Displaying items by tag: Valentine's Day

With the romantically phished well-known for losing money and ending up heartbroken, what is the latest 2019 security advice to ensure you're not next on the hook?

Published in Home Tech

Tech-savvy daters have been alerted to watch out for romance scammers this Valentine’s Day, with the consumer watchdog, the ACCC warning that scams are increasingly happening through social media and dating apps.

Published in Security

The Australian competition watchdog has warned people to be careful about whom they "friend" on Valentine's Day as the figures show that dating and romance scammers will be stepping up activities on social media sites.

Published in Home Tech

The increasing proliferation and popularity of online dating sites has caught the attention of scammers, with users of the services running the risk of becoming victims to identity theft, phishing, webcam blackmail and a dating scam with the unlikely name of catfishing.

Published in Security
Friday, 14 February 2014 12:05

Scams of the heart: ACCC issues Valentine warning

The ACCC has issued a timely Valentine’s Day warning that looking for love and romance on the Internet cost Australians $25 million in just one year when they fell victim to scammers.

Published in Security
Thursday, 06 February 2014 15:41

Beware of snoopy Valentine apps

A security vendor has warned that along with the usual seasonal scams, a number of Valentine's Day related apps are privacy invaders.

Published in Mobility

What better Valentine's Day gift could there be for a systems administrator than a bouquet of nine long-stemmed Microsoft security patches?

Published in Security




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