Mobile phone porting

Mobile phone porting is when your mobile phone number is transferred to a new telecommunications provider (“telco”) without your permission or knowledge.
investment scams

MyState Investment Impersonation Scam

We’re aware of a new scam circulating at the moment, which targets new MyState customers and promises accelerated savings rates for opening a new term deposit via email.

Sign up to PayID and stop scammers

MyState Bank is supporting the Australian Banking Association’s (ABA) new campaign to combat scammers.

Think before you click during tax time

It’s that time of the year where many of us are getting ready to lodge our tax returns (if we haven’t done so already). During this time, it’s very important to keep an eye out for tax scams. Tax time could really be taxing if you give out personal details to scammers impersonating the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).
investment scams

Don’t be fooled by Investment Scams

If an investment opportunity looks too good to be true, it probably is. Common investment scams may include lucrative investment opportunities such as shares and stock, bonds, cryptocurrencies, foreign currency trading or property projects.
Remote Access Scam

Remote Access Scam

Scammers may use various techniques to access your devices. These may include asking for access to their device or to download an app that grants the scammer control of the device or can be used to observe keystrokes to obtain passwords.
technical support scams

Protect Yourself from Technical Support Scams

With so many people relying on the internet, particularly as we have seen an increase of people working or learning remotely, the number of technology support scams are on the rise.

Social Media Scam Awareness

These days people of all ages are online and using social media, and social media can be a great way to stay connected with people and businesses. It can also be a hunting ground for scammers, which is why it’s really important that you stay aware of how much personal information you reveal on your social media accounts.

Phishing Scam Awareness

Phishing scams are when scammers pretend to be from a government authority or legitimate business, sending a message in order to attempt to trick you into giving out your personal information such as bank account details, passwords and personal information.