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Clueless companies create cybercrime risk for customers

The email looked authentic: a virus-protection software provider said my subscription was overdue and about to expire; there had been a credit-card billing problem.

  • Tony Featherstone
  • Brisbane Times

I knew that my subscription was due about then, so clicked on a payment link.

Yal 4dThankfully, some loose grammar in the email caught my attention and aroused suspicion that it was a phishing site designed to steal personal information.

Crisis averted.

Later that day, a friend complained about a phone scam doing the rounds.

The scammer asks if you…

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