12:45PM | Friday, 16 December 2011 | The Australian Payments Clearing Association has issued fraud protection guidelines for merchants, after revealing total payments fraud increased to 12.2 cents in every $1,000 transacted over the year.
8:52PM | Wednesday, 31 August 2011 | Following on from my suggestion that entrepreneurs perform some spot checks on their financial processes, a report on fraud from KPMG has landed on my desk.
7:02PM | Thursday, 7 July 2011 | Small business owners are being urged to educate staff about fraud issues in the new financial year, with research revealing some states are more vulnerable to fraud than others.
6:32PM | Thursday, 23 June 2011 | 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.
6:12PM | Wednesday, 22 June 2011 | Internet security software company AVG has unveiled the latest threats to internet users in a new report, with new forms of malware and Mac attacks among the growing list of dangers.
3:56PM | Monday, 7 March 2011 | A new report reveals scam-related reports more than doubled from 2009 to 2010, with online scams soaring.
2:42PM | Monday, 21 February 2011 | EFTPOS Australia Payments, or EPAL, is introducing a sliding scale of fees for point-of-sale transactions as an incentive for merchants to accept EFTPOS for low-value transactions.
2:30PM | Friday, 11 February 2011 | Small business owners are being urged to minimise the risk of staff theft after a new survey found 43% of small business employees admit they or their colleagues provide discounts or freebies to friends and family.
12:04PM | Wednesday, 8 December 2010 | New figures show Eftpos fraud has almost tripled in the last financial year due to skimming and electronic forgery.
12:11AM | Wednesday, 8 December 2010 | The magnetic stripe ATM card could be under threat following new figures that show a near-threefold increase in debit card fraud in the last financial year.