Identities at risk in the Australia Post system

By | April 18th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

In the news this week it was revealed that Australia Post customers have been exposed to identity theft. On Monday [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Privacy Commissioner reports data breaches on the rise

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

As part of Privacy Awareness Week 2012, over 180 business leaders met in Sydney this week to discuss the topic [...]

Tax fraud worth $33 million linked to identity crime

By | December 15th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Victims struggle with recovery after tax fraud leaves them out of pocket. Could this type of identity crime threaten their  credit file? According to public [...]

Thousands of Christmas flights won’t be honoured

By | November 7th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release 4th November 2011 Australian travellers may be left stranded at the airport holding bogus airline tickets at Christmas [...]

Let me count the ways…identity theft news

By | October 20th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

This week the media has reported on a number of major instances of identity theft which all confirm the fact [...]

Big arrest in NY reveals inner workings of identity theft ring

By | October 10th, 2011|Consumer, Identity Theft|

In New York this weekend, huge arrests have been made, unravelling an identity theft ring involving counterparts in China, Europe [...]

Government survey reveals our fears of identity theft

By | July 4th, 2011|Identity Theft|

A Governement survey on identity theft reveals 9 out of 10 Australians are concerned or very concerned about identity theft and [...]

Identity Theft News: The Latest Warnings and Recommendations

By | June 21st, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

In this post, we take a snapshot look at the current issues around identity theft crime. If you are new [...]

What thieves can do with your mail

By | May 27th, 2011|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release: Australians are warned to keep their letterbox locked and all personal information at home secure if they want [...]

Identity theft is losing your good name

By | May 27th, 2011|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release: A prominent Welsh comedian has called for governments to insist on stricter checks by creditors to help combat [...]

Privacy Commissioner Investigates Sony Data Breach

By | May 5th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News, Privacy Commissioner|

On April 27 I posted about the Sony PlayStation data breach which occurred on April 17 and has possibly affected [...]

Crime storm blows in after Cyclone Yasi

By | March 12th, 2011|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases, Privacy Commissioner|

VICTIMS of CYCLONE YASI are urged to take real and important measures to protect their identities from thieves in the [...]