Beware: Fake DHL Phishing Email Claims 'Your shipment is on its way'

Posted by MailGuard on 21 October 2021 16:46:52 AEDT

Recipients of an email with the subject, ‘Your shipment is on its way’ purporting to be from ‘DHL Customer Care’, are strongly advised to not click onlinks asking them to retrieve any parcels awaiting them. The email is likely to bea phishing attempt by cybercriminals, aiming to steal credentials and potentially install malware on your network. 

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Convincing Office 365 Phishing Email Warns Users of ‘Fraudulent Activities’

Posted by MailGuard on 20 October 2021 09:32:13 AEDT

MailGuard has intercepted a phishing email warning users that their Office 365 registration needs to be verified within 48 hours, or else risk having their account suspended.  With millions of businesses and individuals using (Microsoft) Office 365 globally for their daily tasks and communications, it is highly likely that a lack of vigilance will result in cybercriminals stealing credentials for later criminal use, such as identity theft, BEC, sold on the dark web and more.  

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“Email Password Expired” Hook in Phishing Email Scam

Posted by MailGuard on 14 October 2021 14:36:34 AEDT

No business is immune from a cyber-attack, as is the case with this recent phishing scam intercepted by MailGuard. Scammers are targeting victims with an email titled, ‘Warning: Your email password has expired’. Recipients of this email are advised to be cautious before clicking on any links. Cybercriminals use social engineering tactics such as phishing to trick innocent victims into providing them with data to further their criminal activity.  

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‘Fierce Majeure Policy Review’ HR Email Scam Targeting Microsoft Users

Posted by MailGuard on 13 October 2021 14:57:59 AEDT

Cybercriminals have targeted unsuspecting victims with a phishing email purporting to be from the Human Resources Department of their respective employer. The scam uses multiple methods of redirection to the phishing site, with the use of highly accurate Microsoft branding, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Teams and SharePoint. With over 190 million people across the globe using SharePoint alone, users need to remain extremely vigilant and think twice before downloading any unfamiliar files or clicking on suspicious links, as this could allow threat actors to steal your credentials and potentially install malware, leading to a myriad of other criminal activity.  

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Cybercriminals Craft ‘Password Expiry Notification’ Email to Scam Outlook Web App Users

Posted by MailGuard on 07 October 2021 13:39:46 AEDT

Outlook Web App users must take care and double-check any emails advising that your password has expired - it’s more than likely a phishing attempt by cybercriminals to steal login credentials.  

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Scammers Masquerade as Telstra with 'Service Interruption' Warning

Posted by MailGuard on 30 September 2021 14:31:24 AEST

A fraudulent email purporting to be from Telstra is landing in inboxes, putting the company’s 18 million customers at risk. 

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Commonwealth Bank Customers Targeted with Fake ‘Security Alert’ Email

Posted by MailGuard on 23 September 2021 15:55:07 AEST

Commonwealth Bank customers are again being targeted by cybercriminals with a new phishing scam designed to steal customers’ credentials, including their name, date of birth, zip code, phone contact, credit card and client number and password details. As one of the most respected brands in corporate Australia, and an expansive customer base, Commonwealth Bank customers must remain vigilant when receiving emails about problems with their account.

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Microsoft OneDrive Users Remain Vigilant As ‘Jobs Alert’ Phishing Scam Does the Rounds

Posted by MailGuard on 23 September 2021 15:20:54 AEST

Email users need to be extra vigilant, with MailGuard intercepting an email phishing scam purporting to be from a well-known repair company, however the email is in fact from a compromised email account, making it difficult to discern from a legitimate request. File sharing amongst colleagues and clients is commonplace, and a practise that cybercriminals have taken advantage of in recent times for credential harvesting and potentially install malware onto computer networks.  

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Microsoft Inspire 2020 – Some highlights and key takeaways

Posted by MailGuard on 30 July 2020 17:10:39 AEST

For the first time ever, Microsoft Inspire 2020, was an all-virtual conference this year.

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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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