Is Email Security a Priority for Leaders? The Poll Says 'No'

Posted by Craig McDonald on 04 November 2021 14:36:25 AEDT

The facts and figures are quite clear. We only need to look at the latest news headlines to witness the upwards trend of cyber threats that are facing individuals and organisations worldwide. From local councils to major corporations and government departments, no one is immune. We see evidence of this every day – from the recent cyber-attack in Melbourne, Australia, at the City of Stonnington Council, to Accenture’s $50 million dollar ransomware threat – cybersecurity is the number one threat facing businesses today. President Biden, in his address to the CEO’s of some of the largest corporations in the world, such as Google, Apple and JP Morgan Chase, urged leaders to up their commitment to cybersecurity, “The reality is that most of our critical infrastructure is owned and operated by the private sector, and the federal government can’t meet this challenge alone…You have the power, capacity and responsibility, I believe, to raise the bar on cybersecurity. Ultimately we’ve got a lot of work to do”. It’s becoming more apparent that a cyber resilient culture within businesses is imperative.

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Would you fall for a brandjacking scam?

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 24 May 2019 13:15:29 AEST

Brandjacking - where cybercriminals impersonate the brands we trust, in order to fool us into clicking on malicious content - has affected some of the world’s biggest companies, past and present. 

Anyone can be a target of brandjacking scams.

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2 variations of an email scam spoofing Apple infiltrate inboxes

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 06 March 2019 08:59:28 AEDT

Cybercrime networks are once again sending phishing emails to Apple users in an attempt to steal login credentials and other personal information.

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Apple brandjacked again; phishing email claims in-app purchase from iPod Touch

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 05 February 2019 13:44:11 AEDT

Following reports of a phishing email scam involving Apple Store last week, the tech giant appears to be embroiled in another cyberattack this week.

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Phishing email uses fake Apple Store branding to trick users

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 30 January 2019 17:41:51 AEDT

As cybercrime morphs and evolves in complexity, cybercriminals are increasingly preying upon emotions of cyber users in a bid to trick them into revealing confidential data online.

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Phishing email alert: Apple Pay brandjacked in sophisticated attack

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 18 October 2018 14:26:18 AEDT

As cybercrime morphs and evolves in complexity, cybercriminals are increasingly mimicking well-known brands and trusted companies, brandjacking them in a bid to infect computer systems and to steal sensitive data.

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Apple's branding hijacked in phishing email scam

Posted by Emmanuel Marshall on 19 March 2018 16:16:16 AEDT

MailGuard has discovered a phishing scam that is using Apple branding to try and deceive victims. The scam is using a well made fake Apple login screen, which is pictured in the screenshot, above.

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Latest Apple phishing scam: Fake or real? Can you pick the good from the bad Apple emails?

Posted by Annamaria Montagnese on 10 October 2016 13:22:21 AEDT

 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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Bad Apple - New Email Phishing Scam Targets User Credentials

Posted by Annamaria Montagnese on 21 July 2016 17:08:03 AEST

In a new twist on many of the Apple scams we’ve seen before, cybercrime networks are again sending phishing emails to Apple users in an attempt to steal login credentials and other personal information.

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Latest Email Scams Targeting Recipients Purporting To Be From Apple, MyGov and PayPal

Posted by MailGuard Editor on 24 September 2015 16:23:00 AEST

Here are samples of some of the zero-day or fastbreak email scams purporting to be from a variety of well-known brands. 

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