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Coles and Woolworths gift card scams resurface: Why Christmas is prime-time for scammers

Coles and Woolworths gift card scams resurface: Why Christmas is prime-time for scammers EMMA KOEHN / Tuesday, November 14, 2017 The end-of-year rush is prime time for shoppers to fall for the promise of free things, says one behavioural economics expert who … Continue reading

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Victorian courts should expand their supervision of family violence offenders

Victorian courts should expand their supervision of family violence offenders   Victoria’s Sentencing Advisory Council has recommended increasing the judicial monitoring of family violence offenders. AAP/Darren England   Paul McGorrery, Deakin University and Arie Freiberg, Monash University Victoria’s Sentencing Advisory … Continue reading

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The difference between cybersecurity and cybercrime, and why it matters

The difference between cybersecurity and cybercrime, and why it matters   Confidence scams carried out online are still rampant. R. Stevens/CREST Research, CC BY-NC-SA   Roderick S. Graham, Old Dominion University A Texas woman in her 50s, let’s call her … Continue reading

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Fingerprinting to solve crimes: not as robust as you think

Fingerprinting to solve crimes: not as robust as you think   There’s a margin of error in relying on fingerprinting to catch criminals. from www.shutterstock.com   Jamie Walvisch, Monash University Police have used fingerprint evidence to catch and convict criminals … Continue reading

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Parents of teenage daughters more likely to divorce: study

Parents of teenage daughters more likely to divorce: study   Seems harmless? Image sourced from shutterstock.com   Jan Kabatek, University of Melbourne and David C. Ribar, University of Melbourne Sullen exchanges and broken curfews are part of life for parents … Continue reading

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