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  • 'Mind-blowingly awesome' Telstra phishing scam detected

    ​A sophisticated phishing email purporting to be from Telstra has been identified by MailGuard. "It's just mind-blowingly awesome," the security vendor's CEO Craig McDonald said on Monday.

    Written by George Nott05 July 16 13:13
  • BigPond email scam emerges

    A BigPond email scam has been flagged after a security professional received an email addressed to 'Dear BigPond User' which contained malicious links.

    Written by Hamish Barwick08 May 13 15:10
  • Westpac email scam detected

    Westpac Banking Corporation has warned customers about a new hoax email and website doing the rounds.

    Written by Hamish Barwick26 March 13 13:24
  • Jetstar customers targeted with fake emails

    Customers who receive a flight itinerary email from Jetstar containing PDF attachments have been advised to delete the email straight away.

    Written by Hamish Barwick21 Jan. 13 15:08
  • Qantas email scam plays on human vulnerabilities: IDC

    A Qantas email scam, which contains malware, shows that humans are still the “most vulnerable vector” for cyber criminals to target, according to a security analyst.

    Written by Hamish Barwick11 Dec. 12 13:54
  • Online Security Basics for Small Business Websites

    Everyone on the Web is a target for scams, malware, piracy and a host of other online security dangers. Small business owners are no exception. These tips will help you protect your website, your assets and your information.

    Written by Nathan Segal04 Dec. 12 14:00