Stay Smart Online - Security Alerts
Alerts published by Australian Government Department of Communication and the Arts
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...