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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

Scam avalanche continues: Origin Energy attack one of ...

By Jaclyn McRae on Jun 22, 2017

A huge uptick in email-based fraud attempts has continued, with an enormous distribution of fake Origin Energy invoices containing malware.

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MYOB brand hijacked again in malware scam

By Jaclyn McRae on Jun 21, 2017

 Australians have been urged to take a second look before viewing an online invoice purportedly issued by MYOB.

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Fake parcel email scam mimicking DHL does the rounds

By Jaclyn McRae on Jan 20, 2017

 A fake DHL email containing malware is putting Australian inboxes at risk.

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Watch a single click become a company-wide catastrophe

By Jaclyn McRae on Jan 19, 2017

It’s lunchtime, but Stephen is behind after the holiday break. He grabs a sandwich, returns to his desk, has a quick browse of Facebook and checks his personal email before getting back to his to-do list.

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Cybercriminals replicate Australia Post website in ...

By Jaclyn McRae on Jan 10, 2017

 A massive run of scam Australia Post emails is bombarding inboxes with malware, with a clever ploy designed to evade virus-detection software.

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Malicious Commonwealth Bank fraud email targets ...

By Jaclyn McRae on Dec 21, 2016

 Hundreds of thousands of Australians have been targeted by a fake Commonwealth Bank email designed to infect recipients with malware.

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Breaking: New batch of malicious fake ATO emails hits ...

By Jaclyn McRae on Dec 15, 2016

Tens of thousands of Australians have again been targeted by a fake ATO email containing malware.

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Breaking: Fake ATO email distributes malware on ...

By Jaclyn McRae on Nov 30, 2016

 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.

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Brazen cybercriminals offer email security tips in new ...

By Jaclyn McRae on Oct 19, 2016

A malicious email detected by MailGuard uses anti-virus security tips to dupe recipients.

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Fake AGL ransomware invoice strikes again

By Jaclyn McRae on Oct 14, 2016

 A new version of a phishing email impersonating energy giant AGL, and containing dangerous ransomware, is again hitting Australian inboxes.

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No surprises as spear-phishing and ransomware lead ...

By Jaclyn McRae on Oct 12, 2016

 Spear-phishing and ransomware are the most common cyber techniques used to exploit Australians, a new cybercrime threat report has revealed.

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Cybersecurity experts converge on Melbourne: 10 things ...

By Jaclyn McRae on Oct 11, 2016

 Some of the world’s top cybersecurity experts gathered in Melbourne this week for the Australian Internet Governance Forum.

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Latest Apple phishing scam: Fake or real? Can you pick ...

By Annamaria Montagnese on Oct 10, 2016

 A new email phishing scam impersonating Apple is hitting inboxes. At the time of detection early Friday morning (AEST) by MailGuard, 68 other antivirus vendors were not marking the scam as malicious.

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Why cybersecurity deserves a spot on the board

By Jaclyn McRae on Oct 5, 2016

The mammoth risks posed by a cybersecurity breach means leaders need to tackle the growing threat at board level, according to Australia’s Prime Minister.

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Ten vital messages from PM Malcolm Turnbull’s US ...

By Jaclyn McRae on Oct 3, 2016

 Australian expertise can help solve global cybersecurity headaches, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has told a US cybersecurity forum.

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