What is phishing?
While we ensure all your personal information is stored securely you can also help play a part in minimising any risk of data loss from phishing attempts by cybercriminals. Phishing is the act of impersonating a legitimate institution with the purpose of luring individuals into providing sensitive data such as personally identifiable information. Attempts are usually completed by email however can take the form of text message or telephone calls.
Help to identify
Signs to help you identify a phishing attempt are:
To further protect you it’s important to be aware of ORDE’s practices for customer communication:
If you identify any communication impersonating ORDE or have doubts please contact us on 13 ORDE or email email@example.com.
More information on identifying and protecting yourself from phishing attacks generally can be found on the governments Scam Watch website.