Stay Cyber Safe - MyGovID Potential Phishing Scam Alert
8 October 2020
Phishing is a method of stealing confidential information by sending fraudulent messages to a victim. It is one of the most prevalent scams reported in Australia.
We’ve become aware that there may be a way for criminals to phish your MyGovID credentials by sending you to a fake website.
Please make sure that whenever you log into MyGovID, the URL starts with https://mygovid.gov.au/ as per the below image. Please note the trailing slash as it is very important.
These are sophisticated scams. We urge our customers to be cautious at all times.
If you have clicked on a link or provided your personal information, contact Services Australia on 1800 941 126.
To stay up to date on the latest online threats and how to respond, visit cyber.gov.au.