Be careful of scams
Published 23 June 2021
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) Scamwatch has received over 1,100 reports about COVID-19 themed scams from individuals and businesses losing money or personal information to and online frauds across Australia.
The ACSC has published a range of information about COVID-19 related malicious activity, as well as guidance on securing remote working and video conferencing. For more information, please visit: www.cyber.gov.au/COVID-19.
If you’ve suffered financial loss from cybercrime, report it to ReportCyber at www.cyber.gov.au/report.
To stay up to date on the latest online threats and how to respond, sign up to the Stay Smart Online Alert Service, www.staysmartonline.gov.au/alert-service.
More advice and support is available on our Get help page or through our government partners, such as ACCC, eSafety and OAIC, for more valuable support, tips and resources during COVID-19.
For information on the COVID-19 pandemic, visit https://www.health.gov.au.