‘Next level security’: ID verification email spoofing Suncorp delivers phishing attack

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 02 July 2019 14:46:00 AEST

With cybercrime evolving daily, cybercriminals are becoming more and more innovative when it comes to tricking unsuspecting users.

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Phishing email spoofing NAB informs users of supposed ‘unexpected sign-in attempt’

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 28 June 2019 11:18:41 AEST

National Australia Bank (NAB) continues to be embroiled in cyber-attacks. MailGuard intercepted another phishing email scam purporting to come from the bank on Wednesday morning (AEST), 26th June 2019.

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NAB spoofed once again in a legitimate-looking phishing email scam

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 12 June 2019 16:39:54 AEST

It looks like the series of banking-related email scams that MailGuard detected over the last month is far from over. Having imitated banks such as Westpac, ANZ and BankWest recently, cybercriminals have once again spoofed National Australia Bank (NAB) in a bid to steal users’ confidential information.

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Phishing email scam spoofing Westpac claims to detect ‘unusual activity’ in users’ bank accounts

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 04 June 2019 15:04:46 AEST

The banking industry is increasingly becoming a favourite among cybercriminals. After intercepting multiple variations of an email scam spoofing NAB earlier today, MailGuard has now detected another phishing email scam purporting to be from Westpac.

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Warning: Multiple variations of a phishing email scam spoofing NAB hit inboxes

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 04 June 2019 12:03:55 AEST

Imitating leading financial institutions such as banks is a common trick adopted by cybercriminals to again access to users’ confidential data. MailGuard intercepted multiple variations of a large-scale phishing email scam purporting to come from National Australia Bank (NAB).

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Phishing email scam claims your incoming messages were blocked

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 10 May 2019 13:20:44 AEST

Do not be too quick to click everything in your inbox. Cybercriminals circulated multiple variations of a malicious phishing email scam on Friday (AEST).

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Generic email spoofs Microsoft Exchange; delivers phishing attack

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 10 May 2019 12:43:43 AEST

Careful not to click through on the latest email phishing scam impersonating Microsoft Exchange. The first run of the attack began hitting email inboxes on Thursday morning AEST, 9th May 2019.

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Optus brandjacked again via legitimate-looking email scam

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 03 May 2019 12:00:01 AEST

Popular telecommunications company Optus has once again been spoofed by cybercriminals.

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NAB Bank branding hijacked in new credit card fraud

Posted by Emmanuel Marshall on 21 August 2018 09:32:05 AEST

The NAB Bank's branding has been exploited by criminals in a new phishing fraud detected by MailGuard.

The email shown above appears to be a notification from the bank advising the recipient that their account “is now locked.”

The message contains several typical elements of a phishing email:

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Hackers use email fraud to rob ATMs

Posted by Emmanuel Marshall on 14 August 2018 10:16:48 AEST

The FBI warned US banks last week that they are expecting a large-scale fraud attack involving compromised ATM cash machines in the near future.

“Cyber criminals are planning to conduct a global Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cash-out scheme in the coming days,” the FBI advised banks in a confidential message revealed by the KOS blog, Aug 12.

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Caution: this CommBank email is a fake

Posted by Emmanuel Marshall on 02 August 2018 10:44:57 AEST

If you’ve visited the login screen above, you may have fallen victim to a new phishing scam MailGuard has discovered.

Although it looks like a real bank login page, it’s actually a phishing site set up by criminals to harvest people’s bank passwords.

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Scam: fake St George phishing site steals bank passwords

Posted by Emmanuel Marshall on 31 May 2018 15:19:54 AEST

 

Scam alert: MailGuard has detected a new email scam using St George Bank trademarks to try and deceive victims into submitting their bank login details to a phishing site.
This cunningly designed scam closely resembles a genuine St George communication.

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ANZ Bank trademarks exploited in phishing scam

Posted by Emmanuel Marshall on 30 April 2018 13:52:12 AEST


When people get an email from their bank, the last thing they suspect is a scam, so of course, cybercriminals regularly exploit the trademarks of well-known banks to make their phishing emails more convincing.

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Comm-Bank scam: fake email links to phishing site

Posted by Emmanuel Marshall on 30 April 2018 11:55:15 AEST

Exercise caution if you receive an email claiming to be from the Commonwealth Bank, today.

A scam email - shown in the screenshot above - has been detected by MailGuard, urging recipients to “log on to Netbank” by clicking on a link.

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Barclays brandjacked: email scam imitates bank

Posted by Emmanuel Marshall on 13 April 2018 14:23:19 AEST


As brandjacking scams go, there’s one category of trademark that is especially powerful for scammers to use: banks.

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