Urgent Security Warning: Optus Customers

Urgent Security Warning: Optus Customers

Urgent Security Warning: Optus Customers

Customers, please be aware Optus has recently been the victim of a cyber-attack on their servers, resulting in a MAJOR breach of Optus customers indentity data.

The CEO of Optus has confirmed that “This impacts Optus customers dating back to 2017.

Customers’ namesdates of birthphone numbersemail addressesdriver’s licence numberspassport numbers or addresses could have been accessed in the attack”

If you are or have been an Optus customer between 2017 and now you need to ACT NOW!

Scammers may use your personal information to contact you by phone, text or email. Never click on links or provide personal or financial information to someone who contacts you out of the blue. Learn how to protect yourself from scams by visiting www.scamwatch.gov.au

Optus customers need act immediately to protect their accounts and watch out for scams following Optus data breach.

It is important to be aware that you be may now be at a heightened risk of identity theft.

Optus customers should take immediate steps to secure all of their accounts, particularly their bank and financial accounts. You should also  monitor for unusual activity on your accounts and watch out for contact by scammers.

Steps you can take to protect your personal information include:

If you are concerned that your identity has been compromised or you have been a victim of a scam contact your bank immediately and call IDCARE on 1800 595 160. You can also report scams to Scamwatch www.scamwatch.gov.au and check cyber.gov.au for information about cyber security.

Check the Optus website for more information and contact Optus via the My Optus App or call 133 937.

If you are not sure what you need to secure or require assistance to do so, please Contact Us and we can help you get everything locked down and secure.

Post Information
Current Tags
Data Breach
Related Posts
Success Stories
Wodonga RSL Transforms its IT
30th January, 2023
Security Alerts
Passwords are annoying, but they’re important
26th September, 2022
Related Services
ATS Wodonga
Contact Us

Let's get in touch

Couldn’t find what you’re looking for? Need more information on something? Or have an issue? Ask us anything and we’ll get you the answer you need as soon as we can.
PLEASE NOTE: Avoid quotation marks of any kind as the message will fail to send.