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Scams - always be alert

Just a reminder that there are many scammers out there that use a variety of tricks to attempt to steal your identity and ultimately your money.
If you get an email or even an SMS that purports to be from Apple or others, do not click on any link.

In Australia, you can check out
https://www.scamwatch.gov.au which provides information on the latest (and old) scams.
You can report scams at:
https://www.scamwatch.gov.au/report-a-scam

SMS Examples:

AppleID Scam

Another one:

NAB Scam


For Apple security information visit:
https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT201679

Email Example:
You may also get an email that claims to be a bill from Optus which has a zip file attached.
e.g.
Customer: 061370525
Reference: 780889555
Transaction ID: qnPbAjLdwyxKztBhfAmbOj-659787343
Total: $429.07 AUD
Due Date: 28/01/2020

Government Scamwatch Site

The federal government hosts a site that tracks the latest scams that seek to part you from your money by gaining access to your computer and bank account. Read Moreā€¦

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