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 [...]

‘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 [...]

Google Chrome doesn’t secure stored passwords

By | August 20th, 2013|Identity Theft|

Stay Smart Online (SSO) has issued an urgent warning to Google Chrome users who save their passwords to their browser. [...]

Phishing email alert

By | July 23rd, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Identity Theft|

Stay Smart Online recently issued an alert about a number of new phishing emails carrying malware which have been identified [...]

Gamers: cheating could cost you your credit rating

By | June 6th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

If you or someone in your family is a gamer, then you would be familiar with hacks. Hacks and cheats [...]

Westpac customers warned: don’t be fooled by scam emails

By | May 30th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

BE CAUTIOUS WITH EMAILS FROM BANKS –EVEN YOURS. You may have received a “Security Upgrade” email from Westpac recently. If [...]

Fraudsters cashing in on public fear over password security

By | May 14th, 2013|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Australians are warned to be aware of a scam which is targeting public uncertainty following publicised hacking events or data [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Cyber security is about protecting your credit rating.

By | June 12th, 2012|Identity Theft|

MyCRA is proud to be a partner for Cyber Security Awareness Week 2012, running this week from 12 to 15 [...]

Australia’s medical records vulnerable to identity theft

By | March 12th, 2012|Identity Theft|

Australia’s medical records are proposed to go online, in the form of personally controlled e-health records (PCEHR). But there has [...]

Top 25 worst internet passwords 2011 – is yours on the list?

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

Here is the list you need to read - the top 25 worst internet passwords for 2011. That’s the 25 [...]

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, [...]

Global cybercrime study reveals cost at $114 billion a year

By | September 12th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

A worldwide study has calculated the cost of global cybercrime at $114 billion annually. The Norton Cybercrime Report 2011 surveyed [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Online identity fraud numbers doubled in four years

By | August 1st, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

The Sydney Morning Herald recently reported one in 10 Australians who use the internet have lost money to online identity [...]