Australia

AMSA warns about phone scams

AMSA warned that it has received reports that its phone number has been used to make scam phone calls. When the call is answered, a computer-generated voice can be heard. The voice claims to be from the Australian Tax Office. The Authority explained that if anyone receives an automated call pretending to be from AMSA, it is a scam, as AMSA does not use automated calling. 

Australian defense shipbuilder Austal hit by cyber attack

Australian Defence shipbuilder Austal, which constructs ships for the Royal Australian Navy, the US Navy and the Royal Navy of Oman, has been hit by a cyber attack at its data management systems in Perth.  However, the company noted that information of its commercial operations or information affecting national security have not been stolen. 

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