Week in Review 14 August 2015

Week in Review 14 August 2015

Our week in review this week features a variety of email scam attempts caught by MailShark spam filters. Gift card scams are still prevalent and noticed on a regular basis. As usual, stay safe and delete suspicious emails from your inbox immediately. Overviews of this weeks articles and links are made available below, please read and help us make your Email safer.

Confirm Your Coles Voucher Email Scam

MailShark Confirm Your Coles Voucher Email ScamThis Coles Voucher Email Scam was just one of two major gift card related emails. This one was targeted at Coles supermarkets and encouraged receivers to confirm their voucher by visiting a malicious website. Delete this email if received!

 

 

 

Netflix Billing Scam Email

MailShark Netflix Billing Scam EmailNetflix users were targeted this week with a billing scam email asking you to update your payment method. If you are a Netflix user this email can be easy to fall for. It is an extremely dangerous email – delete it from your inbox immediately.

 

 

 

Free SMEG Dishwasher Scam Email

MailShark Free SMEG Dishwasher Scam EmailThis free dishwasher scam email was a poor scam attempt to infect computers with malware. It tries to trick you into believing you will receive a SMEG dishwasher to test out by simply clicking through to the malicious website. Definitely don’t open this one and delete it immediately.

 

 

 

Win a JB Hi-Fi Gift Card Email Scam

MailShark Win a JB Hi-Fi Gift Card Email ScamElectronics store, JB Hi-Fi, was targeted this week with a gift card email scam. The graphics were outdated and it followed a similar structure to most gift card email scams we are coming across. Delete it if received.

 

 

 

Steph Kent
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