Lloyd Borrett


Micro firms warned of end-of-financial-year scams

7:53AM | Friday, 1 July

Entrepreneurs are being urged to keep their guards up to avoid invoice and billing scams, as fraudsters use the end of the financial year to target unsuspecting small firms.

Social media surge fuelling credit card scams: Report

6:39AM | Thursday, 23 June

New figures reveal online credit card scams are increasing, with social media attributed partial blame, but the Australian Bankers Association insists fraud rates are still low.

Dell data breach prompts cyber crime warning

4:33AM | Friday, 8 April

An IT security expert says that small businesses need to be aware of five key areas to protect their data, following the revelation that hackers stole the personal information of thousands of Dell customers.

Small firms warned of smart phone security threat

3:17AM | Friday, 25 March

An IT security expert is urging small businesses to adopt data encryption software to safeguard against major smart phone security risks including data loss and theft.

Internet Explorer users warned over hijack threat

2:12AM | Wednesday, 2 February

Internet Explorer users are at risk of a vulnerability that could allow hackers to hijack computers, according to software giant Microsoft.

Small firms warned about Christmas social media slip-ups

12:15AM | Thursday, 16 December

Small businesses should review their workplace policy in the lead-up to Christmas in order to minimise the risks associated with social media, according to a security expert.