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Advice for Optus phone users

Follow our article for a list of recommended actions to help protect your identity and accounts and prevent losing money as a result of the Optus data breach. A little time spent now on protecting yourself could prevent significant heartache later.


  • Scams may follow the leak of personal information and proof of identity documents 
  • Affected consumers urged to be on high alert for approaches by scammers 
  • Devices should be secured and accounts monitored closely for unusual activity.

Media Statement

Optus customers urged to protect accounts and be on scam alert 


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