Below is a list of information sources on online security.
Reporting Internet scams and spam
- Australia - ACCC, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, 1300 302 502
- International e-commerce complaints - econsumer.gov
Further information on Internet scams and spam can be obtained at the following websites:
- ACCC Scamwatch
- ACCC Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, 1300 302 502
- Australian Communications & Media Authority
To find out more about computer viruses and to take advantage of a free antivirus software trial visit the Internet Industry Association National AntiVirus Initiative www.iia.net.au/novirus
Major antivirus software providers include:
Information on 'spyware' detection tools can be found at:
Information about firewalls can be found at:
Information about computer protection can be found at:
For further tips on Internet Security and hoax emails, please visit Money Smart - the consumer section of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).