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ACCC, ASIC trials website takedowns for phishing, crypto scams

ACCC, ASIC trials website takedowns for phishing, crypto scams

Dozens of sites removed in first three weeks.
Jul 20 2022 11:48AM
SMS scam-fighting rules come into force

SMS scam-fighting rules come into force

Carriers to start blocking text spam.
Jul 12 2022 11:54AM
Australian businesses lose $227 million to BEC-like scams

Australian businesses lose $227 million to BEC-like scams

As total scam losses top $2 billion.
Jul 4 2022 11:52AM
Australia, New Zealand join forces to battle spam

Australia, New Zealand join forces to battle spam

ACMA, Department of Internal Affairs sign info-sharing MoU.
Jun 8 2022 12:18PM
Westpac to automatically block scam purchases

Westpac to automatically block scam purchases

Customers back away when warned.
Apr 11 2022 11:52AM
ACMA clamps down on SIM-swap frauds

ACMA clamps down on SIM-swap frauds

Stronger ID required.
Apr 8 2022 12:01AM
Telstra now blocking scam texts in the network

Telstra now blocking scam texts in the network

Malware like Flubot gets the flick.
Apr 7 2022 10:42AM
ASIC moves to shut some recourse avenues for scam victims

ASIC moves to shut some recourse avenues for scam victims

Against the wishes of consumer groups.
Mar 7 2022 12:49PM
Australians lose $211 million to scammers

Australians lose $211 million to scammers

As phone-based scams spike.
Sep 27 2021 12:13PM
Remote access scammers take $7.2m from Aussies

Remote access scammers take $7.2m from Aussies

In the first half of 2021.
Jul 12 2021 4:09PM
Cann Group recovers $1.2m in stolen funds after cyber fraud

Cann Group recovers $1.2m in stolen funds after cyber fraud

Lost $3.6m in February.
Jul 9 2021 5:17PM
Telstra comes down harder on suspected scam calls

Telstra comes down harder on suspected scam calls

Doubles number blocked per month to 'around 13 million'.
Jun 15 2021 12:49PM
Aussie banks act as customers lose $400k to 'Hope Business' app scam

Aussie banks act as customers lose $400k to 'Hope Business' app scam

Consumers targeted by fake 'wealth creation' app.
Jun 9 2021 6:38AM
ACMA, US FCC partner to fight cross-border robocalls

ACMA, US FCC partner to fight cross-border robocalls

New agreement to share intelligence, assist investigations.
Jun 4 2021 11:06AM
ASIC sees "significant number" of cryptocurrency scam concerns

ASIC sees "significant number" of cryptocurrency scam concerns

Calls for industry assistance to help sharpen regulation.
Apr 23 2021 6:55AM
Scammers abuse app store subscriptions to rake in millions

Scammers abuse app store subscriptions to rake in millions

Watch out for costly 'fleeceware'.
Mar 25 2021 7:36AM
Telstra stands up automated platform to block scam calls

Telstra stands up automated platform to block scam calls

'No mean feat', says CEO Andrew Penn.
Feb 16 2021 12:20PM
BOQ tries to pin BEC blame on a branch manager

BOQ tries to pin BEC blame on a branch manager

Loses unfair dismissal case.
Feb 3 2021 7:07AM
Two arrested over large-scale SMS phishing scam

Two arrested over large-scale SMS phishing scam

Thousands of Aussies allegedly targeted.
Sep 24 2020 11:35AM
Australia's most impersonated government agencies

Australia's most impersonated government agencies

As ranked by the ACCC.
Jul 21 2020 11:13AM

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