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Bomb threats

Bomb threat email scam targeting Australians

Dec 14, 2018 - The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) is aware of bomb threat emails being received by Australians. The emails claim an explosive device has been hidden in the recipient’s premises, and will be detonated unless a ransom is paid in bitcoin. If you receive this email: Do not respond or contact the sender Do not pay the ransom Ring your local police service. The ACSC believes this to be a scam, however as a…