Australian Cyber Security Centre ‘Have you been hacked?’ tool

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has launched a new tool to help people who believe they are a victim of a cyber-attack called ‘Have you been hacked?’ available at

ACSC also released updated ransomware advice to help individuals and families protect against and respond to ransomware attacks, available at

  • Ransomware can affect anyone - Protect yourself against ransomware attacks.
  • Ransomware remains the most serious cyber threat due to its financial and disruptive impact.
  • Ransomware is malicious software that makes data or computer systems unusable until the victim makes a payment, often in the form of hard-to-trace cryptocurrencies.

Geelong Bank Electronic Payments Guideline Reminder

  •  ALWAYS access the telephone banking or internet banking service only using the OFFICIAL phone numbers and URL addresses.
  • When changing an access code, please do not select a code which represents your birth date or a recognisable part of your name and never tell or show the access code to another person.
  • If accessing internet banking on someone else's PC, laptop, tablet or mobile phone, please DELETE your browsing history and ALWAYS REJECT any request to provide or to confirm details of your access code.
  • Geelong Bank will NEVER ask you to provide us with these details.
  • Familiarise yourself with your obligations to keep your access card and access codes secure as failure to ensure their security may increase your liability for unauthorised transactions. Please see our full Disclosure Statement on our website.

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