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  • 5 years on, Windows Event Viewer scam still operating

    A cold calling scam called Windows Event Viewer or `eventvwr’ is still targeting Australians, five years on from Computerworld Australia’s 2009 investigation.

    Written by Hamish Barwick05 Aug. 14 09:58
  • Reserve Bank scam email circulating

    The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is warning Australians not to respond to an email which claims that someone tried to access their personal bank account.

    Written by Hamish Barwick11 Nov. 13 15:12
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