2007, 10:05PM Security

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