Don’t fall for this fraudulent FedEx phishing email

Posted by Jaclyn McRae on 11 November 2016 15:56:37 AEDT

An opportunistic new fake FedEx email scam tries to dupe recipients into handing over their Microsoft account details. 

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Another massive AGL paperless invoice scam email doing the rounds this week

Posted by Annamaria Montagnese on 03 November 2016 16:53:42 AEDT

Thousands of fake AGL emails have been delivered to unsuspecting email users this week. Although the AGL brand has been used many times recently by cyber criminals, this one in particular is the same as the most recent phishing run MailGuard reported and blocked last month.

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Macquarie Bank online banking users beware of zero-day phishing email

Posted by Annamaria Montagnese on 03 November 2016 14:47:12 AEDT

Receiving an email from your bank is common – but beware clicking links from within these emails as you could fall victim to a sophisticated phishing scam.

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Europol’s global cybercrime report: Nine things you need to know

Posted by Jaclyn McRae on 02 November 2016 10:06:00 AEDT

A 2016 internet crime threat report has thrown light on the newest challenges facing businesses worldwide.

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How to write a BYOD policy that doesn’t compromise your business security

Posted by Jaclyn McRae on 26 October 2016 10:02:00 AEDT

How often do you or your employees use a personal phone to access work emails, calendars and applications?

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Brazen cybercriminals offer email security tips in new malware scam

Posted by Jaclyn McRae on 19 October 2016 09:58:08 AEDT

A malicious email detected by MailGuard uses anti-virus security tips to dupe recipients.

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Financial services CEO’s contacts targeted in new Dropbox spear-phishing scam

Posted by Jaclyn McRae on 18 October 2016 09:06:29 AEDT

 Contacts of a prominent CEO in the financial services sector are being targeted in a Dropbox spear-phishing scam identified by MailGuard.

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Fake AGL ransomware invoice strikes again

Posted by Jaclyn McRae on 14 October 2016 15:27:10 AEDT

 A new version of a phishing email impersonating energy giant AGL, and containing dangerous ransomware, is again hitting Australian inboxes.

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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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Cybersecurity experts converge on Melbourne: 10 things they discussed

Posted by Jaclyn McRae on 11 October 2016 17:24:29 AEDT

 Some of the world’s top cybersecurity experts gathered in Melbourne this week for the Australian Internet Governance Forum.

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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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Why cybersecurity deserves a spot on the board

Posted by Jaclyn McRae on 05 October 2016 09:30:44 AEDT

The mammoth risks posed by a cybersecurity breach means leaders need to tackle the growing threat at board level, according to Australia’s Prime Minister.

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Ten vital messages from PM Malcolm Turnbull’s US cybersecurity keynote

Posted by Jaclyn McRae on 03 October 2016 17:02:11 AEDT

 Australian expertise can help solve global cybersecurity headaches, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has told a US cybersecurity forum.

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Don’t click: Well-known university impersonated in malware phishing scam

Posted by Jaclyn McRae on 28 September 2016 15:52:08 AEST

The compromised email account of an Australian university staff member has been used by cybercriminals to distribute malware in a new phishing scam discovered by MailGuard today.

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Office 365, Xero, DropBox: Why email scammers hide behind big names

Posted by Jaclyn McRae on 22 September 2016 11:00:59 AEST

New phishing and malware attacks today targeting Office 365, Xero and DropBox users have emphasised a growing trend of brand exploitation.

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