Whaling, CEO Fraud, Business Email Compromise… ...

By Annamaria Montagnese on Jul 15, 2016

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 ...

By Annamaria Montagnese on Jul 11, 2016

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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Dropbox Scam: New Phishing Attack

By Richard Price on Mar 4, 2016

A new Dropbox phishing scam emerged last night, with cyber criminals trying to hack the recipient’s email account by harvesting credentials from a fake Dropbox form.

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New sham Apple phishing scam bites

By Richard Price on Feb 18, 2016

A new sham Apple phishing scam has emerged, which uses a range of tactics to fool users into surrendering personal information including their account and credit card details.

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New fake Citibank phishing scam sees cyber criminals ...

By Richard Price on Feb 11, 2016

A new fake Citibank phishing scam using advanced techniques to manipulate users into surrendering online banking access has emerged.

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Beware: another fake Dropbox phishing scam

By Richard Price on Feb 4, 2016

A new fake Dropbox phishing scam targeting users of the online sharing and storage platform is currently in circulation.

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How to Strengthen Your Office 365 Security Against ...

By Richard Price on Dec 29, 2015

If you’ve made the move to Office 365 as your hosted email solution, your email is likely to be filtered using its Exchange Online Protection (EOP), which works to intercept and remove malicious content before it reaches your inbox.

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Office 365 Security Features - The Pros and Cons for ...

By Richard Price on Dec 18, 2015

The features and benefits of Office 365 are undeniable, allowing business owners and employees to access email and data from anywhere in the world via the cloud.

However, organisations transferring their operations to the cloud face a number of security implications - in particular, data access and defence against cyber threats like spam and malware.

Fortunately Office 365 features a range of security benefits, shown below, which help to mitigate risk.


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Account Verification Hoax Email Phishing Scams ...

By Daniel Graziano on Oct 12, 2015

MailGuard have identified and successfully blocked a recent run of email phishing attacks purporting to be from PayPal targeting PayPal users.

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Sophisticated 0-Day Westpac Email Scam Targeting ...

By Daniel Graziano on Oct 9, 2015

MailGuard have identified and successfully blocked another variation of an email phishing scam currently being circulated by cyber criminals impersonating Westpac.

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Kiwibank Customers the Latest Target of 0-Day Email ...

By Daniel Graziano on Oct 8, 2015

MailGuard have identified and successfully blocked a 0-day email phishing scam campaign purporting to be from New Zealand’s Kiwibank.

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Fake DHL ‘Tracking Procedure’ Malware Email Scam

By Daniel Graziano on Oct 6, 2015

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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Zero Day Email Phishing Scam Targeting PayPal Customers

By Daniel Graziano on Sep 30, 2015

A recent email phishing run purporting to be from PayPal is targeting PayPal users with an identity theft scam. If successful, the victim is vulnerable to having their PayPal account hijacked, their credit card credentials used to make fraudulent purchases and their identity stolen.

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Email Phishing Scam Targeting Microsoft Outlook Web ...

By Daniel Graziano on Sep 28, 2015

MailGuard have identified and successfully blocked an email phishing attack targeted at recipients using Microsoft’s Outlook Web Application (OWA).

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3 Things to Take Office 365 Mail From Great to ...

By MailGuard Editor on Aug 18, 2015

There’s little doubt that Microsoft’s Office 365 services have completely changed the way companies have looked at cloud services. Although others, like Google, offered cloud productivity like office applications and email first, it’s Office 365 that has turned interest in the cloud into deploying in the cloud.

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