Identity fraud survey: Find out if you are protected

By | October 15th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

It’s Identity Fraud Awareness Week 2013 this week running October 13 to October 19. Identity fraud can leave your credit [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Australia has new privacy legislation to fight worldwide cybercrime

By | August 23rd, 2012|Identity Theft, Legislation|

New laws passed the Senate yesterday changing Australia’s privacy legislation to bring us in line with other countries and pave [...]

How Malware can infect your life and put you and your credit file at risk of fraud

By | July 30th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Identity Theft, Industry News|

Think malware is a term used to describe clothes you go shopping in? Then you might have a big problem. [...]

AFP and FBI sign agreement to pool resources on identity crime

By | July 17th, 2012|Identity Theft|

Police from Australia and the United States have joined forces to pool their resources to fight a number of crimes [...]

Veda throws new light on identity theft and credit fraud: 1 in 5 affected

By | July 9th, 2012|Identity Theft|

Identity theft numbers continue to climb. How can this impact your credit file and possibly lead to a wrong default [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Are 177,000 CHILDREN capable of staying safe on Facebook?

By | March 6th, 2012|Identity Theft|

Parents…are your children on Facebook? We look at what this could mean for them, for you and for your credit file. [...]

Safer Internet Day February 7 2012: be cyber-smart for a future clear credit file

By | February 2nd, 2012|Identity Theft, Industry News|

How to be cybersmart – that’s an important topic. On February 7, Australians have the opportunity to raise awareness as to [...]

How to prevent identity theft and keep your clean credit rating

By | January 24th, 2012|Consumer, Identity Theft, Industry News|

Identity theft is an ever-increasing cause of a bad credit rating. We answer some of the most common questions people [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]