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The Australian Banking Association (ABA) has welcomed the introduction of new legislation to boost the security of identity verification services.
The Australian Banking Association (ABA) has welcomed the launch of the Federal Government’s National Anti-Scam Centre (NASC), a key government and regulator initiative to help fight the scams scourge.
It’s World Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Day today, which highlights the importance of the Australian small business sector as the engine of the country’s economy.
With one in six older Australians experiencing some form of abuse, today’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is an important reminder to look out for the warning signs.
Australian banks today launched a new digital platform that will facilitate the quick reporting of fraudulent payments en route or transferred to another bank.
“Speed is the essence when it comes to getting your money back from a scammer. Even if you’re not sure, even if you just suspect something’s not right, ring your bank as fast as you possibly can.”
As scammers grow increasingly sophisticated and scams more complex, this year’s World Password Day is an important reminder to always stay vigilant against online criminals, the Australian Banking Association (ABA) says.
“Remember the money and funds available to banks, the majority of them are other people’s deposits. So they need to be very careful about how they use that money. I think there’s a real question there about whether your deposits and your bank should be paying out to someone who decided to take a big investment risk”
“Robbers don’t come with a sawn off shotgun anymore. They come through your phone, and banks are putting their resources where their customers are. And that’s in the digital world.”
The Australian Banking Association (ABA) has launched a new campaign designed to raise awareness of a series of scam scenarios and steps that should be taken in the fight against scams.
“The bank robbers of the 21st century do not use sawn-off shotguns – they are sitting at a computer trying to get into your account and trying to trick you into letting them in.”
“One of the most important steps customers can take to prevent scams today is to use PayID”
The Australian Banking Association (ABA) is encouraging farmers and small businesses in regional areas to remain vigilant for potential scams following a significant rise in 2022.
Unlike paying to a BSB and account number, PayID gives the user the ability to confirm the name of the account holder before they transfer funds.
Services such as PayID, BPay and e-invoicing will show who you’re paying before you pay, ensuring money is going to the intended account.
As more Australians experience financial scams, the ABA has launched a new campaign to raise awareness on the increasing threat of scams, warning Australians to be on the lookout for scam phone calls, texts and emails. FULL TRANSCRIPT: ABA CEO Anna Bligh spoke with ABC Radio’s Ross Marsden. Ross Marsden The Australian Banking Association has… Read more »