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Identity Theft

When enough information about an individual can be collected, it is possible to assume that person’s identity. This identity will then be used to commit identity crimes such as taking out credit or buying products or services.
Criminals have devised a multitude of ways – both online and offline – to obtain your personal information: phishing, malware, ransomware, fraud and hacking are common online methods. However, identity theft can also happen through more traditional means such as stealing your wallet, purse or handbag. Your personal data is stored with large companies and data breaches mean your information is vulnerable.
Malicious applications designed to target you when you are using the internet. Online threats include multiple types of malware and viruses, many of which are delivered via links in email, chat or social media. Other more sophisticated attacks include man-in-the-middle attacks, man-in-the-browser attacks and transaction hijacking malware such as Zeus.
A threat to one’s identity and financial information while not connected to the internet. Offline threats include Point-of-sale (POS) attacks, credit card skimming and the unauthorised access of a user's personal and financial information by other means such as scam phone calls. Document theft (mailbox break-in) and lost personal or digital devices are also offline threats.
Ransomware is a specific and sophisticated type of malware. Once executed, it encrypts the user’s personal files then demands a ransom be paid in order for the user to receive the key to decrypt the files.
Phishing involves pretending to be a trustworthy entity to fraudulently obtain information. This can be done by creating fake websites and emails that appear to be legitimate.
Scams are also known as fraud. Common ones include ‘prize money’ scams, ‘dating’ scams and extortion from seemingly valid organisations such as the ATO.
According to the Attorney-General’s Department, every 20 seconds an Australian is the victim of identity crime. The Australian Federal Police states that identity crime has become ‘one of the most common and fastest growing crimes in Australia’**. Each year it is estimated that around 5% of Australians (970,000 people) experience financial losses as a result of identity crime .
The results of identity theft can vary. At its absolute worst, identity theft can result in multiple lines of credit being secured in your name, accusation of crimes you didn’t commit and job loss.

Identity Security

Identity security is a series of measures, best practices and tools that − when combined − provide an individual with identity security. These include digital security software, best password security practices, shredding of personal documents, altering technologies and more.
An end point application which ensures your privacy is protected when online.
Privacy can no longer be taken for granted and your personal information is vulnerable. Protecting your sensitive information in any context is an essential part of keeping your identity safe.
Criminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated and will target your identity in order to commit crimes using your persona.

idSafe

We offer a complete identity security package which includes:

  1. Globally certified internet security
  2. State-of-the-art Watch & Alert monitoring service
  3. Professional support to help restore your identity

ALL FOR THE PRICE OF A MONTHLY ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE SUBSCRIPTION..

We are the ONLY identity security company offering full protection for the price of a monthly antivirus subscription.

idSafe is Australia’s first identity security package offering protection, detection and remediation.

PROTECT

We protect your personal devices through state-of-the-art antivirus, firewall and intrusion detection technologies to help safeguard against the current generation of online security and identity threats.

DETECT

We monitor your personal data 24/7 so any suspicious activity is picked up straight away and can be investigated.

REMEDIATE

Should identity theft occur, we have protective measures in place to minimise the damage. We have a team of Identity Security Consultants to support you, answer your questions and get your life back on track.

In addition to your idSafe comprehensive security suite, we also include complimentary idSafe Identity Theft Expenses Protection Insurance.

This provides eligible idSafe Subscribers with cover for eligible Professional Services Expenses and Personal Direct Expenses incurred after an identity theft event.

This includes cover for:

  • up to $30,000 for Professional Services Expenses* in any 12 month period, when your documents are registered with idSafe within 30 days of receiving your Policy, otherwise the benefit amount is $15,000.
  • up to $6,500 for Personal Direct Expenses* in any 12 month period, when your documents are registered with idSafe within 30 days of receiving your Policy, otherwise the benefit amount is $3,250.

For full details of the Insurance and what eligible expenses may be covered, please read the Identity Theft Expenses Protection Insurance Product Disclosure Statement (PDS).

Our advanced Watch & Alert technology scans your personal data 24/7 and detects any suspicious activity so protective measures can be taken. We scan relevant sites and data points where stolen information frequently appears. We track credit card details, banking detailsin, personally identifiable information (PII), passport details and other ID data.

Our advanced Watch & Alert technology scans the dark web for evidence of your personal data, (e.g. passport, driver’s licence details, Medicare) that has been voluntarily provided. Any suspicious activity will generate an alert.

idSafe was developed by Wontok, a cyber security company passionate about empowering all Australians to take control of their identity and privacy.

We are a cyber security company with 14 years of experience, delivering state-of-the-art technology to some of Australia’s largest businesses to provide tried-and-tested security solutions. We’ve built a reputation as the personal security specialists who understand the sensitive nature of identity theft like no other and have developed our products with you in mind. We take the time to understand your needs and give you the assurance and peace of mind you’re looking for.

Find more about Wontok.

Our internet security incorporates antivirus protection coupled with ransomware and rootkit protection, giving you real-time firewall protection and is available for Windows and macOS.

Your subscription also includes mobile security with smart antivirus, web security and rapid scanning technology to detect the latest threats without draining the battery. Available for Android and iOS.

You can download the installer from within your dashboard immediately after you’ve signed up.

Mobile security is available for download via Google Play Store or the Apple Store.

Our friendly Identity Security Consultants are available 24/7 via phone and email to minimise any damage and get your life back on track. Our highly trained team is ready to help you deal with the consequences including but not limited to helping to stop further fraudulent use of Your identity; restore Your credit rating and assist to amend or rectify records regarding Your true name or identity.
Yes. We will work with you to get your credit rating back to where it was before.
The time taken varies greatly from case to case. However, there is no fixed time limit for our Identity Security Consultants. They will look after you for as long as it takes.

Plans & Pricing

We offer three plans providing identity security: SINGLE, COUPLES or FAMILY.
  • SINGLE membership costs $9.95 per month ($12.95 after first year)
  • COUPLES membership costs $14.95 per month ($19.95 after first year)
  • FAMILY membership costs $19.95 per month ($29.95 after first year)
There are no hidden fees. Your subscription fee includes everything to keep you and your family's identity safe.
Every aspect of identity security is included in the monthly fee:
  • Internet security across your devices
  • Watch & Alert service to monitor your personal data 24/7
  • Remediation, should a breach occur

To add extra value to your idSafe subscription, we also include complimentary idSafe Identity Theft Expenses Protection Insurance*.

Yes, the contract term is 12 months and you will be billed monthly.
We accept all major credit and debit cards.
We cover the entire family, provided they all reside in the same household.

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