For important updates on issues effecting the Do Not Call Register.
The ACMA is reminding consumers to raise their guard as the new financial year is a prime time for tax related scams.
We are warning consumers to be wary of calls offering compensation following a recent Do Not Call Register court case.
The Computer Virus scam is one of the biggest phone scams of recent times—both in Australia and globally.
Travelling for schoolies this week? Don’t bring BILL SHOCK home with you! Be aware of extra charges you might rack up away from home—increased data downloads, extra phone calls to the parents or roaming charges if you’re overseas. Check out our tips for managing your mobile usage— http://www.acma.gov.au/theACMA/engage-blogs/engage-blogs/Telco/Managing-your-mobile-usage
SCAM ALERT! ‘Qantas’ Dial One scam is back! This week the ACMA received dozens of reports from people on the Do Not Call Register about automated calls, supposedly from Qantas, claiming they have won $999 worth of free flights. All they have to do to claim this generous and unexpected prize is ‘Press 1’ and then hand over their credit card details! The ACMA is reminding people to be wary of these type of scam calls. If you get one, don’t ‘dial’ or ‘Press 1’ – HANG UP! More info about ‘dial 1’ scams: http://www.acma.gov.au/Citizen/Stay-protected/My-online-world/Spam/consumer-alert-scammers-posing-as-qantas-and-virgin-australia
Want to avoid bill shock on your iPhone and iPad? If you’ve updated to iOS 9, be informed about a new feature—Wi-Fi Assist. Our latest blog explains this function and how it can result in bill shock. http://www.acma.gov.au/theACMA/engage-blogs/engage-blogs/Telco/Apples-latest-WiFi-Assist-feature?utm_source=s0cial&utm_medium=blog&utm_campaign=wifiassist
RT @Scamwatch_gov: ACMA warns of sophisticated Qantas phone scam using prerecorded messages https://t.co/WKn9xNCYCh
ACMA: leadership & collaboration keys to developing “strong cybersecurity culture”, AISI example of this approach https://t.co/Ovro3KUw3e