Phishing Emails

Online Scams And Fraud Increasing Trends in Australia

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) disclosed in a report dated May 2019 that 378,000 cases of scams, mostly from the online environment were reported to the commission for the whole of 2018. Australians collectively lost AU$489 million, 41.7% more than 2017. ACCC runs Scamwatch, which separately collected 177,516 reports, that number is so

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The Panama Papers: How One Sensational Leak Exposed The Rich

When perusing the news about various fails in cybersecurity, both recent and past, the consequences are typically not positive. In fact, industry figures over the past year indicate cryptoming is up, along with those pesky infected phishing emails. Not only do these fails generate massive losses for companies—a sum Ponemon now places at about $5

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Is That Really You? Phishing Hacks Reach New Heights

Way back in 1792, King Gustav III of Sweden was assassinated while attending a costume party—or “masquerade ball”—in Stockholm. How convenient for the murderer, who could wear any disguise and not be observed after the fact. While those days of anonymity are long gone, it is still possible for malicious hackers to masquerade behind false

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