Tax: Be careful with that big return, it could be a costly scam

Updated

August 11, 2017 07:33:53

Online criminals after a big slice of Australia's tax returnVideo: Online criminals after a big slice of Australia’s tax return

(The Business)

Six weeks ago, companies in 64 countries ground to a halt — their computers frozen by brazen hackers demanding a ransom to get them going again.

It was just one of many attacks, and cyber security expert Craig McDonald says Australia is experiencing an explosion in cyber-crime.

“For the past 24 months we’ve seen a rise in cyber crime here in Australia of about 300 per cent,

Read more at: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-11/new-cyber-scams-worry-ato/8795520

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