What are spear and whale phishing emails? – This is a new term, so we did some investigation and found out that spear and whale phishing are emails that explicitly target large businesses or senior executives with the hope...
Bush Fire Scams – The latest scam flowing through social media is connected to the bush fires. If you are considering donating to bushfire appeals, please make sure that the appeal or its organisers are legitimate, this will...
Lottery and competition scams – You have received an email that states you have won some money, don’t be enticed by this so-called win, there is only one person getting a windfall here and that’s the scammer. Let’s have a...
What is ATM skimming? ATM skimming is when a person copies your account details from the magnetic strip on your credit or debit card, this is done without you even suspecting that something is happening. Card skimming can also...
New Scams are appearing on a daily basis. One of the latest to surface comes from an email address in Vietnam. The subject line of the email has the following information: Clearing House Electronic Subregister System Transaction Dispute X...