Stay Smart Online is the Australian Government's online safety and security website, designed to help everyone understand the risks and the simple steps we can take to protect our personal and financial information online.
05 Nov 2014
The Attorney Generals Department released the Identity crime and Misuse in Australia Key finding from the National Identity Crime and Misuse Measurement Framework Pilot.
The report found that identity crime is one of the most common crime types in Australia, affecting between 750,000 and 900,000 Australians each year.
27 Jun 2014
Did you lock your front door today? Protecting your personal information is just as important. So do you know what you need to protect and how?
Check out the video at http://www.ato.gov.au/identitycrime and make protecting your personal information part of your day.
22 May 2014
Online fraud occurs when an individual or a business responds in some manner to an unsolicited invitation received via the internet and suffers financial or other detrimental effects as a result.
This paper explores the challenges of responding to online fraud victimisation in Australia and describes some of the specific support services that have recently emerged to support victims of this crime.
01 May 2014
Australians lost more than $93 million to scams in 2012 - but the real figure is likely to be much higher, as many scams are not reported.
Australians can get handy tips to avoid common scams by watching a fun, informative series of short videos called Stevieâ€™s Scam School, developed by Consumer Affairs Victoria.
02 Aug 2013
The percentage of Australian 8 to 9 year olds who rate the internet as ‘very important’ in their lives has doubled since 2009, according to research released today by the ACMA. The Like, Post, Share: Young Australians’ experience of social media research report was launched today at the 2013 Cybersafety Summit.
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