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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

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CNET's guide to keeping your information private online

Between Facebook, your email and your browsing history, you're putting, and leaving, a lot of your personal information online. Here's how to get a handle on keeping it private.

By 29 January 2016

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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

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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

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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

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Google patches Password Alert after flaw exposed

Just seven lines of code were used to dupe the anti-phishing tool. Google fixed the problem, but a new flaw has apparently been revealed.

By 2 May 2015

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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

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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

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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

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Samsung Smart TV raises spying privacy fears

Get the facts behind Samsung's Smart TV voice controls, which sends what you say to third parties. Also, beware of phishing scams targeting Anthem hack victims.

By 10 February 2015