Be safe online

SCAM ALERT: DVA has been alerted to a malicious email which claims to be from myGov. The email prompts users to log in to an online portal and provide scanned copies of their passport and driver’s licence in addition to a picture of themselves holding the document. [see screen shot]Screen shot of scammer identity verification page

30 April 2020

If you receive an email of this nature, either at work or home, please do not open the attachment. You should delete this email immediately.
Remember to protect yourself and your information from malicious emails:
1.    Do not open messages from unknown senders, or if you are not expecting them. 
2.    Be suspicious of messages that are not addressed to you, or do not use your correct name. 
3.    Do not reply to or forward chain letters you receive by email.

For more information and advice, visit: https://www.cyber.gov.au/threats and https://www.staysmartonline.gov.au/