Careful what you click. Earlier today MailGuard intercepted yet another criminal intent email scam impersonating popular accounting software brand ‘Xero.’
MailGuard has detected a new zero-day phishing scam using fake Netflix branding.
Netflix has become a favourite vehicle for email fraudsters. Their large customer base makes them a valuable target for brandjacking; cybercrime that exploits the trademarks of well-known companies to deceive victims.
MailGuard has detected a Zero Day phishing scam using fake CBRE branding.
The message contains a download link purporting to be a scanned PDF document from a Xerox Multifunction Printer. This link actually goes to a website designed to harvest victim’s Microsoft login details.
Today’s spin on this familiar scam formula was the exploitation of Amazon’s name to deceive victims.
Over the last 24 hours, MailGuard has intercepted a generic malicious email attack that has a link to a malware file disguised in a Word document.
In the latest example of brandjacking, this evening we are seeing a run of phishing emails impersonating major retail brands. The criminal emails are leveraging several different compromised MailChimp accounts to bypass traditional email scanning software, and then using the power of major household name brands to entice users to click.
A scam email has appeared today that is pretending to be from Netflix. MailGuard detected the new scam early this morning, and stopped the malicious emails from entering our client’s inboxes.
This scam email is relatively well designed. The scammers are using a template system to generate individualised messages with specific recipient data.
In the early hours of this morning a new email phishing scam emerged, impersonating Microsoft Office 365.
The attack consists of a deceptively simple HTML email message, telling the recipient that their email account is over quota and that they need to upgrade their plan.
Frequently targeted ASIC and CBA have again been impersonated in new email scams circulating from this morning (AEDT). These scams are particularly deceitful as they are so well-crafted, with no grammatical errors and on-brand formatting.
Australians are being inundated by a huge spike in malicious email attacks coinciding with the end of financial year, led by a fresh batch of Origin Energy emails harbouring malware.
The headline and subheader tells us what you're offering, and the form header closes the deal. Over here you can explain why your offer is so great it's worth filling out a form for.