MYOB brandjacked in latest email scam

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 14 September 2018 12:28:32 AEST

 

Take a second look before viewing an online remittance purportedly issued by MYOB. The well-known accounting software company is being mimicked in a phishing scam currently circulating.

The scam was first identified and blocked by MailGuard on Thursday, with subsequent runs continuing into Friday.

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Fake ANZ Banking site used in new email scam

Posted by Emmanuel Marshall on 19 April 2018 09:44:18 AEST


An email scam using a fake ANZ Bank login page is dropping on inboxes today.

MailGuard detected the new scam which uses sophisticated graphical elements to create the illusion of genuine ANZ branding.

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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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Watch out for fake Xero invoice scam

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 16 January 2018 16:30:47 AEDT

Careful what you click. Earlier today MailGuard intercepted yet another criminal intent email scam impersonating popular accounting software brand ‘Xero.’

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Yet Another Case of Brandjacking: Zoho Latest Victim in Zero Day Email Phishing Scam

Posted by MailGuard Editor on 16 January 2018 12:18:53 AEDT

Using Zoho as your customer relationship management (CRM) tool, subscribe to Zoho communications or use Zoho Docs? Or maybe you're just curious? Don't get sucked into the latest fast-breaking criminal intent phishing scam detected by MailGuard today.

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Several MailChimp Accounts Compromised as Phishing Attack Impersonates Major Brands – Aldi, Bunnings, Amcal and Others

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 14 November 2017 00:24:39 AEDT

 

In the latest example of brandjacking, this evening we are seeing a run of phishing emails impersonating major retail brands. The criminal emails are leveraging several different compromised MailChimp accounts to bypass traditional email scanning software, and then using the power of major household name brands to entice users to click.

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Brandjacked! Major ongoing email attack impersonates MYOB with fake DocuSign supply order

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 25 October 2017 20:44:35 AEDT

In a very large scale and ongoing email scam, cybercriminals are yet again impersonating accounting firm MYOB, delivering a fraudulent DocuSign supply order to inboxes. This is the second ‘brandjacking’ in the space of the last week for MYOB, with a similar invoice scam impersonating the leading accounting software last Tuesday.

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Email scam: Tell curious minds to be careful clicking unexpected E-ticket Infringement Notices

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 17 October 2017 15:49:37 AEDT

A new e-ticket infringement email scam has been landing in inboxes throughout today. Starting late in the morning AEST, the run continued for several hours with a display name ‘Anna POL #6635’ and display address of ‘strathmorecc(at)live(dot)com(dot)au’

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Cyber-attack targets accounting software leader MYOB in new email invoice scam

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 17 October 2017 15:21:37 AEDT

In a cyber-attack that is still ongoing, cyber criminals are mimicking leading accounting software brand MYOB, delivering fake invoices to unsuspecting email recipients. The large-scale attack was first blocked by MailGuard early on Tuesday AEST.

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Cyber-criminals employing Machiavellian tactics to dupe ASIC & CBA customers

Posted by Katherine Chong on 04 October 2017 14:34:23 AEDT

Frequently targeted ASIC and CBA have again been impersonated in new email scams circulating from this morning (AEDT). These scams are particularly deceitful as they are so well-crafted, with no grammatical errors and on-brand formatting.

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Barrage of financial services scams continue – ATO & MYOB brands targeted yet again

Posted by Katherine Chong on 27 September 2017 14:30:44 AEST

The ATO and MYOB, regular victims of brand-jacking by cybercriminals, have again been targeted today in large-scale email campaigns. The first ATO-branded email was detected at 8.22am AEST, and the MYOB-branded email at 8.50am AEST. MailGuard has blocked 100% of these emails, and as both attacks are ongoing, we are monitoring for variants.

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Careful what you click this morning: Virgin Media Bill scam & eFax Corporate email attacks hit inboxes overnight

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 27 September 2017 08:40:45 AEST

Warn your teams to be careful about clicking on any strange emails when they get to their desks this morning. Starting at 6:00pm and 6:19pm respectively, two new email scam from eFax Corporate and Virgin Media, were arriving in Australian inboxes last night. MailGuard successfully blocked the scams, with the last messages ceasing at 10:02pm and 10:56pm.

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Sophisticated, near-clones of Telstra, Xero & CBA-branded assets in latest email attacks

Posted by Katherine Chong on 26 September 2017 13:40:56 AEST

The barrage of criminal intent email campaigns masquerading as popular SMB and consumer brands Telstra and Xero continues today. The very large-scale attacks were detected from 9.03am AEST September 26, and are ongoing. Whilst 100% of these emails were blocked by MailGuard, we are monitoring for variants.

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Very large Telstra Bill and go via email scams hitting inboxes

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 25 September 2017 12:51:14 AEST

Two very large phishing campaigns are landing in business inboxes this morning. First stopped by MailGuard just before 9:00AM AEST, the scams are impersonating Telstra and Brisbane eToll operator go via.

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Chasing the honeypot. Email scammers target your finances with a week of MYOB, Xero and Sage cyberattacks.

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 21 September 2017 10:58:38 AEST

Forever popular with cybercriminals, this week has seen a series of email scams going directly for the money-jar. Leveraging major accounting software brands that are popular with the SMB segment – like MYOB, Xero and Sage – the cybercrime networks may be chasing smaller businesses who don’t have dedicated infosec or IT help to defend against scams.

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