Safer Internet Day: Protect your child’s identity online

By | February 5th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Safer Internet Day: Protect your child's identity online 5 February 2013 On Safer Internet Day, parents and carers [...]

Flood evacuation: Prepare early and secure your important documents from fraudsters.

By | January 29th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Flood evacuation: Prepare early and secure your important documents from fraudsters. 29 January 2013 With residents continuing to [...]

Be bushfire ready: Protect your important documents and protect your good name.

By | January 10th, 2013|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Be bushfire ready: Protect your important documents and protect your good name. 10 January 2013 With this week’s [...]

Stay safe on Australia’s biggest day of online commerce

By | December 11th, 2012|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Stay safe on Australia’s biggest day of online commerce Buying presents online is bigger than ever this year, [...]

How Can You Prevent a Data Breach in Your Small Business?

By | December 4th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Identity Theft, Industry News|

If we can learn anything from recent reports of more Australian cyber-crime victims, we must learn that personal information is so [...]

Stay safe this Christmas: Scam victims should be worried about 5 year blacklisting on their credit rating

By | November 29th, 2012|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Stay safe this Christmas: Scam victims should be worried about 5 year blacklisting on their credit rating As [...]

Beware identity theft with latest bank ‘refund’ phone scam

By | November 27th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Identity Theft|

Identity Theft Warning: Banking phone scammers currently on the prowl in Australia are attempting to not only pilfer easy profits [...]

Protecting Mr and Mrs Average from Identity Fraud

By | November 27th, 2012|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Protecting Mr and Mrs Average from ID Fraud Every Australian is at risk of identity theft, and the [...]

Christmas shoppers a target for fraudsters: the 12 scams of Christmas

By | November 20th, 2012|Identity Theft|

This Christmas, you may unknowingly put your credit rating at risk. We look at how 'safe' Australians really are online, [...]

The risks you’re taking with credit this Christmas that could see you left without a home

By | November 20th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release The risks you’re taking with credit this Christmas that could see you left without a home A consumer [...]

Beware Christmas ‘spamvertising’ could threaten your credit file

By | November 13th, 2012|Identity Theft|

Fraudsters are out in full force this festive season and are planting cyber-bombs for you to unknowingly let off in [...]

What you need to know about the internet to save your teenager’s future credit file

By | November 6th, 2012|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release What you need to know about the internet to save your teenager's future credit file Young Australians are [...]

Nobody immune to identity theft as fraudsters turn their focus to investors

By | October 30th, 2012|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release Nobody immune to identity theft as fraudsters turn their focus to investors Wealthy, educated Australians looking to invest [...]

Fraudsters pinch Australian Crime Commission logo to scam consumers

By | October 29th, 2012|Identity Theft|

Don’t be fooled with unsolicited emails, no matter how ‘official’ they look. The Australian Crime Commission (ACC) announced last week [...]

VISA says ‘pens down’ to prevent credit card fraud

By | October 25th, 2012|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Plastic fantastic transactions will no longer be signed off on as a proof of identity, but will require a PIN [...]

They’re ba-ack again! Fraudsters change tactics on Microsoft virus scam

By | October 23rd, 2012|Identity Theft, Industry News|

If you own a computer – or a telephone for that matter – you may be vulnerable to computer-related scam [...]

Has your tax file number been given out to debt collectors?

By | October 22nd, 2012|Identity Theft|

If you have a tax bill you haven’t paid – be aware your tax file number may have been given [...]

Mandatory data breach notification finally on the table in Australia

By | October 18th, 2012|Identity Theft, Privacy Commissioner|

Should organisations be required by law to make data breach notifications when they occur? The Australian government has finally put [...]

Skype users in Australia warned of identity theft threat

By | October 18th, 2012|Identity Theft, Industry News|

The Stay Smart Online (SSO) Advisory service has issued a warning to Skype users this week about messages circulating the [...]

Protection essential to combat identity theft in Australia

By | October 16th, 2012|Identity Theft|

Why is protecting yourself against identity theft so important? Because in this day and age, identity theft is no longer [...]

Over 23,000 accounts of tax file number identity theft last year

By | October 15th, 2012|Identity Theft|

Numbers just out from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) may help to demonstrate the prevalence of identity theft attempts in [...]

New laws to penalise identity thieves

By | October 11th, 2012|Identity Theft|

The Attorney-General Nicola Roxon announced yesterday new laws in Australia will mean white collar criminals and serious and organised crime [...]

Is your good name at risk? What you may not know about identity theft and your credit file

By | October 9th, 2012|Identity Theft, Industry News|

It is reported that possibly as many as 24 per cent of Australians* have been, or knows someone who has [...]

ID scanners in nightclubs are boosting the risk of ID theft says Privacy Commissioner

By | October 2nd, 2012|Identity Theft, Privacy Commissioner|

Their purpose is to crack down on crimes of violence in pubs and clubs. But according to the Privacy Commissioner, [...]

Identity theft bust in Aussie news…and how to minimise your risk of ID theft

By | October 2nd, 2012|Identity Theft|

A significant identity crime  saga has unfolded right here in Australia. We look at how $37.5 million was extracted from victims [...]

Credit file warning: Organised crime groups focused on stealing your identity

By | September 20th, 2012|Identity Theft|

In the future, the security of your personal information may be more crucial than ever. A warning coming from the [...]

Is Your Tax Refund Safe? Identity Theft Warning for Taxpayers

By | September 12th, 2012|Identity Theft|

At tax time, there are some things you need to know about to protect your identity from criminals. We look [...]

Attorney-General’s survey shows identity theft is on mind of most Australians

By | September 6th, 2012|Identity Theft|

A national identity theft survey reveals that most of us are worried about identity theft, and the number of us who [...]

Carbon price scam warning for Australians. Advice to protect your good credit history

By | August 30th, 2012|Identity Theft|

The ACCC’s SCAMwatch has released a warning for Australian consumers and businesses about carbon price scams. Fraudsters are out there [...]

W.A Government to toughen up on identity checks to combat identity fraud

By | August 28th, 2012|Identity Theft|

Western Australia’s Births Deaths and Marriages just got that little bit harder to swindle with the introduction of tighter identity [...]