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Alerts published by Australian Government Department of Communication and the Arts

Date: 11 Nov

Cybercriminals targeting unpatched versions of Windows to take control of

Published date: 11/11/2019

What’s happened? The Australian Cyber Security Centre has received reports that hackers are using a security vulnerability called BlueKeep to...

Date: 15 Oct

Scam text messages targeting Australia Post customers

Published date: 15/10/2019

What’s happened? Australia Post is warning the community of widespread scam text messages telling customers there are problems delivering a...

Date: 13 Aug

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...

Date: 06 Aug

Watch out for myGov tax scams

Published date: 06/08/2019

What’s happened? Tax time is here, and we see a surge in scammers impersonating trusted brands like myGov or the...

Date: 07 Jun

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...

Date: 31 May

Fake recruitment ads targeting jobseekers for money laundering and possible

Published date: 31/05/2019

What’s happened? Scammers are targeting Australian jobseekers to steal their personal information and trick them into transferring money to criminals,...