This morning MailGuard detected a very large batch of scam emails with fake invoice links.
The scam emails we picked up today are linking to fake invoices with a variety of branding including ‘Russian Accent,’ ‘Capital Kitchen,’ ‘Allband Antennas,’ and many others.
Today’s incident follows a similar one yesterday which used fake ‘Bakerdays’ branding.
The screenshots below show the appearance of some of the fake invoice emails:
There are a very wide variety of brand-names being exploited by this scam. MailGuard has detected messages pretending to be from:
- The Hopkins Group
- Tijac Pty Ltd
- Lms Lawyers Services
- Catering Now
- Allcraft Cabinet Works
- Resolution Propety Group Pty Ltd
- Becton Property Group Limited
- Pearce-Higgins Simon
- OneLeap Finance
- Fence Factory
- Rocdon Development Pty Ltd
- Posh Opp Shoppe
- Red Earth Developments Australia Pty Ltd
- Mutual Property Consultant
- Brilliance Developments
- J N Mousellis Civil Contractors
- McInnes Management
- McKinnon Cabinetmakers
- Oxfam Shop
- FKP Property Group
- Jimmy Choo
- Silk Homes
- CT Corporate Living
- Native Design Workshop
- Dexus Property Group
- Burger Martine Dr.
- Mitchell Brandtman
- BO Group
- Burger Martine Dr.
- Asian Wok
Although there are a wide variety of brands included in these emails and the amounts of the fake invoices changes, all the messages seem to include the text ‘INV-0601’ in the subject line.
These messages appear to originate from newly registered domains, created through a Chinese registry company: intaras[dot]com; intaset[dot]com; intelts[dot]com; and intetel[dot]com.
Although MailGuard successfully intercepted these malicious email messages this morning, no other security vendors had blocked them, so there may be a lot of these scam emails landing in unprotected inboxes today.
Exercise caution if you see any messages from unfamiliar senders especially if they include the text ‘INV-0601’ in the subject line.
Similarly, beware of messages from senders with domain details; intaras[dot]com; intaset[dot]com; intelts[dot]com; or intetel[dot]com.
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