There are a number of techniques scammers employ to trick your staff with the aim of getting either your business’ information or money.
Defending against cyber criminals interested in hacking your systems is important. But what’s also key is defending your business against attempts to hack your people.
The reality is that tricking someone into clicking a link that downloads malicious software, or simply transferring money somewhere they shouldn’t is often cheap and easy. That’s why it’s vital to educate your staff on what common scams often look like so they can recognise them, report them and help save your business from potentially costly mistakes.
If you haven't engaged with its contents, such as clicking a link or replying to it, report it to CommBank's 24/7 Cyber Security Centre by forwarding to firstname.lastname@example.org, then delete the message.
If you're worried or you’ve noticed a suspicious transaction:
Scammers are getting smarter, and anyone could be a target. From Monday 12th to Friday 16th August, we are putting the spotlight on scams – see the latest scams going around, and how to spot, avoid and report them.