Despite being amongst the most tech-savvy of Australian, new data from the ACCC has found Gen Z and millennials are far more likely to fall victim to cyberscams than any other generation. In 2019 this group lost over $5million to scammers and in 2020 have already lost a reported $4.6 million to con artists. The… Read more »
Aussies love a holiday, but a lax approach to security when using public Wi-Fi could allow cybercriminals to ruin a relaxing time, writes Mark Gorrie Norton Lifelock ANZ security specialist. Nothing ruins a good holiday like having cybercriminals compromise your identity or finances, yet Australians are letting their online security discipline slide when travelling overseas,… Read more »
With millions of Australians expected to take part in Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, cybersecurity expert Mark Gorrie warns it’s a case of buyer beware, particularly if you are making purchases on public wifi. Gorrie says checking financial details and entering banking information on unsecured networks makes it incredibly easy for a cybercriminal to… Read more »
Off the back of the results of their recent cybersecurity survey, which revealed twenty per cent of Australians would be targeted by cybercriminals this tax time, Norton LifeLock’s ANZ Security Expert Mark Gorrie’s delivers his top tips to protect Australians and businesses during EOFY 2019. Be cautious of Australian Taxation Office (ATO) impersonation scams Remember,… Read more »
A survey by leading cyber security platform Norton LifeLock has revealed while Australians are aware of the increase in cybercrime at this time of year, two in five will fall victim to a cybercriminal impersonating an organisation such as the Australian Tax Office.
With the end of the financial year beckoning, it’s time to start thinking about lodging your return. Thanks to the adoption of cloud accounting solutions and online processing, it is easier than ever to lodge your tax. Whilst this is great news for individuals and small business, tax time is also fraught with fraud as… Read more »