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Scams and fraud

Valentine’s Day season sees rise in romance scams

CBA reminds customers to ‘Stop. Check. Reject.’ as a growing number of unsuspecting Aussies are being tricked into sending money to fake admirers.
13 February 2024
Scams and fraud

New scam intelligence sharing helps CBA and Vodafone combat SMS scams

Vodafone and CBA are now sharing SMS scams intelligence in near real-time to help disrupt, detect and proactively block fraudulent payments, as par...
6 December 2023
Scams and fraud

Season 2 of Anatomy of a Scam podcast to focus on cutting-edge technology used by cybercriminals

Voice cloning, deep fakes and AI are among the new cutting-edge technologies being used by scammers explored in the second season of Anatomy of a S...
28 November 2023
Business

CBA rolls out NameCheck availability to leading industry names

Bendigo Bank and Satori are piloting CBA’s industry leading NameCheck technology to help combat scams and mistaken payments.
27 November 2023
Scams and fraud

CBA welcomes new Scam-Safe Accord to disrupt, detect and respond to scams

Commonwealth Bank of Australia supports new anti-scam measures from Australian Banking Association, announced today.
24 November 2023
Scams and fraud

CBA extends scam disruption technologies as part of ‘whole-of-ecosystem' national approach

CBA collaborates with Telstra to switch on ‘Scam Indicator’ nationally and will extend ‘NameCheck’ technology to other organisations who process pa...
26 October 2023
Scams and fraud

CBA leverages AI to combat cybercrime with exponential increase in online activity

CBA’s cyber security experts working with AI to monitor billions of online activities every day.
17 October 2023
Scams and fraud

Research shows Australians are more scam-aware than 12 months ago as losses fall

Over the last year CommBank protected customers from more than $228 million scam attempts through its prevention and detection program.
25 September 2023
Small business

A brigade of cyber wardens set to transform small business cybersecurity landscape

The ultimate line of defence against cyber criminals is about to march in, and they mean business.
1 August 2023
Scams and fraud

Research shows one in four Aussies have been exposed to EOFY scams

CommBank urges customers to stay alert to scammers taking advantage of end of financial year with tax scams.
5 July 2023
Customers

CBA welcomes new National Anti-Scam Centre's first fusion cell

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has welcomed the investment scam fusion cell to combat the growing problem of investment scams, announced today.
3 July 2023
Scams and fraud

CBA targets scams with new holds, declines and limits on payments to cryptocurrency exchanges

Protecting customers as scammers exploit the rising popularity of cryptocurrency purchases
8 June 2023
Business

CBA steps up national battle against scams

Industry-leading NameCheck anti-fraud technology to be offered to government, financial services firms as CommBiz customers get use of new service ...
30 May 2023
Economy

‘Whole-of-ecosystem’ approach needed to tackle scams

In conversation at the Australian Financial Review Banking Summit, CommBank CEO Matt Comyn spoke about how protecting customers is a top priority f...
29 March 2023
Scams and fraud

CBA and Telstra join forces to protect customers from phone scams

Proof-of-concept of ‘Scam Indicator’ shows the potential to double the success rate of phone scam detection and prevention for joint customers and ...
27 March 2023
Digital

With higher digital engagement than ever, CommBank works to keep customers safe online

The bank is continuing its strategy to deliver global best digital experiences and technology.
15 February 2023
Customers

Don’t fall for a scammer this Valentine’s Day

A growing number of Aussies are being tricked into sending money to fake admirers.
14 February 2023
Customers

New scam detection, prevention and education initiatives to keep more customers safe

CBA is the first Australian bank to provide account “NameCheck” on its digital banking platforms, as new “CallerCheck” feature is launched to verif...
2 February 2023
Customers

Don't let scammers ruin your Christmas: The top 5 scams to watch out for over the holidays

CBA is warning Australians to stay vigilant this festive season with scammers preying on people’s emotions, generosity, and vulnerability at this t...
21 December 2022
Customers

New podcast dissects the Anatomy of a Scam — and how to protect yourself

"Education is the key to preventing scams,” explains journalist Deborah Knight in Commonwealth Bank and Nine Entertainment’s new eight-part podcast...
9 November 2022
Customers

‘It can happen to anyone’: What this CBA employee learned from falling victim to a relationship scam

This Scams Awareness Week, a woman who lost thousands of dollars to a scammer shares her one piece of advice to prevent others from making the same...
7 November 2022
Technology

This Cyber Security Awareness month, simple advice keeps small businesses safe online

Developed by the Australian Cyber Security Centre and supported by Commonwealth Bank, the Small Business Cyber Security Guide is an easy-to-follow,...
28 October 2022
Business

New cyber safety initiative to upskill small businesses

CBA is teaming up with Telstra and leading small business advocacy body, COSBOA, to tackle one of the greatest risks facing the country’s 2.3 milli...
17 October 2022
CommBank app

Research shows the average Australian receives over 250 scam attempts a year

CommBank launches a national ‘CommBank Safe’ campaign to help prevent and protect Australians from scams and fraud.
14 October 2022
CommBank app

Protecting yourself from identity fraud

With the topic of identity fraud top of mind for many Australians, CommBank’s General Manager of Group Fraud Management lays out the simple steps p...
5 October 2022
Artificial intelligence

CBA introduces leading AI technology to protect more customers from scams

CBA to significantly increase resources and expand technology to tackle this disturbing issue.
4 July 2022

Anatomy of a Scam

A podcast exploring how to recognise and prevent scams, hosted by Deborah Knight.

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Season 2 of Anatomy of a Scam Podcast to focus on cutting-edge technology used by cybercriminals 

Voice cloning, deep fakes and AI are among the new cutting-edge technologies being used by scammers explored in the second season of Anatomy of a Scam.

Anatomy of a Scam podcast artwork

New podcast dissects the Anatomy of a Scam — and how to protect yourself

"Education is the key to preventing scams,” explains journalist Deborah Knight in Commonwealth Bank and Nine Entertainment’s new eight-part podcast series Anatomy of a Scam.

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