Displaying items by tag: phishing emails

Australia’s second largest telco Optus says that in 10 years working together with global anti-phishing and online brand protection company FraudWatch they have taken down more than 3,171 phishing emails, brand abuse, fake mobile apps and fake social media sites.

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GUEST OPINION by Lucas Salter, General Manager ANZ and APJ, Data Protection Solutions, Dell Technologies: Keeping an organisation running remotely brings challenges. Some are well documented - insert your videoconferencing call horror story here - but one of the biggest and underappreciated, is managing protecting, and recovering data from traditional and modern applications across core data centres, edge locations and public clouds.

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Monday, 30 November 2020 14:31

Top security tips for online shoppers

GUEST OPINION by Mathew Gomizel, Radware:  With the year’s biggest shopping season just around the corner, consumers are preparing to take advantage of enticing discounts and offers from a range of e-commerce websites and applications.

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Thursday, 15 October 2020 12:46

MailGuard warns of myGov phish campaign

Email security service MailGuard has detected a phishing campaign that tries to collect Australians' myGov credentials as well as personal information.

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GUEST OPINION by Joanne Wong, Vice President – International Marketing, LogRhythm:  It’s something almost every internet user has experienced. An email arrives, purporting to be from a trusted source, but in reality it’s an attempt to steal personal details or cause disruption.

Published in Guest Opinion
Wednesday, 15 July 2020 15:05

How Hackers Can Abuse Contact Tracing Apps

By ProPrivacy

VENDOR PROMOTION Contact tracing apps could do a lot of good, but not if hackers get in the way. Here’s a quick list of three ways cybercriminals can abuse these apps.

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Wednesday, 15 July 2020 13:56

How Hackers Can Abuse Contact Tracing Apps

VENDOR PROMOTION Contact tracing apps could do a lot of good, but not if hackers get in the way. Here’s a quick list of three ways cybercriminals can abuse these apps.

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There has been a marked increase in predatory scammers attempting to steal personal details and commit fraud, taking advantage of Australians during the COVID 19 crisis, with National Broadband Network operator NBN Co warning of heightened security threats for remote workers.

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Ninety-four percent of organisations globally have suffered phishing attacks in the last 12 months and 61% say it is likely or inevitable that they will be hit with an email-borne attack, according to a new survey.

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Scammers have stolen at least $16 million from unsuspecting Australians so far this year and this is likely to be just the tip of the iceberg, according to the latest Scamwatch report from the ACCC.

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Cyber espionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase around the world, according to a new report by a US-based global telco. It reveals that of nearly 2000 security breaches, more than 300 were espionage-related and many of them started life as phishing emails.

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Saturday, 12 November 2016 11:01

ATO scam – fake emails again

Cyber criminals always search for the motherload – phishing emails that get through. This time they have targeted small to medium businesses that that lodge Business Activity Statements (BAS) online.

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