Internet scam attacks on Australian taxpayers on rise

Internet scammers have stepped up their attacks on the personal details of Australian taxpayers, with the tax office reporting a 31 per cent increase in cyber security incidents.Identity fraud, fake websites, bogus text messages and “phishing” are among the most common rorts identified by the Australian Tax Office.The revelations are contained in a submission to a parliamentary inquiry into cyber crime.,24897,25972441-15306,00.html

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