Think before you click: Phishing email titled “Cloud Sync Err” claims you have “unreceived emails”

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 25 September 2020 17:57:15 AEST

MailGuard has intercepted a phishing email purporting to be an automatically generated notification, sent supposedly from recipient’s "Mail Cloud system".

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Beware: Email containing fake DHL “shipment” tracking leads to phishing page

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 24 September 2020 19:49:57 AEST

With online shopping on the rise, it’s common for parcel tracking notifications to appear in inboxes – a trend cybercriminals continue to exploit in their bid to trick users.

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Phishing email sent from compromised account uses fake “docyment” to trick users

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 22 September 2020 19:16:06 AEST

Here’s a good reminder of why it doesn’t hurt to think twice before clicking on links within an email – even if it appears to be sent from a known sender.

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Scam alert: Email delivering shared “folder” includes phishing link

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 17 September 2020 14:35:58 AEST

Don't be too quick to click everything that appears in your inbox. A new email claiming to share a new “folder” has been identified as a phishing scam by MailGuard and has been successfully blocked.

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Don't click: Phishing email claiming you have “pending messages” leads to fake Microsoft Outlook-branded login page

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 09 September 2020 21:08:29 AEST

Email users are advised to be wary of a phishing email masquerading as a “pending message notification”.

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Alert: Phishing email sent via compromised account exploits Microsoft branding to trick users

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 08 September 2020 19:11:05 AEST

Microsoft is once again the subject of a phishing email scam.

MailGuard intercepted a malicious email in the form of a file-sharing notification from an account that appears to be compromised. The email body contains the Microsoft logo, and invites recipients to review the document via a button.

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Phishing email asks users to upgrade mailbox; uses LinkedIn redirect to avoid detection

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 08 September 2020 16:38:48 AEST

MailGuard has intercepted a phishing email purporting to be a notification from users’ “email account team”.

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Email scam spoofs Adobe Document Cloud to harvest user credentials

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 04 September 2020 12:14:24 AEST

Email users should be wary of emails landing in their inbox from Adobe Document Cloud, which may in fact be the latest scam spoofing the software in an attempt to harvest sensitive user data. Sent from ‘Document via Adobe Acrobat’ the emails mimic an actual Adobe email, telling the recipient that they have ‘a pending document’ which they are ‘required to access before the expiry date.’ It continues by informing recipients that ‘It’s mandatory you follow the below button.’

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Beware: Zoom-themed phishing email scam intercepted

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 03 September 2020 21:02:28 AEST

Video conferencing platform Zoom continues to be popular among cybercriminals looking to trick email users.

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Cybercriminals continue using compromised Dropbox accounts to send scam emails

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 26 August 2020 22:08:25 AEST

 
In the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, file sharing platforms like Dropbox are as popular as ever among employees working remotely. It should come as no surprise that Dropbox continues to be a favourite among cybercriminals.

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Phishing email scam claims your Zoom “meeting attendees are waiting”

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 24 August 2020 16:58:41 AEST

With more businesses implementing remote working policies for their employees in light of the COVID-19 crisis, the usage of popular videoconferencing apps like Zoom is rising – and cybercriminals are using this spike to their advantage.

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Scam Alert: Phishing email claims to share a “secured document using Adobe Creative Cloud Service”

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 13 August 2020 19:54:23 AEST

In the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic, it's common for employees working remotely to share business documents with one another via email. It looks like cybercriminals are increasingly exploiting that trend.  

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Phishing email asks users to review “pending emails” via a malicious link

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 04 August 2020 16:54:00 AEST

Receiving an email about supposedly pending or inaccessible messages can be alarming, but it doesn’t hurt to think twice about the credibility of the email – especially if it involves clicking on unknown links.

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Caution: Cybercriminals are using compromised Dropbox accounts to scam email users

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 30 July 2020 18:41:33 AEST

Dropbox is once again the subject of a new phishing campaign.

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Phishing email spoofs Westpac, claims your “online purchases have been stopped”

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 17 July 2020 17:33:34 AEST

Cybercriminals have once again exploited Westpac Bank’s trademarks in a phishing email scam.

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