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The ACCC is warning the community that scammers are pretending to be from NBN to con victims out of their money and personal information.

The ACCC is warning people to stay alert to ‘phishing’ scammers pretending to be from well-known businesses and government departments trying to con unsuspecting victims out of their personal information and money.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning people to watch out for dodgy internet pop-up windows claiming there are viruses or other seemingly nasty tech problems affecting their computer.

Scamwatch is warning consumers to be wary of bogus security software or 'scareware'.

SCAMwatch is warning Facebook subscribers about a hoax email they may receive under the guise of a password reset email.

… an email allegedly from the Australian Federal Police (AFP). The email looks real—it displays the AFP logo and provides contact details for an AFP officer—but the AFP has advised SCAMwatch that it did not …

SCAMwatch is warning consumers to be wary of spam emails that link to viruses and spyware embedded in songs, videos and pictures of celebrities.

SCAMwatch is warning consumers about a fake Australian Federal Police email that claims your credit card has been used in transactions related to criminal organisations.

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