What’s happened? It’s tax time and the common scam email informing that you’re eligible for a tax refund is doing the rounds again! Scammers have long used the promise of a tax refund to trick people into sharing their personal information or to … [Read more...] about Fake myGov Tax Refund Email Scam
What’s happened? Scammers have set up a clone of the myGov website to trick you into sharing your login and bank account details. The scam starts with a phishing email that looks like it is from Medicare, asking you to update your Electronic Funds … [Read more...] about Medicare Email Scam Alert
This article is brought to you by Steadfast. Many SME owners believe that they don’t have to worry too much about cyber crime. After all, why would Internet villains bother with small fry when they could go after heavy hitters such as Yahoo, eBay … [Read more...] about Why your business needs cyber insurance
What Are They and How Do I Deal With Them? CryptoLocker and CryptoWall are examples of ransomware, a trojan than locks up your files and threatens to destroy the key unless you pay a ransom to enable the files to be unlocked again. You are given … [Read more...] about Would your business stand up to a Ransom attack?
But ACSC reveals no major national attack yet. Malicious cyber incidents reported by Australian governments and business have more than tripled in the last three years and will cost more than $1 billion in damage in the future, but the country is … [Read more...] about Aussie cyber centre warns of growing threat in first report
A global leader in risk consultancy has warned companies of the dangers of internal cyber risk. While many assume that cyber risk falls under an external threat from outside hackers, Control Risks have warned that danger can lurk within any … [Read more...] about Companies warned of internal cyber risk
The rising incidence of cyber-security threats means boards must be more proactive when considering risk-management strategies, writes Nigel Phair. Smart boards recognise the value IT plays in their organisations. Technology not only maintains … [Read more...] about Essential protection – Australian Institute of Company Directors
Brains plus brawn necessary for protection Last week we learned about the latest crippling cyber attack to hit a large organisation - this time it was the US Office of Personnel Management, the agency responsible for managing the personnel records … [Read more...] about Einstein alone can’t keep you safe from cyber attack