A new study by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and PRIVATE WiFi, revealed that 79% of respondents believe that using a free Wi-Fi connection can lead to identity theft.
The UK is at the greatest risk of identity fraud throughout Europe, according to new independent research.
Bogus discount card offers purportedly coming from Apple and offering to recipients to buy a AU$100 worth in store credit for the small sum of AU$9 have recently been targeting Australian Apple users: Unfortunately, it is nothing but a clever phishing attempt - the attached file is a form which the recipients are urged to fill out with information such as their names, address, date of birth, mother's maiden name, driver's license, and their credit card information (including the security code).
A husband and wife were arrested today in Ryde, New South Wales, following what was dubbed as one of the most most serious identity crime investigations undertaken by the Australian Federal Police.
Bogus emails purportedly sent by the Visa/Mastercard "Identity Theft Department" are targeting the cards' users by trying to convince them that a "security incident" has put their online banking and credit card credentials at risk.
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