Scam

26
Nov

Spot the Scam – November 2020 Edition

Cybercrime doesn’t stop just because it’s getting closer to the silly season – in fact this is when cybercriminals ramp up their activity, so you need be extra careful. Below are some of the recent scams noted by MailGuard, one is a fake email pretending to be from Netflix and another is a phishing scam from PayPal. Netflix Email Scam

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14
Oct

Spot the Scam – October 2020 Edition

It’s that time of the month again where we highlight the latest email scams circulating the world wide web, courtesy of MailGuard. See below some scams Aussies should be looking out for. The first is from Australia Post and the Second TPG and iinet. Australia Post Scam Firstly, Australia Post is being targeted by a phishing email scam where it

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8
Sep

Spot the Scam – September 2020 Edition

Email scams never stop and neither do we! For the month of September there are two more scams that have popped up on MailGuard’s radar that you should be aware of. The first one involves using Adobe Document Cloud to harvest a user’s credentials and the second scam is a Zoom-like phishing email. Adobe Document Cloud This Adobe phishing scam

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11
Aug

Spot the Scam – August 2020 Edition

Here at Bang IT Solutions we want to keep our clients up to date with the current email scams to make sure they avoid a potential data breach. For the month of August two new email scams have been highlighted by MailGuard that are currently circulating people’s inboxes. One is using compromised Dropbox accounts to scam users and another asks

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26
Mar

Spot the Scam – March 2018 Edition

One of the latest phishing scams doing the rounds is using Apple branding to try and dupe victims. The scam functions by first sending victims an email detailing that their Apple ID has been locked. This email contains a link that supposedly takes the victim to the Apple website where they can unlock the account. The website is of course

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7
Mar

Brandjacking – Dropbox Scam

It is incredibly frightening how easy it is becoming for our personal data to be stolen. Nowadays, all scammers need us to do is unwittingly click on one single link in an email. Everyday, cybercriminals are devising new techniques and methods to get us to click on said links. One such method that is on the up is brandjacking. Brandjacking

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17
Dec

Phishing – Think Before You Click!

Phishing is a method used by hackers to try to obtain your personal data. The ideal result of phishing is to get hold of an unwilling user’s details such as login credentials and/ or bank details. Another possible consequence of this attack is where a user accidently downloads malware. The malware then infects the user’s PC. Phishing attacks solely rely

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29
Nov

Spot the Scam – November 2017 Edition

In the last few months we have noticed an increase in the amount of scam/ phishing emails. These kinds of emails are constructed by a scammer to try and trick a user into providing personal information such as bank details and passwords. The emails appear to be sent from a legitimate sender. The quantity of such emails is of course

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