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Police called in over fraudulent Tax Office e-mail
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has referred a fraudulent e-mail claiming to be from the ATO to the Australian Federal Police and warned people to delete it immediately from their computers.ATO second commissioner Greg Farr said the e-mail, which fraudulently used the ATO logo and had the words 'BAS payment update' in its subject-line, could install malicious code on individuals' computers.
Google gears up storage, searches
roundup The search heavyweight celebrates the first birthday of its e-mail service by offering more storage. Google to double Gmail capacityThe company says it will dramatically ramp up the storage available with its Gmail Web-based e-mail service, raising the bar for rivals in the sharply competitive business for the second time in a year.
New scam targets identity theft: ACT police
The Australian Capital Territory police are warning Internet users to be wary of a new e-mail scam that deceptively alerts the recipient that their identity has been stolen.ACT Detective-Sergeant Fiona Sagripanti said the latest scam has the subject "Your ID was stolen" and attempts to persuade the user to visit a Web site.
Invensys joins home Internet open alliance
British automation and controlsgroup Invensys Plc said on Sunday it had joined 13 other majorglobal consumer and high-technology companies to set up aweb-based open alliance.The Internet Home Alliance aims to fuel the home technologyindustry, and will promote industry collaboration and assist inthe development of the entire ecosystem from devicemanufacturers to retailers, Invensys said in a statement.