Stay Smart Online - Security Alerts

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Alerts published by Australian Government Department of Communication and the Arts

Date: 13 Dec

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...

Date: 24 Oct

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’,...

Date: 07 Oct

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...

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: 17 Jul

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...

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...