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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Warning: Massive phishing campaigns are targeting millions of Office 365 users worldwide. Here’s how you can protect your business.

Posted by Craig McDonald on 14 July 2020 18:06:56 AEST

Office 365 users are prime targets of criminal-intent email threats, and this continues to be reinforced by recent reports of massive phishing campaigns threatening to cause catastrophic damage to businesses.

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Business email compromise scams cost Australians $132 million last year. What are you doing to keep your business safe?

Posted by MailGuard on 10 July 2020 14:28:03 AEST

Defending against Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks has long been a key component of many businesses’ cybersecurity strategies.

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PM Scott Morrison announces Australia is under a “sophisticated cyber-attack”: How can our businesses remain cyber-secure?

Posted by MailGuard on 03 July 2020 12:47:58 AEST

As many of you know by now, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced in a press conference last month that Australian private & public sector companies are being targeted in a massive cyber-attack by a "sophisticated state-based cyber actor". 

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80% of Australian companies believe their cybersecurity investments are ‘failing’, according to Accenture survey. How can we keep our businesses protected?

Posted by Craig McDonald on 25 June 2020 13:28:23 AEST

Why are some business owners still not paying attention and underestimating a real business risk? A staggering 80% of Australian companies believe their cybersecurity investments are ‘failing’.

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Cyber-attacks on Toll Group, BlueScope, Service NSW are “just the tip of the iceberg”: Alastair MacGibbon

Posted by Craig McDonald on 26 May 2020 11:06:53 AEST

In a year already marred by natural and biological crises, cybersecurity failures remain a critical threat. 

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Is your business ready to defend itself from sinister scams this EOFY?

Posted by Craig McDonald on 19 May 2020 14:05:59 AEST

Tax refunds supposedly from national taxation bodies. Requests to verify accounts from well-known banks via a link. Attachments containing delayed invoices from suppliers. 

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EOFY scams are coming. And this year, they may be more dangerous than ever.

Posted by MailGuard on 15 May 2020 11:19:01 AEST

The End of Financial Year (EOFY) is approaching – a period that notoriously witnesses a spike in finance and tax-related scams affecting business worldwide. Just this past month, we’ve intercepted several such email scams, including those brandjacking banks like ANZ & other financial institutions, and those containing statements of accounts. 

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