If you have been getting strange text messages alerting you to open a link to a voicemail message, its likely a scam.

The ACCC has warned that if you click on the link it may download malware with the ability to initiate calls, send and receive texts and read your contact data on your phone.

The ACCC has the following tips:

  • Don’t click the link
  • Delete the message
  • Do not call back he individual.
  • Report to ReportCyber or Scamwatch
  • If you have lost personal information to a scammer or are concerned you can contact IDCARE or call 1800 595 160
  • If you have installed the malware, contact your bank and ensure your accounts are secure and contact an IT professional.