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Telco First cops another fine for spamming

Telco First cops another fine for spamming

Marketer pays $79,800 for more than 65,000 illegal texts.
Mar 10 2021 6:42AM
Kogan fined $310,800 for marketing spam

Kogan fined $310,800 for marketing spam

Made recipients set up an account in order to unsubscribe.
Jan 20 2021 6:55AM
Tyro agrees to independent review after sending 150,000 spam messages

Tyro agrees to independent review after sending 150,000 spam messages

Breached Spam Act.
Dec 18 2020 12:38PM
ACT Education blocks student Gmail access after spam email storm

ACT Education blocks student Gmail access after spam email storm

Education directorate confirms "incident".
Aug 14 2020 5:05PM
Woolworths pays record $1m fine for spamming customers

Woolworths pays record $1m fine for spamming customers

Sent 5 million emails despite unsubscribe attempts.
Jul 2 2020 6:49AM
'Necurs' spam and malware botnet disrupted by Microsoft

'Necurs' spam and malware botnet disrupted by Microsoft

Prolific Russian digital criminals lose control over their infrastructure.
Mar 11 2020 12:31PM
Spam Act changes back before parliament

Spam Act changes back before parliament

Adding opt-outs for charity, political spam.
Jul 23 2019 6:41AM
Hack spam sent via Australian hazard alert service

Hack spam sent via Australian hazard alert service

Compromised login credentials used to gain access.
Jan 7 2019 1:36PM
ACMA unveils Scam Technology Project to blitz cold callers

ACMA unveils Scam Technology Project to blitz cold callers

Regulatory skunk works.
Dec 4 2018 7:00AM
When an IT manager falls victim to a phish

When an IT manager falls victim to a phish

Spam mail sent out to suppliers.
Mar 20 2018 11:30AM
TPG fined by ACMA for spamming

TPG fined by ACMA for spamming

Unsubscribe should mean unsubscribe.
Nov 3 2017 6:37AM
University loses $11.9m in phishing attack

University loses $11.9m in phishing attack

In one of the biggest ever heists.
Sep 1 2017 6:59AM
Massive spambot captures 711 million email addresses

Massive spambot captures 711 million email addresses

Largest-ever data dump.
Aug 30 2017 10:30AM
US charges Russian with operating Kelihos spam botnet

US charges Russian with operating Kelihos spam botnet

Seeking his extradition.
Apr 24 2017 6:05AM
WhatsApp could let companies message you, for a fee

WhatsApp could let companies message you, for a fee

Commercialising 1 billion users.
Mar 9 2017 11:15AM
Spammers leak 1.4bn email accounts mapped to real names

Spammers leak 1.4bn email accounts mapped to real names

Massive operation exposed.
Mar 7 2017 6:26AM
Phishers go after Red Cross data breach victims

Phishers go after Red Cross data breach victims

Texts ask users to click on links.
Nov 2 2016 4:16PM
Qld premier's top bureaucrat hit by spam attack

Qld premier's top bureaucrat hit by spam attack

Police, feds called in to investigate malicious emails.
Aug 5 2016 11:20AM
Verizon accused of ignoring spammers' IP address theft

Verizon accused of ignoring spammers' IP address theft

More than four million addresses hijacked.
Jan 14 2016 6:47AM
ShadowServer handed ACMA's spam intel database

ShadowServer handed ACMA's spam intel database

Researchers move into spam fighting.
Dec 18 2013 10:36AM

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