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  • ATO: It's prime time for scams

    It’s prime time for scams warns the Australian Taxation Office, as it notes an annual spike in the number of email and phone scams reported around tax time.

  • ​Windows 10 scam doing the rounds: Scamwatch

    Scammers have sent emails to Australian users claiming they can fast track a free upgrade to Windows 10 if the user follows a link and downloads an install program, according to Scamwatch.

  • NBN scammers doing the rounds warns SCAMwatch

    As the NBN rollout continues around Australia, scammers are taking advantage of the situation by contacting consumers and claiming that they need bank account details in order to get services over the NBN.