A huge uptick in email-based fraud attempts has continued, with an enormous distribution of fake Origin Energy invoices containing malware. Read more
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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.
Warning: International cyber criminals are targeting Australians again by recycling their fake ‘Australian Federal Police (AFP) infringement scam’ campaign.
It is the responsibility of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to protect us from crime. How ironic that in the latest fastbreak Cryptolocker email scam, cyber criminals have adopted the identity of the AFP and are using it to trick unsuspecting recipients into paying them money.
Early this morning, MailGuard have identified a new form of malware propagation where trojan downloaders are being embedded in .chm documents. Here is a sample email:
The headline and subheader tells us what you're offering, and the form header closes the deal. Over here you can explain why your offer is so great it's worth filling out a form for.