Expecting a Parcel? Stay Cautious, Australia Post Phishing Scam Circulating

Posted by MailGuard on 09 September 2021 13:39:16 AEST

An email phishing scam purporting to be from Australia Post has been intercepted by MailGuard. There has been an increase in parcel deliveries due to the lockdowns and COVID restrictions currently happening Australia-wide, and cybercriminals are taking advantage of expectant recipients by using email phishing scams from commonly used delivery services such as DHL and Australia Post to secure sensitive details for credential harvesting purposes. It’s important that email users remain extra cautious before opening any emails pertaining to deliveries, particularly one’s that you are not expecting. Levels of anticipation may be further heightened by recent delays resulting from AusPost workers in COVID isolation 

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USPS email scam – “Missing information and delivery fee”

Posted by MailGuard on 02 July 2021 18:41:20 AEST

MailGuard is currently intercepting a fraudulent USPS (US Postal Service) email scam with the subject line “Missing information and delivery fee, [your name] – Update your informations”.

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Don’t be fooled by this DHL-themed phishing email claiming ‘you have a package pending delivery in Terminal 1’

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 09 June 2021 17:19:46 AEST

MailGuard has intercepted another phishing email that impersonates popular shipping company DHL, masquerading as a delivery alert in order to trick users.

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Warning: Phishing email purporting to be from Australia Post claims your parcel will be returned

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 04 June 2021 11:56:02 AEST

Australia Post continues to be popular among cybercriminals looking to trick users, especially as we approach the End of Financial Year (EOFY).

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Watch Out: DHL-themed phishing email scam claims you have an ‘undelivered parcel’

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 28 May 2021 14:51:07 AEST

As we head closer to the End of Financial Year (EOFY), cybercriminals continue using parcel delivery related lures to trick users.

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Scam Alert: Phishing email impersonating DHL informs users of a failed delivery attempt

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 14 May 2021 18:26:24 AEST

Cybercriminals continue impersonating popular shipping company DHL in phishing scams designed to steal confidential data.

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Don’t be fooled: Phishing email masquerading as delivery alert leads to fake Australia Post-branded pages

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 14 May 2021 13:47:19 AEST

Parcel-delivery scams continue targeting inboxes as the End of Financial Year (EOFY) approaches. MailGuard has intercepted a new phishing email scam that purports to be a delivery alert, ultimately leading to fraudulent pages employing Australia Post’s branding.

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Warning: Another DHL-themed phishing email scam intercepted as the EOFY approaches

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 05 May 2021 19:02:07 AEST

International shipping company DHL is once again the subject of a phishing email scam intercepted by MailGuard.

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Parcel delivery scam strikes again: Phishing email impersonating Aramex claims ‘package was not delivered’

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 09 April 2021 13:04:44 AEST

MailGuard has intercepted a phishing email impersonating multinational logistics and package delivery company, Aramex.

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Another package delivery scam: Phishing email impersonating New Zealand Post asks users to pay custom duty

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 28 October 2020 18:41:39 AEDT

MailGuard has intercepted a phishing email impersonating New Zealand Post (NZP), New Zealand’s national postal service.

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Parcel delivery email scam spoofs Aramex, claims delivery was ‘unsucessful’

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 13 February 2020 12:51:18 AEDT

Valentine’s Day is a day away, so it’s perhaps no surprise that cybercriminals are using parcel delivery email scams to trick unsuspecting recipients.

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Fraudulent fax email contains malicious XLSX file

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 23 October 2018 17:15:01 AEDT

Malicious files can masquerade in any form, and cybercriminals often take advantage of this fact when tricking innocent victims.

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DocuSign brand spoofed in latest email brandjacking

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 21 September 2018 10:30:42 AEST

Keep an eye out for the latest DocuSign email scam that was circulating Wednesday (AEST). Masquerading as a credit application, the subjects generally relate to a ‘Credit Card Application’ or a ‘Loan Application.’

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Do not open: FedEx TNT email scam claims 'Unable to locate you'

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 18 September 2018 16:59:54 AEST

Tell your teams to be careful clicking on any parcel delivery emails this afternoon. MailGuard is blocking a FedEx TNT email scam with a subject line that reads ‘Unable to locate you.’

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