Tag Archives: cybercrime

AVOIDING IDENTITY THEFT

Broadly speaking if your personal information is used to steal from you or carry out other crimes then you’re a victim of identity fraud. A common example of the crime is to steal personal information, open a credit card account … Continue reading

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CYBERCRIME IS SERIOUS IN THE UK

Britons lose more than £670m a year, from online fraud. In response to a recent survey over half those questioned said they had been a victim of online crime. This class of crime includes internet-based fraud, ID theft and hacking. … Continue reading

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CONSUMERS WARNED AS ONLINE FRAUD SOARS

  Date August 8, 2013 – 12:42PM Iain Gillespie Origional article Sydney Moring Herald IT PRo Watch out: The ACCC recently reported a 65 per cent jump in online shopping scams. Photo: iStock Imagine a huge crime wave is sweeping … Continue reading

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CYBER GANG BUSTED FOR INFECTING 11M PCS AND STEALING $US850M

Edwin Chan Published: December 12, 2012 – 1:26PM Investigators led by the FBI and aided by Facebook, have busted an international criminal ring that infected 11 million computers around the world and caused more than $US850 million ($A806m) in total … Continue reading

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