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Types of Scams

Read about the latest scams and security threats, and learn how to spot and avoid them.

Keep Safe Online

Use our easy to follow security checklists and make yourself and your business a harder target for scammers.

Software Protection

We’ve partnered with leading security experts McAfee and IBM Trusteer Rapport to offer security software to help protect your computer and devices from online threats.

Scams Awareness Week (12-16 August)

Westpac proudly supports Scams Awareness Week, an annual government initiative to raise awareness about scams.

This year’s campaign focuses on whether you can spot a scam or are likely to be impacted, by asking are you… ‘Too smart to be scammed?’

Find out how scams work, what to look out for and tips to protect yourself.

Westpac Scam & Awareness Seminars.

Westpac is helping to protect you from scams. Join us for an awareness and education seminar. Coming to a local branch near you. Email us to find out more or visit our website for more information.

Find out more

Westpac Protect

Learn about how we safeguard your financial and personal information. We’re here to help protect you, your family and your business against fraudulent transactions on your card or online banking.


Always report any suspicious calls, emails, SMS messages, transactions, or other security threats. Stay in the know by visiting our partner websites for more information.

Find out more about how to report