High Alert – New AFP traffic infringement scam

High Alert – New AFP traffic infringement scam

Stay Smart Online has just issued a New AFP traffic infringment scam email. These widely circulated fake emails look convincing at first glance, but the subject line ‘Your info about violation is now public’ does not sound official. Clues that this is a...

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Beware of targeted e-Toll and AusPost malware emails

Beware of targeted e-Toll and AusPost malware emails

Looks like E-Toll and Aus-Post Scams are again doing the rounds. This one was just released as a high priority from "Stay Safe Online". These scam emails use the same ‘View in OneDrive’ hook to entice email users to download malware onto their computer: Don’t click on...

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Multifaceted email ransomware campaign currently underway

Priority Level: HIGH 7 SEPTEMBER 2017 The first method uses a fake email that claims to be from eBay, with a common subject line ‘Your invoice for eBay purchases (098871971234567#)’. The ‘click’ link leads to a web page designed to download ransomware onto...

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Telstra brand tapped in fresh fake email scam

Telstra brand tapped in fresh fake email scam

A new wave of fake scam emails pretending to be from Telstra were identified on 4 September by local email filtering firm, MailGuard. The attack came in the form of fake Telstra bill emails, with MailGuard starting to pick the emails up from around 7:30 AM. In an...

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