A scam email was enough to bring down Australia's national broadcaster, with ABC News 24's Sydney studios being compromised by a "crypto-ransomware attack".
Telstra says it has seen a huge increase in telephone scams involving imposter employees tricking customers into disclosing their information.
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.
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.
Does that apartment or vacation rental seem too good to be true? Do some snooping with Google’s reverse image search tool to find out.
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.
Before it was flagged and removed, one of the most successful apps on Google Play for over a week was an "antivirus" app that did nothing other than change an image.
Among the recent targets of Web criminals are students, renters, and romance-seekers; everyone is at risk though, so keep your defenses up, up, up.
The ACCC has warned Australians not to give their personal details out over the internet as the incidence of romance scams rises.
Despite the feedback system and safety net of PayPal, scams can still go down on eBay. Craig Simms dodges the bullet and so can you.