Week in Review 30 October 2015
Another week has gone by which brings us to our week in review, summing up all the malicious emails caught by MailShark scam filters for the week ending 30th October 2015. We hope you didn’t receive any of these emails in your inbox and if you did, delete them straight away and join the MailShark Email Filtering service, which will catch them all for you.
Myer Gift Card Competition Malware Scam
Westpac Account Info Phishing Scam
Australian Dating Spam Email
Win a Virgin Voucher Email Scam
Where in the world did the bulk of these Emails come from?
Check out our Global Spam Sources page, for a World map of spam sources.
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