Don’t fall for this fraudulent FedEx phishing email

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 ...

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 ...

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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Don’t click: Well-known university impersonated in ...

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 ...

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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Breaking: Bold PayPal scam phishes for passwords, bank ...

By Jaclyn McRae on 20 September 2016 15:50:00 AEST

A brazen new PayPal phishing email attempts to steal a range of private information including ATM pins and credit card details.

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Accounting sector targeted in successive Trojan email ...

By Jaclyn McRae on 19 September 2016 09:42:00 AEST

 Accountants and bookkeepers have been the target of high-volume phishing attacks in the past week.

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Latest threat: New Google Drive phishing scam hits ...

By Jaclyn McRae on 14 September 2016 17:26:27 AEST

 A new Google Drive phishing scam email hitting inboxes today uses a compromised account to try to trick recipients into clicking an email from a familiar name.

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Breaking: Cybercriminals impersonate Intuit QuickBooks ...

By Jaclyn McRae on 14 September 2016 09:06:59 AEST

 A major cloud-accounting provider is being impersonated in a malicious new email scam.

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Cybercriminals launch fake Xero invoice attack, ...

By MailGuard Editor on 12 September 2016 17:04:00 AEST

 Scam emails leveraging the familiar brand of cloud accounting company Xero have delivered malware to inboxes across Australia, New Zealand and beyond.

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Breaking: Microsoft brand again centre of cyber scam

By Jaclyn McRae on 09 September 2016 12:29:59 AEST

The world’s biggest brand names are being used to trick people into handing over sensitive personal and financial information. 

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Email scam tactics explained: What are phishing, spear ...

By Craig McDonald on 07 September 2016 15:28:55 AEST

Every day, cyber criminals are dreaming up new get-rich-quick schemes. Whether impersonating a popular brand on Facebook, offering bulk followers on Instagram, or trying to deceive a well-meaning accounts worker, it’s hard to escape opportunistic scammers.

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Don’t click: Zero-day Optus invoice scam deploys ...

By Jaclyn McRae on 05 September 2016 12:36:23 AEST

A large run of fake Optus emails uses realistic branding and varying body content to deceive victims and outrun anti-spam algorithms.

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Breaking: Realistic phishing scam again preys on ...

By Jaclyn McRae on 01 September 2016 17:17:45 AEST

A fake website designed to mimic the official PayPal site is being used in a ploy to steal recipients’ log-in details and credit card information.

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Breaking: High-volume malware attack thwarted

By Jaclyn McRae on 31 August 2016 16:40:29 AEST

MailGuard is today blocking a large-scale run of email attacks aiming to implant malware with a single click.

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