Australians who receive the scam message are urged not to open the link and just delete the message, due to a security threat.

Fully vaccinated Australians are being urged to watch out for a scam message claiming to contain a link to a vaccine passport.

Scamwatch, a subsidiary of the ACCC, has issued a warning about the messages, which are designed to steal personal information but are disguised as an offering to a digital passport.

An example of the kind of scam message reads “your digital version of Covid-19 passport is available”, alongside a web link.

Receivers are urged not to open the link, and delete the message.

“They can look convincing, but they are a scam,” Scamwatch said on social media.

“If you receive a message like this, just delete it.”

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