Warning: Phishing email purporting to be from Australia Post claims your parcel will be returned

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 04 June 2021 11:56:02 AEST

Australia Post continues to be popular among cybercriminals looking to trick users, especially as we approach the End of Financial Year (EOFY).

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Don’t be fooled: Phishing email masquerading as delivery alert leads to fake Australia Post-branded pages

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 14 May 2021 13:47:19 AEST

Parcel-delivery scams continue targeting inboxes as the End of Financial Year (EOFY) approaches. MailGuard has intercepted a new phishing email scam that purports to be a delivery alert, ultimately leading to fraudulent pages employing Australia Post’s branding.

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Beware: Australia Post impersonated in phishing email scam; users asked to confirm payment

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 08 October 2020 15:08:03 AEDT

 

Government business enterprise Australia Post is the subject of a phishing email scam intercepted by MailGuard.

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Cybercriminals replicate Australia Post website in sophisticated malware attack

Posted by Jaclyn McRae on 10 January 2017 14:59:18 AEDT

 A massive run of scam Australia Post emails is bombarding inboxes with malware, with a clever ploy designed to evade virus-detection software.

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Mistakes let down new ransomware email impersonating Australia Post

Posted by Jaclyn McRae on 15 November 2016 17:11:08 AEDT

 Poor grammar lets down a large-scale hoax Australia Post email that aims to install ransomware by stealth.

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No surprises as spear-phishing and ransomware lead cyber threats

Posted by Jaclyn McRae on 12 October 2016 17:41:15 AEDT

 Spear-phishing and ransomware are the most common cyber techniques used to exploit Australians, a new cybercrime threat report has revealed.

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Breaking: Microsoft brand again centre of cyber scam

Posted by Jaclyn McRae on 09 September 2016 12:29:59 AEST

The world’s biggest brand names are being used to trick people into handing over sensitive personal and financial information. 

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Going postal. Email scams target Australia Post & New Zealand Post customers with Cerber Ransomware

Posted by Annamaria Montagnese on 11 August 2016 17:23:20 AEST

Over the course of 48 hrs cybercriminals have distributed an email scam targeting customers of Australia Post and the New Zealand Post.

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CyberCrime Network Behind AGL Targets Australia Post with New Cerber Ransomware Scam

Posted by Annamaria Montagnese on 11 July 2016 17:23:22 AEST

In a new email scam breaking early Monday, the same cybercrime network behind the recent AGL attacks appear to have moved their focus to Australia Post. The email claims that a package was unable to be delivered because nobody was home, and asks recipients to click a link.

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High volume attacks breaking over the past 24hrs – AustraliaPost, ANZ, Google & AFP

Posted by Annamaria Montagnese on 18 May 2016 16:22:50 AEST

Over the past 24 hours MailGuard has blocked a number of high volume phishing scams that are targeting over 10,000 users at a time. Many of these attacks are ongoing.

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New AusPost Attack: Scammers Change Tactics – From Crypto Ransomware to Trojan Malware

Posted by Annamaria Montagnese on 05 May 2016 16:43:37 AEST

Cyber criminals have crafted an almost identical email to previous and very recent phishing runs impersonating AusPost.

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Circulating Now – Crypto Ransomware Delivered Through Fake AusPost Phishing Scam Today

Posted by Annamaria Montagnese on 06 April 2016 12:48:08 AEST

Any Australian who is receiving emails purportedly from Australia Post needs to be wary. Yet another email scam has hit email users en-masse today. We have identified several new Fake AusPost emails as malicious and are urging people to be aware.

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Cyber Criminals Using Telstra Brand To Target Australians

Posted by Annamaria Montagnese on 11 March 2016 15:02:47 AEDT

In anticipation of a large-scale campaign, MailGuard have identified and blocked a new phishing variant purporting to be from the telco giant, Telstra.

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Breaking: Scammers Shift to Social with New AusPost Ransomware Attack

Posted by Richard Price on 07 March 2016 15:04:01 AEDT

In a new scam breaking early Monday, scammers are employing sophisticated social engineering techniques with a new Australia Post ransomware attack.

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Breaking: New hybrid Australia Post and AFP scam emerges

Posted by Richard Price on 03 March 2016 12:25:13 AEDT

A new type of malware scam is emerging this morning, with cyber-criminals adapting their approach to bypass existing anti-virus and security measures.

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