Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) external-link
Now replaced by Australian Government – Australian Signals Directorate:
Cyber Issue Reporting System (see below)


Australian Electoral Commission

Electoral Roll FAQs external-link


Australian Federal Police

Identity Crime external-link
Definition, stats, Protection advice, Victims advice, Who can help me?


Australian Government – Attorney General’s Department external-link

Protecting Yourself Online – What Everyone Needs to Know
Protecting Yourself Online – 8 Simple Tips


Australian Government – Australian Signals Directorate

Cyber Issue Reporting System external-link (replaced ACORN)
To report a cybercrime

Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC)
Disposing of an IoT Device external-link


Australian Government Department of Home Affairs

Identity Recovery external-link


Australian Government – Services Australia

Scams & Identity Theft Help Desk
Phone: 1800 941 126 (8am-5pm AEST Mon-Fri)
For assistance with MyGov/Medicare account scam text messages, etc


Australian Government – Stay Smart Online external-link

Recover when things go wrong external-link
Stay Smart Online – Guide on Passwords & Pass Phrases external-link


Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) external-link

Credit Reports external-link
If you think your identity has been compromised external-link


Equifax external-link

To check your credit external-link (an indicator if you’ve been a victim of ID Theft)
FREE only when prepared for up to 10 day wait

NOTE: NHW cannot endorse a product or service – please do your own research.


Fellowes Pty Ltd

StopIDFraud.com.au external-link


Have I been pwned? external-link – a troyhunt.com project

To find out if your email has been compromised in a data breach


iDCare National Identity & Cyber Support external-link

FREE Support
Phone: 1300 432 273

Cyber First Aid Kit external-link


Identity Theft Protection Blackout Roller – Example of a product: Officeworks external-link

Blackout roller style – allows you to quickly and easily cover large areas of private, confidential or otherwise sensitive information.
NOTE: Neighbourhood Watch cannot endorse a product or service; we can only bring them to your attention. You must do your own research.


MakeUseof external-link

To remove Properties & Personal Information from a Digital Photograph


Microsoft external-link

Review Recent Activity Page info – Was this me? external-link


Neighbourhood Watch in Ku-ring-gai and Hornsby external-link

To borrow a paper shredder(s)

Our 20 Favourite Crime Prevention Tips to Protect your Identity external-link (pdf to download)


Payam Data Recovery external-link

To recover data from failed devices
NOTE: Neighbourhood Watch cannot endorse a product or service; we can only bring them to your attention. You must do your own research.


RFID Protected Credit Card & Passport Sleeves – Example of a product: a Comfort Travel product, available at Bags to Goexternal-link

The new RFID-enabled credit cards contain information such as your name, date of birth, issue date, expiry date, account number etc. Your personal information could be scanned through clothes, wallets, handbags by a RFID device. RFID Protected Sleeves block RFID transmissions and stops unauthorized access.

RFID also available as: Money Belts, Neck Pouch, Document Wallet, Skimming Stopper Protection Card, Passport Cover.

NOTE: Neighbourhood Watch cannot endorse a product or service; we can only bring them to your attention. You must do your own research.


Wikipedia

Information on RFID skimming and technology external-link (Radio-frequency identification)
To help you protect your credit cards and passports