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New Year Spam Email Awareness Happy New Year! As we usher in the promises and resolutions of a fresh start, there’s something else that’s unfortunately making a return – New Year spam emails. These unsolicited messages are not just annoying; they can be dangerous, tricking you into parting with personal information or downloading malware. Let’s

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MFA or multi factor authentication is an authentication measure where users have to input more than one verification method to access their account. MFA needs to be an integral part of every organisation’s security as identity fraud has grown since the pandemic begun. According to Andrew Conway, General Manager, Microsoft Security cybersecurity has evolved over

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As the end of the financial year sales begin to emerge, so too does the phishing emails.  This month, users need to be on the lookout for a phishing email leading to fake Australia Post accounts, a scam email pretending to be a DHL “delivery attempt” notification and a phishing email with Microsoft and Adobe

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Scams and phishing emails are about inevitable as death and taxes, you’re going to get a scam email once in your life. This doesn’t mean you should delete your email account straight away, instead be vigilant and look out for anything that seems a bit too good to be true. Here are two scams you

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A new year means new scams! Below are two scams you should be aware of that have been intercepted by MailGuard. One is from a Fresh 92.7 account and the other is from DHL claiming, “your package is ready”. These updates are courtesy from MailGuard. Fresh 92.7 Email Scam MailGuard has intercepted a phishing email

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Christmas is the best time to take advantage of unsuspecting email users. With an increase in online shopping, there comes an increase in mail scams. Here are two mail scams you should be wary of this holiday season thanks to MailGuard.  The two scams focus on a DHL mail alert telling recipients they have a

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Practically everyone experiences internet issues at some stage, either at home, in the workplace work or worse, at both. The vast majority of us have probably even experienced said issues today alone already! How often do you find yourself berating your internet speed for being too slow? And how much longer are you willing to

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What is Phishing? Phishing is the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, password and credit card details (and money), often for malicious reasons, by disguising as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. The cyber attack dubbed “PhishPoint” demonstrates the craftiness and extent cyber criminals will go to in order to harvest Office

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SharePoint with Office 365 has already revolutionized the way corporations operate. Thus it acts as a great tool that enables content sharing and work collaboration. If you don’t have SharePoint Office 365 deployed already, we absolutely recommend it over anything to help your business run more efficiently. It has everything required to make your employees engaged, organized & productive.

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Cloud services are ready and available everywhere, featuring an abundance of providers to choose from. But is it better to use one platform for all your online needs – or diversify your content throughout more multiple service providers? Nowadays cloud services are nearly as pervasive as credit card payments, and as critical to proper functionality and productivity

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Say goodbye to using PSTN & ISDN phone lines forever As the NBN network is driving a switch from copper based voice services to services that run over broadband & data services, over the next 2-4 years PSTN & ISDN will be phased out. This means that traditional PSTN & ISDN phones and phone systems

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