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Scamwatch round-up – E-Toll, DHL, EFax and fake ANZ app

Scamwatch round-up – E-Toll, DHL, EFax and fake ANZ app
11 May
10:36

ARN provides a weekly wrap of the phishing scams, malware attacks and security breaches impacting organisations across Australia.

This week, E-Toll, DHL, EFax were among the companies whose brands were hijacked by digital scammers. Also, ANZ Bank had to warn customers about a fake app in the Google Play store.

Email filtering company Mailguard picked up a fake E-Toll notification containing an infected .doc file this week.

According to Mailguard, the file contains malicious macro that would download malware to the recipient’s computer.

This particular scam also used Microsoft Office and Mailguard’s logo in order to appear convincing. It even contained the sentence “this document is protected by MailGuard”.

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