PayPal Users Beware: Fake Emails Claiming, ‘Your Account Has Been Limited’ Landing in Inboxes

Posted by MailGuard on 16 September 2021 13:52:32 AEST

PayPal users should be watchful before opening or responding to any generic emails advising of a ‘limit’ being placed on their account, as it is most likely a devious attempt by scammers to get a hold of account and credit card information. Many of us rely on PayPal, (approximately 392 million, in fact) as a trusted way to make and receive payments, with 29 million active merchants using the service to run their online businesses, particularly in the current pandemic influenced times. This is not the first time that MailGuard has intercepted a scam spoofing the popular global payment provider, with the rise of online shopping and ease of use from various, perhaps, unsecured devices, providing a vantage point for criminals.

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Beware: Phishing email purporting to be from Hongkong Post claims package “delivery procedures” could not be completed

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 11 December 2020 14:36:01 AEDT

MailGuard has intercepted a phishing email scam impersonating postal services company, Hongkong Post.

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Year-end parcel delivery scams continue: DHL impersonated once again in phishing email

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 10 December 2020 17:30:51 AEDT

As we head deeper into the year-end shopping season, cybercriminals continue using parcel delivery related lures to trick users.

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Another parcel delivery scam: Phishing email spoofing DHL hits inboxes amid the year-end shopping season

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 02 December 2020 14:36:01 AEDT

MailGuard has intercepted a phishing email scam purporting to be from popular shipping company, DHL.

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‘Tis the season to be phished: 4 cyber tips for your employees as Black Friday & Cyber Monday sales begin

Posted by Craig McDonald on 25 November 2020 14:42:06 AEDT

In a year gutted by a worldwide pandemic, the 2020 year-end holiday and shopping season will be unlike any other.

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Email scam targets Amazon store online shoppers

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 28 May 2019 16:35:08 AEST

MailGuard began intercepting a large volume of scam emails earlier today (AEST) masquerading as Amazon. The fraudulent emails carry legitimate-looking Amazon store branding, with varying messages, although they all ultimately require users to update their account details via a link provided.

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