The best way to beat cyber threats is to practice good cyber security and know what to look for
Cyber security attacks are devastating for victims.
Get to know some of the common threats reported to us, so you will know what to do if it happens to you.
Protecting against cyber threats
Learn about common cyber threats and what to do if you're faced with them. There are five simple steps you can take to stay secure.
Make sure you know what to look for:
The average household owns 17 devices that connect to the internet.
Devices make life easier but open more ways for cyber criminals to attack. Know what to look for and how to secure them. Visit protecting your family to learn more.
On the go
In your business
A cyber security incident that impacts a small business can be devastating.
Learn what to look for to secure your business. For more guidance, look at our small business cyber security guide.
Common cyber security threats
Know what to look for to stay in control of your devices and applications
Types of scams
Learn how to identify many different types of scams
Phishing emails and texts
Emails containing malware pretending to be from trusted parties
Malware is software that cybercriminals use to harm your computer system or network. Types of malware include Trojans, viruses and worms.
Identity theft is when a cybercriminal gains access to your personal information to steal money or gain other benefits.
A type of malicious software (malware) that can infect your devices
Know what to look for and how to shop securely online
Business email compromise
A type of software that grants hackers remote access to your devices
Personal information can be shared with or accessed by unauthorised people
Learn how QR codes can be used to steal your information.