Online shoppers preyed on by fraudsters this Christmas

By | November 26th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News, Press Releases|

Media Release Online shoppers preyed on by fraudsters this Christmas. 26 November 2013 More Australians will shop on the internet [...]

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 [...]

‘TAX REFUND NOTIFICATION’ Don’t get caught out with this scam at tax time.

By | September 3rd, 2013|Identity Theft|

A high priority alert has just been issued from Stay Smart Online in regards to malware-carrying emails supposedly from the [...]

Card skimmers in Brisbane pose identity theft risk.

By | August 1st, 2013|Identity Theft, Press Releases|

Media Release Card skimmers in Brisbane pose identity theft risk. Stafford (BRISBANE), 1 August 2013. As police announce ATM card [...]

Watchdog criticised over lack of prosecutions for fraudsters and identity thieves

By | June 18th, 2013|Identity Theft|

People are starting to get angry over scams and identity theft. As anyone with a computer, a telephone or who [...]

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 [...]

Rising menace of extreme identity theft looms

By | February 26th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Technology law expert Profressor Faye Jones and University of South Australia law lecturer Dr Clare Sullivan warn that the rising [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Linkedin Hacked – Thousands of Australian CEO’s And Top Professionals At Serious Risk Of Identity Fraud As All Of Their Personal And Corporate Identity Information May Be Visable

By | June 7th, 2012|Consumer, Identity Theft|

Talk about a risk !  Imagine that, this latest hacking could be massive! Linkedin has more than 150,000,000 user accounts [...]

1.2 million Australians per year fall victim to fraud

By | April 23rd, 2012|Identity Theft|

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released their Personal Fraud Survey, which was conducted over 12 months in 2010 and [...]

Job and employment scam: Identity theft revealed at Shock Entertainment

By | February 14th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Identity Theft, Industry News|

Music company Shock Entertainment's new GM, Scot Crawford has revealed today he has been a victim of identity theft and [...]

The dead not protected from identity theft

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

Even in grief identity theft can strike us and affect our credit file and the clear credit file of those [...]

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 [...]

Can official Australian documents be forged to commit identity fraud?

By | November 17th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

It is estimated identity theft costs Australia $1 billion per year.* When identity theft damages the victim’s credit rating – [...]

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 [...]

National Identity Fraud Awareness Week: Keeping your credit file safe from fraud

By | October 17th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Identity theft and fraud is again on the agenda for Australians. This week is National Identity Fraud Awareness Week (NIFAW) [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Fears about data breaches are justified

By | September 29th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release 22 September 2011 Australians have every right to be concerned about data breaches and loss of personal details, [...]

Is Facebook’s face recognition putting your privacy at risk?

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

German officials have been quick to protect citizens against possible invasions of privacy and identity theft . Last week they met with [...]

Survey reveals Perth most at risk of identity theft

By | September 8th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

A survey on identity theft risks released by internet security software company AVG today reveals the Australian cities most at [...]

Is your smartphone use increasing your risk of identity theft?

By | September 1st, 2011|Identity Theft|

A recent survey found that over half of all mobile phone users own a smartphone.  The survey conducted by TNS [...]

Australian PlayStation users given free identity theft protection for a year

By | August 25th, 2011|Identity Theft|

Finally Sony has recognised the possible threat that was made to the personal information of its 1.5 million Australian PlayStation [...]

Parents’ lack of cyber-knowledge can lead to identity theft

By | August 22nd, 2011|Consumer, Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release 22 August 2011 Parents who hand over control of the home computer to their children due to a [...]

Government warning about Facebook scams

By | August 18th, 2011|Identity Theft|

It was only going to be a matter of time before identity thieves would target their victims through scams on [...]