‘Next level security’: ID verification email spoofing Suncorp delivers phishing attack

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 02 July 2019 14:46:00 AEST

With cybercrime evolving daily, cybercriminals are becoming more and more innovative when it comes to tricking unsuspecting users.

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Phishing email spoofing NAB informs users of supposed ‘unexpected sign-in attempt’

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 28 June 2019 11:18:41 AEST

National Australia Bank (NAB) continues to be embroiled in cyber-attacks. MailGuard intercepted another phishing email scam purporting to come from the bank on Wednesday morning (AEST), 26th June 2019.

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NAB spoofed once again in a legitimate-looking phishing email scam

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 12 June 2019 16:39:54 AEST

It looks like the series of banking-related email scams that MailGuard detected over the last month is far from over. Having imitated banks such as Westpac, ANZ and BankWest recently, cybercriminals have once again spoofed National Australia Bank (NAB) in a bid to steal users’ confidential information.

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Phishing email scam spoofing Westpac claims to detect ‘unusual activity’ in users’ bank accounts

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 04 June 2019 15:04:46 AEST

The banking industry is increasingly becoming a favourite among cybercriminals. After intercepting multiple variations of an email scam spoofing NAB earlier today, MailGuard has now detected another phishing email scam purporting to be from Westpac.

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Warning: Multiple variations of a phishing email scam spoofing NAB hit inboxes

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 04 June 2019 12:03:55 AEST

Imitating leading financial institutions such as banks is a common trick adopted by cybercriminals to again access to users’ confidential data. MailGuard intercepted multiple variations of a large-scale phishing email scam purporting to come from National Australia Bank (NAB).

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Email scam targets Amazon store online shoppers

Posted by Daniel McShanag on 28 May 2019 16:35:08 AEST

MailGuard began intercepting a large volume of scam emails earlier today (AEST) masquerading as Amazon. The fraudulent emails carry legitimate-looking Amazon store branding, with varying messages, although they all ultimately require users to update their account details via a link provided.

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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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Client Spotlight: Capitol Health

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 03 May 2019 10:08:38 AEST

A MailGuard client since February 2018, Capitol Health is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging services to the Australian healthcare market. Their objective is to build a leading healthcare business with potential for sustainable growth and profitability.  

We spoke to Brendan Revell, head of IT at Capitol Health to find out more about the company’s cybersecurity strategy and their experiences working with MailGuard.

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Fraudulent fax email contains malicious XLSX file

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 23 October 2018 17:15:01 AEDT

Malicious files can masquerade in any form, and cybercriminals often take advantage of this fact when tricking innocent victims.

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Phishing email alert: Apple Pay brandjacked in sophisticated attack

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 18 October 2018 14:26:18 AEDT

As cybercrime morphs and evolves in complexity, cybercriminals are increasingly mimicking well-known brands and trusted companies, brandjacking them in a bid to infect computer systems and to steal sensitive data.

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Watch Out: Purchase order email scam links to malicious downloads

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 18 October 2018 12:55:05 AEDT

Do not be too quick to click everything you see in your inbox. Cybercriminals circulated a malicious email in the form of a fraudulent purchase order on Tuesday afternoon.

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Phishing email purporting to be from MyGov aims to steal personal data

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 17 October 2018 15:05:55 AEDT

Think twice before providing any confidential information online – even if it is supposedly to government authorities. A well-executed and elaborate phishing scam is currently hitting inboxes, purporting to have come from MyGov and the Australian Government.

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