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What is an SSL Certificate?

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What is an SSL Certificate? In today’s digital world, online security is paramount. As more and more of our personal and financial information is exchanged online, the need for robust security measures is greater than ever. You have probably heard about SSL certificates and noticed the small padlock that appears in your internet browser when […]

“I Am Not a Robot, Are You? – reCAPTCHA

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Today, online security has become a top priority for individuals and businesses alike. As technology advances, so do the methods employed by malicious individuals and groups. To combat automated bots and protect user data, many websites implement a security measure called reCAPTCHA. But what is it, how does it work, and why is it considered […]

Scam Emails

Scam Alert

It is easy to be fooled by cybercrime scam emails, so it is important to stay vigilant online. Online scam emails, also known as phishing emails, are unfortunately a common occurrence. Scammers use various techniques to trick people into revealing sensitive information or tricking them into sending them money. Scammers are becoming increasingly savvy and […]

ATO Advice – Cyber Scams

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Online scams are an ongoing problem. A problem that is only getting worse as the scams become more sophisticated and believable. In 2021, Australians lost a record amount of over $2 billion in scams according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. This was despite the Australian government, law enforcement and the private sector disrupting […]

Invoice Scams

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CYBER SECURITY ALERT Scams have become the norm. There are new scams circulating on a regular basis and something we need to learn to live with but be more aware of what to look for so we don’t get caught out and scammed. Hackers are intercepting emails with PDF attachments, such as business invoices. What […]

Lookout for this Recent Email Scam

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Over the last couple of months, email scams from cybercriminals have been hitting us, our clients and a lot of others who have shared copies one particular scam email across online forums to seek advice. When we first saw the email, it was a little concerning due to the sensitive information quoted in the email. […]

Mobile Scams: What can you do to prevent yourself against them?

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These days, it’s so important to know who’s calling your mobile with the number of scams that seem to be targeting us. Unfortunately, scammers are getting quite clever in obtaining personal information when impersonating government agencies like Centrelink and the ATO, along with Telcos like Telstra. In September 2018 alone, Scamwatch (run by the ACCC) […]

Domain Name Registration Scams

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Back in 2012, domain renewal scams were extremely popular false billing scams which seemed to be targeting everyone who had domain names registered. One widespread scam that was occurring around 2012 was in the form of a letter (not email) from a sender called “Domain Renewal Group”. The letter looked fairly genuine as it looked […]

Conveyancing Email Scam – Advice to Keep You Safe

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Due to a recent scam that has occurred in the conveyancing industry that the ABC released an article on, we wrote a guest blog for Tuckfield Conveyancing which was published on their website here. If you’re in the process of buying or selling a property, you will be engaging with a conveyancer to aid in […]

A Guide to Password Security

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There are several explanations as to why passwords are constantly compromised. Sometimes the reason your password is compromised is that someone you know is looking to get access to your accounts and simply guess your password because they know you all too well. Other times, you may become the victim of a forced attack through […]