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Apple Pay “brandjacked” in new phishing attack
Cybercriminals are mimicking well-known companies, “brandjacking” them in a bid to infect computer systems and to steal sensitive data.
19 Oct 18
Melbourne cybersecurity firm snaps up MailGuard cofounder
According to Forticode CEO Tony Smales, the addition of MailGuard cofounder Simon Cocking is like ‘picking up a star recruit’.
05 Jun 18
Ezi Office Supplies site compromised in email phishing attack
“On Feb 20 Ezi Office Supplies went on social media to warn their customers that they had been having problems with their email system."
06 Mar 18
Email scams spotted this week: eBay, Xerox, Office 365, and Xero
01 Mar 18
Microsoft Dynamics brandjacked in latest wave of email scams
Microsoft Dynamics is one of the latest applications to have its branding mimicked through phishing attacks that collect Microsoft login credentials.
19 Feb 18
MailGuard brings on Colin Garro to lead channel business
The newly created role will see Garro take the lead on strategic alliances while pursuing new markets.
29 Jan 18
New year rings in scams in the guise of Suncorp, MYOB, and ASIC emails
MailGuard has already detected three different email scams targeting Australians this year.
08 Jan 18
Cybercrime selling like hotcakes: Ransomware sales soar 2500% in one year
The way criminals ply their trade has changed dramatically since the rise of the digital era, and not for the better – at least for the victims.
28 Nov 17
Mass Telstra, Xero & CBA email scams blocked in a single week
Telstra, Xero, CBA and go via have all been impersonated as part of phishing scams that are starting to look like the real thing.
28 Sep 17
Email scammers targeting SMBs under guise of accounting software
Cybercrime networks may be chasing smaller businesses who don’t have a dedicated infosec or IT team to help defend against scams.
21 Sep 17
Dissecting the most common email scams that hit Aussie inboxes
MailGuard explains the most common types of email scams, and why some companies are more popular targets for brandjacking than others.
14 Aug 17
Scammers hijack MYOB brand in malicious email scams
MYOB users are being warned to watch out for a malware phishing scam targeting inboxes this week.
21 Jun 17
NAB phishing scams making the rounds, MailGuard reports
A new wave of bank phishing emails is hitting recipients, this time from attackers impersonating National Australia Bank.
29 May 17
In-depth: Security experts explain the WannaCry ransomware's world domination
Does it make you WannaCry? Experts from around the world comment on the ransomware's deadly attacks over the weekend, & if there's a way to stop it.
15 May 17
Large-scale ASIC scammer targets Australian businesses
Scammers are posing as the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) Registry to get money and personal information.
26 Apr 17
Fake eWAY invoice contains malicious macro attachments
MailGuard has detected a new email malware scam that masquerades as an Australian online payments company.
10 Apr 17
MailGuard takes different approach to security awareness by launching 'how to' guide
MailGuard has taken a different approach to cybercrime awareness with the launch of a new book to help leaders understand the problem.
28 Mar 17
Australian businesses targeted by ASIC impersonation fraud
MailGuard recently warned of a new phishing scam using false ASIC credentials, which installs malware on unsuspecting victims’ computers.
13 Mar 17
Weekly Asia security roundup: Check Point, Mimecast, NEC and phishing attacks
SecurityBrief Asia revisits the biggest stories from the week that was.
24 Feb 17
Phishers bypass content blockers and target Apple users in latest attacks
A simple replica login page is fooling Apple users into falling for a phishing attack - and it's using font substitution to bypass content blockers.
20 Feb 17
AMEX phishing scam uses encryption to lull users into ‘false sense of security’
A new fake AMEX phishing attack uses tactics that lull users into a false sense of security: A mirrored website and SSL certificates, says MailGuard.
27 Jan 17
DHL phishing email drops malicious .exe file on curious victims
Another phishing email is doing the rounds in Australian inboxes, and this time it’s a fake email that appears from trusted courier company DHL.
24 Jan 17
Hemisphere Technologies signs ANZ distie deal to bolster portfolio
Hemisphere Technologies has signed an ANZ distribution deal with MailGuard to add a cloud security offering to its portfolio.
18 Feb 15
MailGuard on the hunt for partners in NZ
Australia-based cloud email security vendor keen to connect with resellers this side of the Tasman.
17 Nov 11