MyGov Email Scam

This is a Covid-related scam which popped up in 2021 and is known to the Australian Tax Office,
it is officially known as the MyGov Impersonation Email Scam and it is perpetrated as follows

You receive an email apparently from MyGov

You are encouraged to log into a "Secure Form"

The scammer receives your MyGov email address and password

The email header

The email body

The "Secure Form" web address

Note the padlock symbol which denotes a Secure web page

The scam web page is a very accurate replica of the genuine MyGov web page

So, how do you protect yourself from this type of scam?

The genuine MyGov web page

The fake MyGov web page

The bottom line

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