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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 Australians to be on the lookout for a new telemarketing scam where scammers send text messages to advise consumers they have won ‘third prize’ in a bogus prize draw.

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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