Two Australians arrested for ID Theft

By | September 17th, 2013|Identity Theft|

Australian Federal Police announced late last week they had arrested two men producing fake identity material and committing credit card [...]

Children targeted for clean credit history

By | August 27th, 2013|Identity Theft|

An interesting story just out of the United States on ID theft attempts on the credit files of children. Whilst [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Identity theft risks for Australian online banking customers: what you need to know

By | August 8th, 2012|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Commbank's customers have been warned about phishing scams which could threaten the financial safety of its customers, but this scam [...]

Are you at risk of identity theft?

By | May 4th, 2012|Identity Theft|

How much are you putting your life, your personal information and your credit file at risk of fraud? Test your [...]

Identity criminals harvesting data on our children

By | December 8th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release 10 November 2011 Police are concerned identity criminals may turn to targeting the Facebook accounts of children, storing [...]

Bill to fight global cybercrime coming in New Year

By | November 24th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

The war on global cybercrime and identity theft continues... The Government’s Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Bill 2011 is set to be [...]

Don’t throw away your identity on rubbish day

By | October 27th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Rubbish day will never be the same again...not when fraudsters are sniffing around rubbish bins like alley cats at night [...]

Internet dating scams rampant in Australia

By | October 13th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Lonely hearts watch out – your wallets or your good credit rating could be next! It was revealed by Queensland’s [...]

Internet fraud can happen to anyone

By | October 13th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release 3 October 2011 Many of the new forms of online fraud are sophisticated and elaborate – often even [...]

Dumping of e-waste in Ghana exposes sensitive data to potential identity thieves

By | October 6th, 2011|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release 29 September 2011 The illegal dumping of Australian e-waste on overseas shores and the potential for those discarded [...]

Australia’s identity theft prevention improving

By | July 14th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

It seems the nation has ramped up its focus on identity theft. We are more fearful of this crime than [...]

Identity Theft – How to avoid it – What to look for – What to do…

By | October 29th, 2010|Industry News|

A 2007 Australian Bureau of Statistics survey shows over 500,000 people in Australia have been victims of identity fraud, with the majority coming from credit or bank card fraud. Not only does identity theft cause financial hardship at the time, but can amount to a great number of defaults on your credit record. Often by the time the Police become involved, you may have credit applications, possibly defaults, mortgages, and mobile phones already on your file incorrectly.