SquirtDanger: new malware targets cryptocurrency wallets & passwords

Posted by Emmanuel Marshall on 24 April 2018 11:32:02 AEST


Making and selling malware like viruses, trojans and ransomware has grown into a
booming industry that now generates new cyber-threats on a daily basis.

The latest malware strain to hit the blogosphere headlines has been dubbed ‘SquirtDanger.’ It’s potent spyware that can covertly record passwords, take screenshots and even steal files from infected devices.

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Fake Telstra Emails Landing in Australian Inboxes

Posted by Emmanuel Marshall on 21 November 2017 15:20:09 AEDT

 

A large-scale fake email attack is targeting inboxes across Australia today.

This criminal-intent email is trying to trick people into believing that it is from Telstra. This is well executed fake, using a sophisticated HTML design utilising authentic looking graphical elements and layout.

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Fake Energy Australia Email Drops Malware

Posted by Emmanuel Marshall on 20 November 2017 16:30:05 AEDT

 

It’s a busy Monday for cybercriminals and spam-bots apparently.

The MailGuard system has been intercepting large volumes of criminal-intent emails today, including this crafty number, designed to look like a bill notice from Energy Australia; one of Australia’s largest utility companies.

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Whaling, CEO Fraud, Business Email Compromise… Targeted spear phishing attacks continue to trouble business

Posted by Annamaria Montagnese on 15 July 2016 17:03:54 AEST

The attacks can take many names, from CEO Fraud, to Whaling and Business Email Compromise. Whichever name you choose, spear phishing attacks impersonating influential executives continue to be a big problem for businesses of all sizes.

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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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Amazon Web Services (AWS) ‘Account Suspended’ Email Phishing Attack

Posted by Daniel Graziano on 06 November 2015 14:57:22 AEDT

An email phishing attack purporting to be sent from Amazon Web Services (AWS) is currently circulating.

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Latest Online Banking Email Phishing Scams Target Westpac Customers

Posted by Daniel Graziano on 27 October 2015 16:51:00 AEDT

MailGuard have identified further variations of the fraudulent 0-day Westpac scam campaign currently circulating.   

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Fake DHL ‘Tracking Procedure’ Malware Email Scam

Posted by Daniel Graziano on 06 October 2015 16:01:00 AEDT

MailGuard have successfully identified and blocked an email malware scam circulated by cyber criminals impersonating DHL today.

This outbreak has been widely distributed alerting the email recipient of a package which has been supposedly dispatched to be delivered to them.

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Google Apps for Work Users Now Have Access to Premium Security

Posted by Daniel Graziano on 29 September 2015 14:04:00 AEST

Since its inception, Google has pioneered and pushed the limits of innovation. Their approach to an enterprise-grade cloud email service, Google Apps for Work, has lead the way.

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Cyber Security Discussion In The Boardroom - "War Room"

Posted by Craig McDonald on 23 September 2015 16:10:00 AEST

The Internet of Things, brings many amazing opportunities, but also a higher risk that personal and commercial information will be misused, stolen or critical networks disrupted.

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Build Multi-Layered Defences Against Cyber Threats

Posted by MailGuard Editor on 17 September 2015 13:14:00 AEST

Too many businesses put their trust in a single layer of protection when employing a threat mitigation strategy.  If malware manages to slip past that single thin layer, a company’s IT infrastructure is virtually defenseless, along with their most sensitive business data.

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Is Your Cloud Email Security Service Truly Protecting Your Business?

Posted by MailGuard Editor on 10 September 2015 16:43:58 AEST

Every day, cyber criminals attempt to infiltrate email channels and damage or compromise critical business data. For your cloud email security service to effectively shield your business in real time from spam, scams and other malware variants, they just provide a support team that’s ready to go above and beyond.

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Part 4 - Is Your Current Email Security Provider Leaving You Vulnerable?

Posted by MailGuard Editor on 08 September 2015 12:49:05 AEST

In Part 2 of this blog series, we touched on the topics of malware variants and what level of support is needed from your email security provider to keep zero-day spam and phishing scams at bay. For the third installment, we explored why the current cyber threat environment necessitates a multi-layered security alert system – the only true antivirus solution.

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Part 3 - Is Your Current Email Security Provider Leaving You Vulnerable?

Posted by MailGuard Editor on 07 September 2015 17:03:00 AEST

The Internet isn’t a safe place, and it isn’t getting any safer.

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Part 2 - Is Your Current Email Security Provider Leaving You Vulnerable?

Posted by MailGuard Editor on 02 September 2015 17:18:00 AEST

As discussed in Part 1 of this four-part series on partnering with the best cloud email security provider, you must ask the right questions to determine if your provider offers premium services or if it is still leaving your business susceptible to spam and malware attacks.

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