Advisory: Job Keeper Payment Scheme Phishing Scam

There is a new scam starting to hit users inboxes claiming to be from the ATO regarding the governments recently announced Job Keeper Payment Scheme. It asks you to send copies of your Driver’s License and Medicare Card to validate your eligibility and confirm that you’re not fraudulently accessing these funds.

This is a phishing scam aimed at collecting your private details for use in identity fraud. I’m guessing this will be used to fraudulently claim Job Keeper payments from the government by masquerading as you if you were to provide your license and Medicare Card details. Please forward this to all your staff.

An example of the email is as follows:

Below is the website of As you can see it’s a Russian based site:

If you've found this useful, you may want to sign up to our newsletter where you'll receive notices on when we post new articles and helpful "how tos". Just fill out your details below and we'll do the rest…

No Comments Yet.

Leave a comment

Sign up to our newsletter where you’ll receive notices on when we post new articles and helpful “how tos” to make your IT life easier.