Stay Smart Online - Security Alerts
Alerts published by Australian Government Department of Communication and the Arts
Australia Post SMS scam targeting Australians
Published date: 13/12/2019
What’s happened? With millions of parcel deliveries expected around the country, Australia Post is seeing widespread scam text (SMS) messages...
Widespread Emotet malicious software targeting businesses and individuals
Published date: 24/10/2019
What’s happened? The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is aware of a widespread malicious email virus (malware), known as ‘Emotet’,...
Reverse the threat of cybercrime – Stay Smart Online Week
Published date: 07/10/2019
It’s Stay Smart Online Week and you might have noticed things look a little different! We have reversed our website...
Users of older versions of Windows urged to update their
Published date: 13/08/2019
What’s happened? The Australian Cyber Security Centre is aware of widespread abuse of a security vulnerability (called BlueKeep) that affects...
Agent Smith malware infects 25 million Android devices globally
Published date: 17/07/2019
What’s happened? Australian Android users are warned not to download mobile apps from third party app stores following reports of...
Australians losing money to investment scams
Published date: 07/06/2019
What’s happened? There are reports of Australians losing millions of dollars through fake investment products sold by scammers. These scammers...