Category Archive: Scam

New ransomware targets Office 365 users in Australia
  • 10
    Jul

New ransomware targets Office 365 users in Australia

Malware and ransomware mostly find their way to our machine via email. After a little work to fix the problem we dismiss it just as an attempt to access data. In reality, the situation is more worrisome. It is more...

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Basic precautions to take before clicking on web links
  • 30
    Jun

Basic precautions to take before clicking on web links

The Internet can be a bad place, and not all websites are safe. Things may not always be what they seem, and it is, therefore, imperative that you take some basic precautions before you click on any hyperlink or URL....

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AGL Branded ‘Electricity Bill’ Phishing Email Carrying Trojan Malware
  • 1
    Jun

AGL Branded ‘Electricity Bill’ Phishing Email Carrying Trojan Malware

A massive phishing email with links to a crypto ransomware payload has hit Australia The email appears to be from AGL advising the recipient of their current outstanding amount. Here is a sample of the first page recipients are directed...

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How to stop ransomware: Backup can protect you, but only if you do it right
  • 19
    May

How to stop ransomware: Backup can protect you, but only if you do it right

Most forms of malware hide their infections, but ransomware boldly declares itself and demands money or you’ll never see your beloved files again. And if you haven’t taken the right precautions ahead of time, your choices really are either pay...

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Criminals scraping social media accounts to hold computers to ransom in Australia Post email scam
  • 20
    Mar

Criminals scraping social media accounts to hold computers to ransom in Australia Post email scam

Look for a card in the letterbox, not an email Australia Post has warned people to be wary of a new highly advanced scam circulating through thousands of email inboxes. Scammers are scraping data from social media that   .....  view...

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