Rugby fans warned about 'return of the conmen'

The union are at pains to point out that the only official outlet for match tickets is Ticketmaster via “Any other seller is a scammer,” SA Rugby have said.

“The return of full attendance has also brought the return of the conmen and the scammers,” warned Jurie Roux, SA Rugby CEO.

“We have seen an explosion in recent days in fans contacting us to ask when they will receive tickets bought through online resellers.

Microsoft patches serious Word bug 'targeted by scammers'

The previously undetected, or "zero-day", vulnerability had been reported over the weekend.

Then, on 10 April, cybersecurity firm Proofpoint announced it had discovered an email campaign targeting the bug that aimed to distributed Dridex malware.

Dridex is designed to infect a victim's computer and snoop on banking logins.

Scammers target jobseekers on recruitment websites

Western Australia's consumer protection agency has linked the trend to the economic downturn, describing the increase in people searching for work on the internet as a "perfect storm" for scams.

Brandon Nunn, 21, had his identity stolen after responding to what he believed was a legitimate advertisement for a diesel mechanic apprenticeship with mining giant Rio Tinto.

The Victoria Park man applied through job vacancy website Seek.