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  • Blog Post: Be wary of scammers

    This week Channel Nine’s A Current Affair (ACA) broadcast a story that centres on a particularly virulent phone scam that has been exploiting consumer trust in high profile brands – including Microsoft – to cheat individuals out of hundreds of dollars. More information on the scam can...
  • Blog Post: Scams beware

    Stuart Strathdee, Chief Security Advisor for Microsoft Australia, discusses the technology scam targeting Australian residents. The scammers are ringing up consumers pretending to be from Microsoft, saying incorrectly there is a virus in their computer that they allege they can fix. Our advice continues...
  • Blog Post: National Consumer Fraud Week

    Next week, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce (ACFT) launch National Consumer Fraud Week. This year the theme is Scams: It’s Personal and Microsoft Australia are proud to support the initiative. This time last year, I wrote about...
  • Blog Post: Keeping Safe Online this Festive Season

    Earlier this month the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy launched their Cyber Security Festive Season Awareness Initiative , which Microsoft is proud to be supporting. With the holidays just around the corner it is important that people are taking measures to keep themselves...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft issues warning on phone scam

    Microsoft issues warning on phone scam from Sassoon G on Vimeo . Microsoft today warned Australians to be wary of a phone scam that has left some victims hundreds of dollars out of pocket. Scammers are using several well-known brands, including Microsoft, to fool people into...
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