Phishing emails and other online scams on the rise, as Australians lose millions of dollars

“They know what people are looking out for. They’re doing what marketers are doing with A/B testing, sending two versions and seeing which one performs better.” Mary Julian, a retiree from Glebe, recently received an email from the “Department of Human Services” about a subsidy benefit and an another from “AGL” regarding an $834 electricity bill.

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