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ACCC warns businesses to beware of BEC scams

- November 27, 2018 2 MIN READ

The ACCC’s Scamwatch is warning businesses about business email compromise (BEC) scams. This year, reports to Scamwatch about these scams have grown by a third, with businesses reporting losses totalling $2.8 million – accounting for 63 per cent of all business losses reported to Scamwatch. What are BEC scams? This is when a hacker accesses a… Read more »

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ACCC says more business falling prey to scammers

- May 26, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

The ACCC’s annual Scamwatch report has found scammers have swindled close to 4.7 million from Australian businesses during 2017. The report also found an alarming 23 per cent increase in scam activity. “Scammers don’t discriminate and businesses have what scammers want: money. They’ll use a variety of cons to swindle busy workers and it can… Read more »