Stay Smart Online - Security Alerts
Alerts published by Australian Government Department of Communication and the Arts
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...
Update Windows platforms to protect yourself from a security threat
Published date: 17/05/2019
What’s happened? Microsoft has released a software update to fix a security flaw in some older versions of Windows including...
Phone scammers impersonating the Australian Cyber Security Centre
Published date: 09/05/2019
What’s happened? Telephone scams – where people pretend to be from a reputable organisation to try to get access to...
Phone scam imitating ATO phone numbers
Published date: 04/04/2019
What’s happened? The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has reported an increase in the number of scammers contacting members of the...
Kathmandu customer data breach
Published date: 15/03/2019
What’s happened Outdoor clothing and equipment retailer Kathmandu reported on Wednesday that a third party had gained unauthorised access to...
Beware of WhatsApp voicemail scam
Published date: 13/02/2019
WhatsApp users are being warned of a scam that could give hackers access to your WhatsApp account and lock you...