Surety IT Security Alert – June 2018 Part 2

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Surety IT provides a monthly alert of the scams impacting Australian businesses including phishing scams, malware attacks and security

You need to be particularly aware of  –

1. Fake infringement notice

  • These scam messages are coming from a wide variety of email accounts, including – 

  • Jody Charles:
  • Aidan Murphy:
  • Billy Campbell:
  • Jenson Roberts:
  • Logan Saunders:
  • Billy Campbell:
  • Jacob Parry:
  • Stephen Oliver:
  • Hayden Reynolds:
  • Jenson Roberts:
  • Derrick Jackson:
  • Paxton Dunlap:
  • Ben Moore:
  • Cyrus Weber:
  • Ethan Anderson:

  • There are several variations of the email with different amounts and office names
  • If the link in the email is clicked on it downloads malware to a victims computer

2. Login data scam

  • A new phishing scam has been detected that tries to harvest a victim’s login details.
  • If the link in the email is clicked on, it points to a fake email login page asking for the victim’s login data.
  • Information harvested in this scam is used to defraud victims.

3. New MYOB brand-jacking scam

  • A new scam has been detected that shows MYOB branding and is supposedly a document notification email.
  • The attached file contains malware that will infect a victim’s computer.

4. Quote request scam

  • The email in the screenshot above is a scam message and is meant to look like a quote request.
  • There are several grammar errors in the email.
  • If the attachment is clicked on, it will install malware on the victim’s computer.

5. One Drive brand-jacking

  • There is a new scam that tries to harvest victim’s Office 365 credentials.
  • If the victim clicks on the "Check Pay Doc" link they are directed to a fake Office 365 login page.
  • If the victim then enters their credentials into the login page, their details are harvested and used to defraud them.

If you’d like any further information, assistance with your cyber security or you don’t know where to start please call us on  
478 738
email us at

About the author:

Geoff Stewart

Geoff Stewart

Geoff Stewart is a highly experienced and skilled IT Challenger at Surety IT. His knowledge is based on years of industry experience having created customised, stable, well performing systems both for multi-national companies in the UK and Australia and Surety IT customers.

Surety IT’s mission is to address and overcome the 4 biggest problems businesses have with their IT systems and support which are: poorly performing systems, unreliable systems, unresponsive IT support and poor IT related advice.

We’ve developed a proprietary process that allows us to do that by: thoroughly understanding your business requirements, gaining an in-depth knowledge of your IT systems, identifying mission critical technology issues vital to your business performance and ensuring our ‘Solution Path’ process is specifically designed and tailored for you with value based solutions and support.

Give us a call or send us a message on our contact page to find out more about how we go about achieving these outcomes.

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