Franchise Technology News - Fake AFP websites spreading TorrentLocker

Another alert from our buddies over at Trend Micro:

At the present we have seen 101 fake websites (the list is still growing):



We advise users:

Be especially careful about anything purporting to be a traffic infringement or the AFP (use the phone to confirm any such email).

 Fake AFP websites spreading TorrentLocker

Always verify the integrity of a website – look for “https” and proper certificates.

If you believe you may be infected, turn off the computer and seek professional local IT advice immediately.


You can report scams to the ACCC via the report a scam page on SCAMwatch or by calling 1300 795 995.


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