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How to avoid fake invoice scams 

Cybercriminals are targeting businesses with a new scam that uses fake invoices to trick the business into paying money to the scammer. The invoices...

Three ways scammers will try to prey on your brand – and how to avoid being outsmarted

As 2017 rolls on, cyberattackers will continue to exploit and severely damage Australian businesses by targeting their people, brands, and customers. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers...

Prove you’re not a sitting duck for hackers

The Internet has affected how we learn, work and live. It is inseparable from almost everything we do nowadays. Businesses, even small ones, now...

SMEs vulnerable to sophisticated email scam

Business Email Compromise (BEC), also known as CEO Fraud, is the malicious scheme costing the business world billions of dollars. While the perpetrators tend...

Facebook scam capitalises on thirst for salacious videos

A scam that promises naked videos of users’ Facebook friends has already hit more than 2,000 people, including many from Australia.

LinkedIn scam targets bilinguals with pretty face

In a classic example of an offer sounding too good to be true, and just that little bit too easy – a spate of LinkedIn scams reinforces that users can't let their guard down.

The business of exploiting people’s insecurities

From diet pills to penis enlargement pumps, fraudulent products are rife in the online market. Con artists are increasingly taking advantage of people's body image insecurities for financial gain, but who's to blame?

Yellow Pages ads abandoned by tradesmen as they go online to reach customers

Yellow Pages ads were once the mainstay of advertising for local tradesmen, however tradesmen are moving their advertising spend online, with new research showing consumers increasingly switching to the internet to locate local tradesmen, rather than the Yellow Pages.

PayPal scam email targets Australian small businesses

Paypal scam emails are doing the rounds of Australian small businesses with scammers seeking to gain your PayPal login details to take money from the PayPal account you use for business.

Fake Yellow Pages scammers in court after ripping off small businesses

Two companies face court action after they allegedly misled Australian businesses into thinking they were dealing with Sensis Pty Ltd's Yellow Pages.

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Australia facing its worst economic contraction in history

The ABS confirmed Australia’s first recession since 1990 after recording two consecutive quarters of economic decline. After being hammered by the pandemic, bushfires and drought,...

Let’s Talk: Investing to Succeed

Figuring out where to best invest your time and money is a difficult task. As businesses scale, leaders’ daily tasks become more and more...

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment offered to Victorian workers living in NSW or SA

People who live in New South Wales and South Australia but work in Victoria are now eligible for a $1,500 Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment...

Afterpay doubles revenue and partners with Worldpay to go global

Despite the global economic slow-down, the shift to online spending and move from traditional forms of credit have boosted Afterpay’s position domestically and internationally. Afterpay...