Warning: ‘Account verification’ email impersonating NAB delivers phishing attack

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 23 February 2021 18:23:41 AEDT

National Australia Bank (NAB) has once again been impersonated by cybercriminals in a phishing email scam designed to steal users’ confidential data.

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Would you fall for a brandjacking scam?

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 24 May 2019 13:15:29 AEST

Brandjacking - where cybercriminals impersonate the brands we trust, in order to fool us into clicking on malicious content - has affected some of the world’s biggest companies, past and present. 

Anyone can be a target of brandjacking scams.

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Phishing attack delivered by email spoofing NAB

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 30 November 2018 11:11:09 AEDT

A new scam email purporting to come from National Australia Bank (NAB) is currently infiltrating inboxes.

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Email purports to be from NAB, delivers phishing attack

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 22 November 2018 16:50:12 AEDT

Imitating leading financial institutions such as banks to gain access to users’ confidential data isn’t exactly a new trick adopted by cybercriminals, but it is still one to be wary of. MailGuard intercepted one such phishing email scam purporting to come from National Australia Bank (NAB).

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NAB Bank branding hijacked in new credit card fraud

Posted by Emmanuel Marshall on 21 August 2018 09:32:05 AEST

The NAB Bank's branding has been exploited by criminals in a new phishing fraud detected by MailGuard.

The email shown above appears to be a notification from the bank advising the recipient that their account “is now locked.”

The message contains several typical elements of a phishing email:

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New zero-day malware attack brandjacking NAB

Posted by Emmanuel Marshall on 06 August 2018 13:35:14 AEST

Banks are well-trusted institutions, so when cybercriminals are looking for good trademarks to use in their email attacks they often rip-off bank branding.

This new scam email uses the NAB trademark to try and persuade recipients that it is a genuine notification message from their bank. The message tells the victim that they have been sent a “SWIFT message” as a “confirmation of payment” to their account.

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Delete: NAB phishing scam currently circulating

Posted by Jaclyn McRae on 25 May 2017 17:30:00 AEST

A new email scam mimicking a Big Four bank falsely tells recipients their account has been disabled.

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NAB Survey Scam Tricks Customers To Steal Credit Card Credentials

Posted by Annamaria Montagnese on 16 June 2016 23:01:30 AEST

If you bank with the National Australia Bank (NAB), be warned that cyber criminals are sending out a fake survey with the promise to reward participants with a $75 thank-you payment.

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Beware: New NAB Email Phishing Scam

Posted by Richard Price on 08 December 2015 12:11:26 AEDT

MailGuard has successfully blocked a targeted phishing campaign from cyber criminals posing as National Australia Bank (NAB).

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