Tag Archives: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

PORN CLIENTS DECEIVED IN DIGITAL BLACKMAIL

– Hundreds of Australians accessing pornography online have been caught – some quite literally – with their pants down by cyber criminals who fraudulently claim to be members of the Australian Federal Police. Using viruses known as ransomware, foreign gangs … Continue reading

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MORE POWERS, FEWER RIGHTS – Tuesday February 26 2013

– They can compel you to hand over evidence. You can be forced to answer questions in secret hearings and then prohibited from telling anyone about it. You may not be a suspect, but if you fail to comply you … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIAN ‘ROBIN HOOD BANDIT’ ALLEGED TO HAVE STOLEN A MILLION – Sunday February 17 2013

– A Melbourne man dubbed the “Robin Hood Bandit” for his exploits in the US, is alleged to have stolen more than $1 million from about 20 Melbourne investors in an elaborate property scam. Corey Allan Donaldson, 39, a self-help … Continue reading

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HACKERS DRAW RANSOM IN CYBER STINGS – Sunday December 23 2012

– Australian companies are being held to ransom by eastern European crime gangs that hijack their victims’ computers and demand thousands of dollars to enable them to be used again. High-profile bookmaker Tom Waterhouse is believed to have been targeted … Continue reading

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