Scamwatch – Golden Rules To Stay Safe Online

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According to Scamwatch, Australians lost more than $142 million to scammers in 2019. Over a third of that amount came from the pockets of people aged 55 and older. This signals a need for greater computer literacy amongst older Australians. Below are the “Golden Rules” provided by Scamwatch to help seniors avoid scams. If it…

Top tips to avoid scammers

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Scammers target people of all ages and demographics, however, seniors are often targeted more frequently. This is because older Australians are often more financially stable than younger people and are generally less familiar with the internet. Tips to avoid falling for scammers tricks are outlined below:   Pick out door-to-door sales scams While many legitimate…