BankWest customers targeted in latest email scam

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 28 May 2019 13:30:53 AEST

BankWest is the latest bank to be brandjacked in another online banking scam this week. Customers are informed in an email that their “online access will be discontinued and deleted ... due to a failure to comply with our online update regulations.”

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Phishing email scam claims your incoming messages were blocked

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 10 May 2019 13:20:44 AEST

Do not be too quick to click everything in your inbox. Cybercriminals circulated multiple variations of a malicious phishing email scam on Friday (AEST).

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Generic email spoofs Microsoft Exchange; delivers phishing attack

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 10 May 2019 12:43:43 AEST

Careful not to click through on the latest email phishing scam impersonating Microsoft Exchange. The first run of the attack began hitting email inboxes on Thursday morning AEST, 9th May 2019.

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Optus brandjacked again via legitimate-looking email scam

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 03 May 2019 12:00:01 AEST

Popular telecommunications company Optus has once again been spoofed by cybercriminals.

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Box email scam mimics business file-sharing platform

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 24 April 2019 14:35:51 AEST

Box, a popular cloud-based file sharing and collaboration platform for business, is the subject of the latest brandjacking email that started landing in inboxes Tuesday (AEST).

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Invoice Scam Alert: Malicious email mimics Invoice2Go

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 15 April 2019 16:58:46 AEST

A new email scam impersonating the popular invoicing app, Invoice2Go is hitting Australian inboxes. Cybercriminals are sending hoax invoice notifications purporting to be from the company to users. These malicious emails were first detected by MailGuard Monday morning (AEST).  

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Payload email scam spoofs Optus once again

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 10 April 2019 16:03:18 AEST

Cybercrime networks are once again sending email scams purporting to come from popular telecommunications company, Optus. MailGuard detected several such malicious emails throughout the day on Tuesday.  

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WATCH: Email invoice scam spoofs Xero

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 05 April 2019 13:25:24 AEDT

Earlier this week, MailGuard detected an email scam spoofing popular cloud accounting firm, Xero.

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Cybercriminals mimic Xero in invoice email scam

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 04 April 2019 14:07:29 AEDT

Popular cloud accounting company Xero has once again been spoofed in an email scam.

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WATCH: Netflix embroiled in another phishing email scam

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 04 April 2019 14:07:02 AEDT

Earlier this week, MailGuard detected an email scam spoofing popular entertainment company, Netflix. 

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Netflix spoofed once again in phishing email scam

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 04 April 2019 14:06:38 AEDT

Popular entertainment company Netflix has once again been embroiled in a phishing email scam.

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ATO spoofed in new phishing email scam

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 04 April 2019 14:05:45 AEDT

MailGuard has intercepted another email phishing scam purporting to be from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). 

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Extortion phishing email spoofs CIA; demands Bitcoin payment

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 19 March 2019 16:59:22 AEDT

Extortion phishing scams have been on the rise lately, often preying on a mix of humiliation and embarrassment to trick recipients. MailGuard intercepted a particularly large run of such a scam around midday (AEDT) on Sunday, the 17th of March.

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WATCH: Optus spoofed again via malicious emails

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 15 March 2019 11:41:47 AEDT

Earlier this week, MailGuard detected an email scam spoofing popular telecommunications company, Optus. 

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Warning: Malicious email scam spoofing Optus continues to hit inboxes

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 13 March 2019 13:50:19 AEDT

Exactly a month ago, MailGuard shared details of an email scam purporting to be from Optus, using the domain ‘optusnet.com.au’. Now, we have detected another very similar run of scam emails that use the same domain name and employ similar techniques to trick unsuspecting recipients.

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