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Breaking: Fake ATO email distributes malware on enormous scale

Tens of thousands of Australians are at risk of downloading a virus with a single click thanks to a malware spam email designed to impersonate the ATO.... Read More

WannaCry: What the experts know one week on

By Daniel McShanag on May 19, 2017

It’s almost a week since we learned about the worldwide cyber attack known as WannaCry, a ransomware cryptoworm outbreak. 

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Another massive AGL paperless invoice scam email doing ...

By Annamaria Montagnese on Nov 3, 2016

Thousands of fake AGL emails have been delivered to unsuspecting email users this week. Although the AGL brand has been used many times recently by cyber criminals, this one in particular is the same as the most recent phishing run MailGuard reported and blocked last month.

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AGL Scam Carrying Crypto Ransomware Torrentlocker Hits ...

By Annamaria Montagnese on May 31, 2016

A massive phishing email with links to a crypto ransomware payload is hitting Australia inboxes today en-masse.

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Breaking: Unprecedented .rtf Attachment (Malware) ...

By Annamaria Montagnese on May 31, 2016

This morning MailGuard is blocking an ongoing run of email attacks with victims totaling in the millions.

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Circulating Now – Crypto Ransomware Delivered Through ...

By Annamaria Montagnese on Apr 6, 2016

Any Australian who is receiving emails purportedly from Australia Post needs to be wary. Yet another email scam has hit email users en-masse today. We have identified several new Fake AusPost emails as malicious and are urging people to be aware.

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Beware of New Microsoft Word Macro Crypto ...

By Richard Price on Dec 23, 2015

MailGuard has successfully identified and blocked a highly-sophisticated spam campaign which uses Microsoft Word files to infect computers with crypto ransomware.

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Zero Day JavaScript Email Malware Scam – ...

By Daniel Graziano on Nov 10, 2015

MailGuard have recently identified and successfully blocked a new JavaScript malware email scam.

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FedEx Scam Distributed By Fake Employee Contains ...

By Daniel Graziano on Oct 13, 2015

MailGuard have identified and successfully blocked a recent run of fake FedEx emails containing JavaScript malware purporting to be from an employee at Fedex.

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High Volume Crypto Ransomware Attack Disguised as ...

By Daniel Graziano on Sep 16, 2015

MailGuard have successfully identified and blocked an email crypto ransomware run by cyber criminals impersonating Australia Post today.

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Crypto Ransomware Attack Disguised as Australia Post ...

By Daniel Graziano on Aug 25, 2015

MailGuard have successfully identified and blocked another email crypto run by cyber criminals based in Russia. These offenders are impersonating Australia Post and directing attacks at Australians alerting the email recipient of a supposed parcel that was delivered to their residence.

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