What’s happened? Scammers have set up a clone of the myGov website to trick you into sharing your login and bank account details. The scam starts with a phishing email that looks like it is from Medicare, asking you to update your Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) details, so you can start receiving … [Read more...] about Medicare Email Scam Alert
This article is brought to you by Steadfast. Many SME owners believe that they don’t have to worry too much about cyber crime. After all, why would Internet villains bother with small fry when they could go after heavy hitters such as Yahoo, eBay or Uber? Unfortunately, cyber criminals take an … [Read more...] about Why your business needs cyber insurance
Cybercrime and its potential impact on business operations is well understood today with reports about data breaches, malware attacks and email scams of all kinds making the the news almost daily. Businesses with websites, and that’s just about every business, hold data and information about … [Read more...] about Mandatory data breach notification scheme
Ransomware is a type of malicious software that makes your computer or its files unusable and demands a fee for access. But paying a ransom is no guarantee you will regain access to your files, and it could make you vulnerable to further attacks. … [Read more...] about What is Ransomware?
Australia will have a mandatory data breach notification scheme in place within the year after several aborted attempts, following the passage of legislation through the senate today. The Labor and Liberal parties today united to pass the government's Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) … [Read more...] about Australia finally has mandatory data breach notification
Australian Government My Guide helps minimise your personal online security risk: Alert Priority Moderate
An increase in online scams and frauds reported to authorities in the leadup to Christmas has reinforced the importance of safe online security practices. The Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) received 2,608 reports of online scams and fraud from 1 December to 21 December … [Read more...] about Australian Government My Guide helps minimise your personal online security risk: Alert Priority Moderate
What Are They and How Do I Deal With Them? CryptoLocker and CryptoWall are examples of ransomware, a trojan than locks up your files and threatens to destroy the key unless you pay a ransom to enable the files to be unlocked again. You are given only a limited time to hand over the ransom fee, … [Read more...] about Would your business stand up to a Ransom attack?