We’re aware that many customers are receiving text messages from Australian phone numbers with a link to verify their identity or to block unauthorised transactions.
The customer is then sent through to a fake site where they are required to enter their credit card details, internet banking login details, security codes and personal information including phone numbers.
If you receive a text of this kind do not click on any links and delete the message immediately. ANZ will never send you a text message out of the blue and ask you to click on a link.
We never use Australian phone numbers to send text notifications.
The text messages may look like this: