ANZ Bank exploited again in a new phishing scam designed to steal banking credentials

Posted by Vinelli Alarcon on 10 January 2020 11:29:15 AEDT

ANZ Banking Group customers are the target of the most recent email phishing scam. The email’s sender display name is ‘ANZ Online’ however the emails are coming from a compromised email account.

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New year, not so new scam – Netflix email scam refreshed

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 02 January 2020 16:27:41 AEDT

As we enter a new year, it should come as no surprise that Netflix remains a favourite with cybercriminals. This simple email phishing scam is once more hitting inboxes in the first days of 2020. The email tells recipients ‘Your Netflix Membership is on hold’ with a sender display name of NETFLIX, although the emails are actually coming from a compromised email account.

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Year End Email Scams Continue: AWS, HubSpot, MailGun follow PayPal & Netflix

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 30 December 2019 11:59:55 AEDT

In the closing days of 2019, while many of us are winding down, cybercriminals continue to probe inboxes with a myriad of email stings designed to catch us unaware.

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Don’t fall for this new PayPal scam in the holiday rush

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 24 December 2019 10:34:54 AEDT

On the eve of Christmas and the holiday festive period, a new email phishing scam is arriving in inboxes masquerading as PayPal. The HTML email which claims to come from ‘PayPal Support’ has the subject ‘[Urgent] Account Verification Required’ and it alerts recipients that ‘We noticed some unusual activity’ on your account.

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The latest Netflix email scam lands just in time for the holidays

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 23 December 2019 11:18:31 AEDT

Subscribers to Netflix are once again the target of an email scam landing in inboxes on the eve of the holidays. An email with the simple subject line ‘Update your payment details’ from 'Netflix Team' tells recipients that Netflix is ‘having some trouble with your billing information. We’ll try again, but in the meantime, you may want to update your payment details.’

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Our holiday season opening hours

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 20 December 2019 10:19:28 AEDT

As the year comes to a close, a big thank you to everyone who has helped us on our journey in making 2019 a huge success.

To help ensure you are supported during the end-of-year holiday period, our service desk will be available and ready to assist you with your needs 24 hours a day (Mon-Sun), as per normal.

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Suncorp impersonated in phishing email scam; recipients asked to ‘upgrade’ to new database

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 18 December 2019 16:20:25 AEDT

MailGuard has intercepted a phishing email scam purporting to be from Suncorp.

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Phishing email spoofing Netflix asks users to ‘reset’ accounts within 72 hours

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 17 December 2019 13:09:46 AEDT

Netflix users, don’t panic if you receive an email claiming your account information needs to be ‘reset’. The popular entertainment company has once again been spoofed by cybercriminals in a phishing email scam.

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Telstra brandjacked in latest email scam

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 13 December 2019 13:56:24 AEDT

Telstra impersonated as the subject of a simple email scam, this time aiming to deliver a malicious Jar file download. Masquerading as an invoice in a ZIP attachment, the email simply reads ‘Your new Telstra bill for account is attached.’  

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ANZ Impersonated in Scam Aiming to Steal Banking Credentials

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 13 December 2019 13:51:19 AEDT

ANZ Banking Group customers are the target of the most recent email phishing scam being blocked by the MailGuard team. The email, which features the New Zealand Black Caps, tells recipients that ‘Online Banking is Now Blocked.’ Advising customers that they have been locked out of Internet Banking for security purposes because suspicious activity was detected on the account. Customers are asked to verify their identity in order to unlock their account.

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Invitation email to 'end of year event' contains malicious phishing link

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 12 December 2019 12:57:56 AEDT

MailGuard has intercepted a phishing email scam masquerading as an e-invite to an ‘end of year event’.

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Phishing email spoofing WeTransfer shares file 'concerning our new order'

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 11 December 2019 16:25:46 AEDT

Confidential business documents such as contracts, legal documents and finance records are commonly passed on from one recipient to another via email. But how can you tell if links to such important documents are safe to click when they appear in your inbox?

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Extortion email scam demands ransom Bitcoin payment; uses QR code to provide address

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 11 December 2019 10:53:26 AEDT

Extortion email scams have been on the rise lately, fueled by multiple data breaches that have leaked mass amounts of personal information. MailGuard intercepted an extortion scam on the 8th of December morning (AEST).

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Malicious email impersonates Westpac New Zealand; asks users to validate accounts

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 06 December 2019 13:18:40 AEDT

Users of Westpac Bank’s online banking services are advised to be on the lookout for a malicious email purporting to be from the bank. The email was first detected by MailGuard on the 5th of December evening (AEST).

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Commonwealth Bank impersonated in phishing scam; email asks users to confirm card ‘activity’

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 29 November 2019 14:04:33 AEDT

Exercise caution if you receive an email supposedly from Commonwealth Bank. MailGuard has detected a phishing email scam spoofing the bank is infiltrating inboxes.

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