The U.S. tax season has begun — and so has hunting season for scammers. Watch out for these 3 types of email scams.

Posted by MailGuard on 23 April 2021 11:48:55 AEST

The tax season has always been a busy one for scammers, but the ongoing uncertainty triggered by COVID-19 last year enabled them to augment their attacks and take further advantage of the fragile mental state of taxpayers and professionals – essentially, presenting scammers with an opportunity to use an enhanced sort of psychological warfare.

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Watch out: Phishing email impersonating Wix claims your ‘payment method has been declined’

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 16 April 2021 13:15:47 AEST

Popular website builder Wix is the subject of a phishing email scam intercepted by MailGuard.

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The dreaded 3am phone call: Lessons from the cyber-attack on Nine Entertainment Co.

Posted by Craig McDonald on 13 April 2021 09:31:14 AEST

It’s been called the “largest cyber-attack on a media company in Australia's history," something that has never been seen before in the country. 

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Parcel delivery scam strikes again: Phishing email impersonating Aramex claims ‘package was not delivered’

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 09 April 2021 13:04:44 AEST

MailGuard has intercepted a phishing email impersonating multinational logistics and package delivery company, Aramex.

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Don’t be fooled by this Netflix-themed phishing email inviting you to ‘request a refund’

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 01 April 2021 11:29:07 AEDT

Popular entertainment company Netflix is once again the subject of a phishing email scam intercepted by MailGuard.

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Cyber-attacks targeting Australia’s critical infrastructure are proliferating. Is your business protected?

Posted by MailGuard on 26 March 2021 13:00:51 AEDT

PwC survey released at the end of 2020 highlighted fears of growing cyber-attacks targeting local critical infrastructure. Australian business leaders said that they were expecting more cyber-attacks in the next 12 months than their global peers, including 56% of local executives who anticipated attacks on the nation's critical infrastructure which could shut down vital services such as hospitals.”  

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Almost 70% of ANZ businesses plan to increase cybersecurity spending in 2021. Here's how to get the best bang for your buck

Posted by MailGuard on 26 March 2021 12:50:49 AEDT

Cybersecurity was a significant catalyst in facilitating productive remote work and ensuring business continuity in 2020. 

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Cybersecurity in 2021: Trusting in Zero Trust

Posted by Craig McDonald on 23 March 2021 16:17:11 AEDT

Commenting on paradigm shifts in cybersecurity in 2020, Ann Johnson, Corporate Vice President, SCI Business Development at Microsoft wrote: 

“As we look past the pandemic to a time when workforces and budgets rebound, Zero Trust will become the biggest area of investment for cybersecurity. This means, that right now, every one of us is on a Zero Trust journey—whether we know it, or not.” 

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Phishing email impersonating Trezor claims your ‘assets might be vulnerable’

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 17 March 2021 12:37:48 AEDT

MailGuard has intercepted a phishing email impersonating hardware cryptocurrency wallet, Trezor.

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Phishing email scam sent from compromised account leads to fake Microsoft-branded login page; employs reCAPTCHA to avoid detection

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 05 March 2021 14:15:47 AEDT

Launching phishing email scams via compromised accounts continues to be a popular technique among cybercriminals looking to deceive users. 

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eBook: 10 cyber-attacks that made headlines in 2020

Posted by MailGuard on 05 March 2021 13:47:06 AEDT

Against the backdrop of a global pandemic, and with more businesses operating remotely, the global scourge of cybercrime became even more calamitous in 2020.

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First Blackbaud, then SolarWinds. Supply chain cyber-attacks are proliferating – how secure is your business?

Posted by Craig McDonald on 25 February 2021 11:43:59 AEDT

In the final weeks of 2020, news of the SolarWinds hack broke – a cyber-attack that has been dubbed as “the Pearl Harbor of American IT”.   

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Warning: ‘Account verification’ email impersonating NAB delivers phishing attack

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 23 February 2021 18:23:41 AEDT

National Australia Bank (NAB) has once again been impersonated by cybercriminals in a phishing email scam designed to steal users’ confidential data.

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Caution: Phishing email impersonating Netflix claims your subscription has been suspended

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 18 February 2021 18:59:32 AEDT

Popular entertainment company Netflix is once again the subject of an email scam intercepted by MailGuard.

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Phishing email masquerading as a file-sharing alert leads to fake Microsoft Office 365 branded login page

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 11 February 2021 17:16:59 AEDT

MailGuard has intercepted a phishing email that purports to be an automated file-sharing alert in order to deceive users.  

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