Medibank Private, ahm and other recent data breaches – advice for foreign passport holders

22 November 2022

Medibank Private and ahm have advised the Australian Passport Office (APO) that no Australian Travel Document information was compromised in this breach.

Foreign passports for international students were compromised through this cyberattack. Medibank Private and ahm are contacting impacted customers directly.

If Medibank Private or ahm have advised you that your foreign passport information was compromised, you should contact the government that issued the passport for advice on what to do. This is also the case for all data breaches that impact foreign passport holders, including the recent breaches at Optus and Medlab.

More information:

Medibank and ahm impacted customers:

Optus impacted customers:

  • If you’re in Australia, contact Optus customer service directly on 133 937, or internationally on +612 8082 5678.
  • Go to the Optus Passport Information webpage.
  • Go to our Frequently Asked Questions on the Optus data breach and passport information
  • See the Australian Cyber Security Centre's Optus data breach alert.

Medlab impacted customers:

Contact Medlab customer service directly on +61 1800 433 980, or go to their data breach web page.