ANZ branding faked in PDF attachment scam

Posted by Emmanuel Marshall on 03 May 2018 15:25:21 AEST

MailGuard has detected a new cyber-attack using an email with a PDF attachment.

The simple email message (screenshot below) tells the recipient that they have an “over due payment” and shows a PDF attachment titled “Payment Analysis.pdf”


The PDF attachment is shown in the screenshot at the top of this post. It has fake ANZ Bank branding and contains a malicious .jar file download.

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Topics: Malware ANZ scam emails brandjacking Threat Update

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