myGov Accounts Hacked

ABC News recently reported someone discovered their myGov had been hacked when her accountant congratulated her on a house sold under her name.

myGov is a very powerful tool that we need to be mindful when we use, however sometimes things happen that we can’t account for. This person did all the right things – and yet still her account was compromised.

In Australia we need to be more active in our cybersecurity. Most people don’t even think about it until after something happens, and then it’s too late. Do you have your two factor authentication turned on for all your services?

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About Ming Johanson
Ming works with businesses across the globe from business development to managing (with her team) complex digital strategies that deliver tangible and desirable financial returns. Recently recognised and awarded for her ongoing contribution to the technology industries in the 2019 Women In Technology Tech [+] 20 Awards, Ming is a passionate mental health Ambassador for R U OK? Day, a mentor at Startup Weekend Perth and a regular Australian Media Commentator as a Tech Evangelist on a range of topics in Mental Health, Social Media & Technology.