SCAM Information: myGov branded phishing email alert

Please see  details of scam being sent to DVA clients and others

Can you please give this wide dissemination

The hosted content includes the myGov branding and appears Legitimate in appearance to the recipient.

The content relates to COVID-19 payments offered by the Australian Government. The content prompts users to log onto an online portal and to provide scans of passport and driver’s licence in addition to a picture of themselves holding the document.

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.

The 3 simple rules to remember to protect yourself and your information from malicious emails are:

  1. Don’t open messages if you don’t know the sender, or if you’re not expecting them.
  2. Be suspicious of messages that are not addressed directly to you, or don’t use your correct name.
  3. Don’t reply to or forward chain letters you receive by email.

For additional information with regards to these types of attacks, please refer to the following links: