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How to use Google's Password Alert tool to thwart phishing attacks

Google created a new Chrome extension that alerts you when you enter your Google password on a non-Google site. Here's how to set it up.

By 29 April 2015


Google cracks down on Gmail phishing with spam filters

In an effort to stop spammers, the web giant rejects emails that include "highly restricted" character combinations.

By 13 August 2014


Australia Post scam email linked to Russian phishing site

A scam email, linked to a Russian phishing site, has been warning Australia Post customers that they need to pay to retrieve an uncollected parcel.

By 6 August 2014


Australians take the bait as online phishing scams increase

More Australians are getting scammed and they're losing almost $90 million a year to swindlers, with the number of people hit by phishing and identity theft cons almost doubling in a single year.

By 16 June 2014


ACCC cracks down on online payment phishing scam

The ACCC is warning Australians about a phishing scam calling for payment of bogus gas or electricity bills, as part of a crackdown on online fraud.

By 1 May 2014


Hackers transform EA Web page into Apple ID phishing scheme

One of the game maker's servers is breached -- allowing hackers to create a phony Apple log-in screen that prompts users for personal information. EA says it now has the situation under control.

By 20 March 2014


Google Apps bug exposes some users' personal info

A defect in Google's business software exposed e-mail addresses, mailing addresses and phone numbers of some users, making them potentially vulnerable to phishing schemes.

By 14 March 2015


Spot a phishing email in 2015

Has your account been compromised? Have you recently won a contest? Chances are good a hacker is trying to reel you in.

By 28 January 2014


Phishing scam piggybacks on Apple Dev Center hack

With people no doubt on edge after the hacking of Apple's Web site for developers, scammers are sending out bogus e-mails in an apparent effort to steal passwords.

By 26 July 2013


Google uncovers phishing campaign targeting Iranians

Web giant says it has identified a significant spike in phishing activity originating from within the country just days ahead of presidential elections.

By 13 June 2013