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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