Recover from a data breach

Follow these steps if you are involved in a data breach or want to know how you can protect your information online.

Cyber attacks are becoming more frequent and are affecting not only businesses, but also everyday Victorians.

If your information has been involved in a cyber incident, there are some actions you can take to protect yourself now and in the future.

The information below contains both general and specific advice on the actions and activities you may need to take, depending on the type of cyber incident that has occurred.

Steps to take

Take these steps to recover from a data breach and protect yourself online.

Additional resources

Report cybercrime securely to the Australian Cyber Security Centre at ReportCyber.

The Australia Cyber Security Centre has information on the latest online threats and how to respond.

Scamwatch has information on how to recognise, avoid and report scams.

MoneySmart has information about financial, investment and insurance scams.

The Office of the eSafety Commissioner has advice on staying safe online.