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Email scam targets Amazon store online shoppers

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 28 May 2019 16:35:08 AEST

MailGuard began intercepting a large volume of scam emails earlier today (AEST) masquerading as Amazon. The fraudulent emails carry legitimate-looking Amazon store branding, with varying messages, although they all ultimately require users to update their account details via a link provided.

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BankWest customers targeted in latest email scam

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 28 May 2019 13:30:53 AEST

BankWest is the latest bank to be brandjacked in another online banking scam this week. Customers are informed in an email that their “online access will be discontinued and deleted ... due to a failure to comply with our online update regulations.”

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Box email scam mimics business file-sharing platform

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 24 April 2019 14:35:51 AEST

Box, a popular cloud-based file sharing and collaboration platform for business, is the subject of the latest brandjacking email that started landing in inboxes Tuesday (AEST).

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Warning: USD Wire Transfer Hoax

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 24 April 2019 13:58:58 AEST

Be on the lookout for USD Wire Transfer hoax emails that began appearing in inboxes Tuesday (AEST). The simple emails claim to contain a payment confirmation, however the attachment is in fact a payload designed to execute malicious material when opened. 

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Fake email parcel scam mimics DHL

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 26 October 2018 11:08:44 AEDT

A fake DHL email is putting Australian inboxes at risk. 

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Beware of fraudulent eTicket email scam

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 26 September 2018 16:20:09 AEST

In the biggest week of football finals, and coinciding with a surge in upcoming seasonal events, comes the latest email scam that invites recipients to ‘Download and Print Your eTickets.’

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Scam email from ‘Admin Center’ claims your ‘Mailbox failed to sync’

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 26 September 2018 16:00:14 AEST

Early Tuesday (AEST), MailGuard commenced blocking a new scam email disguised as a fake Office 365 notification, that links to a phishing site. 

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Bogus invoice delivers malware, mimicks MYOB software

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 24 September 2018 13:14:25 AEST

A batch of malicious emails is arriving in inboxes today. They are fraudulent invoices sent from a brandjacked UK based business, and are impersonating the software of MYOB. 

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Warning: Invoice and eFax scams spoofing signage company

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 24 September 2018 12:42:09 AEST

This morning MailGuard is blocking a large run of emails purporting to come from a company named ‘PP Sign Management.'

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DocuSign brand spoofed in latest email brandjacking

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 21 September 2018 10:30:42 AEST

Keep an eye out for the latest DocuSign email scam that was circulating Wednesday (AEST). Masquerading as a credit application, the subjects generally relate to a ‘Credit Card Application’ or a ‘Loan Application.’

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FiveSenses coffee spoofed in latest email scam

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 21 September 2018 09:53:03 AEST

Popular coffee brand, FiveSenses, is the subject of the latest email scam. In yet another example of how cybercriminals attempt to brandjack trusted, well-known and familiar brands, the email includes a ‘Payment Advice’ in an attempt to trick coffee lovers, restaurant and café owners to investigate further.  

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Do not open: FedEx TNT email scam claims 'Unable to locate you'

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 18 September 2018 16:59:54 AEST

Tell your teams to be careful clicking on any parcel delivery emails this afternoon. MailGuard is blocking a FedEx TNT email scam with a subject line that reads ‘Unable to locate you.’

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Watch out: Another Office 365 Phishing Scam

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 14 September 2018 12:55:26 AEST

Careful not to click through on the latest email phishing scam impersonating Microsoft Office 365 today. The first run of the attack began hitting email inboxes between 8-10am AEST Friday.

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MYOB brandjacked in latest email scam

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 14 September 2018 12:28:32 AEST

 

Take a second look before viewing an online remittance purportedly issued by MYOB. The well-known accounting software company is being mimicked in a phishing scam currently circulating.

The scam was first identified and blocked by MailGuard on Thursday, with subsequent runs continuing into Friday.

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ANZ Scam Aims to Steal Internet Banking Credentials

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 13 September 2018 11:45:52 AEST

ANZ Banking Group is the subject of an email phishing scam being blocked by the MailGuard team this morning, which is designed to steal the Internet Banking credentials of recipients. 

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