Phishing email spoofing Westpac informs users their card has been put on ‘hold’

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 27 February 2020 17:13:23 AEDT

Cybercriminals have once again exploited Westpac Bank’s trademarks in a phishing email scam.

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Would you fall for a brandjacking scam?

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 24 May 2019 13:15:29 AEST

Brandjacking - where cybercriminals impersonate the brands we trust, in order to fool us into clicking on malicious content - has affected some of the world’s biggest companies, past and present. 

Anyone can be a target of brandjacking scams.

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Phishing scam email mimics Westpac; claims your account is ‘locked’

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 08 November 2018 10:02:11 AEDT

Think twice before opening any attachments purporting to be from Westpac. The established bank has been brandjacked by cybercriminals attempting to steal confidential data from users.

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Heads-up: Your Westpac account hasn’t really been locked

Posted by Jaclyn McRae on 07 June 2017 15:25:49 AEST

 A low-tech phishing attempt is currently targeting Westpac customers.

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ANZ, Wells Fargo & Westpac: The Latest Bank Brands Used By CyberCrime Networks For Email Scams

Posted by Annamaria Montagnese on 02 May 2016 18:25:28 AEST

A common target for cyber criminals are online banking users. A large number of emails quarantined and analysed by MailGuard recently have identified some interesting scams circulating.

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Breaking: Westpac Scam Targets Phone Banking Credentials

Posted by Annamaria Montagnese on 18 April 2016 15:18:39 AEST

Australian banking customers beware, a new phishing scam email is circulating purporting to be from Westpac Bank.

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Latest Online Banking Email Phishing Scams Target Westpac Customers

Posted by Daniel Graziano on 27 October 2015 16:51:00 AEDT

MailGuard have identified further variations of the fraudulent 0-day Westpac scam campaign currently circulating.   

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MailGuard Identifies and Stops Westpac Email Hoax Reaching Hundreds of Thousands of Aussie Inboxes

Posted by MailGuard Editor on 15 March 2013 03:00:00 AEDT

This Thursday, since 9.30 am, MailGuard has identified and stopped a torrent of malware laden emails purportedly coming from WestPac.

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