Spam SEO/Google rankings emails

Beware of spam SEO/Google rankings emails that don’t come from legitimate businesses. In these unsolicited emails the person/company offers to improve your Google business ranking. Yet they don’t list a legitimate business name. But you have to ask yourself if they are so good at improving Google rankings, why aren’t they even listed on Google! […]

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ATO Phone Call/Email Scam

Beware about phone scams both landline and mobile phone, where people call you claiming that they are from ATO (Australian Taxation Office) asking for your personal details. Some of the ways to spot a potential ATO scam call are: refuse to allow you to speak with a trusted advisor or your regular tax agent is […]

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How to prevent being scammed by a missed call

How to prevent a missed phone call scam

How the scam operates One of the latest scams that is occurring is a missed phone call scam. Australians are receiving missed calls from international or 19/1900 numbers. The incoming call just rings once and then suddenly stops. Unknown to the missed call recipient, the call comes from a premium phone number. If this call […]

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How to spot a Fake Email

It is important to be able to spot the difference between a fake email and a genuine email.¬†Fake emails may be trying to direct you to an infectious website, trick you into providing personal information or contain attachments that can infect your device. One sign of a fake email is the way an email is […]

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Beware of Fake Android Applications

Security researchers have discovered fake Android applications on various internet websites. One such application is a fake Uber. It appears genuine by connecting to the real Uber application. The customer usernames and passwords that is typed in to the fake application is at a risk of being stolen. As a result, the best way for […]

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Remote Access Scams

Some scammers ring up out of the blue claiming that they are from Microsoft, Telstra, NBN etc. They state that they want to remotely connect to your computer to ‘remove’ a virus. If you encounter this, just hang up. If you are concerned, phone the company on their publicly listed customer service number. More information […]

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