Email Scams & Phishing
There are currently emails with the subject line “Uniform Traffic Ticket” in circulation that claims to be from the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. The email in the example below claims the recipient was caught speeding in New York city at a certain time and recipient is charged of committing the violation “speed… Read More ›
Fake Cover-More Insurance Emails Carry contains zipped exe-file carrying malware The email claims to be from popular Australian based travel insurance provider Cover-More, and disguised as a Travel Insurance policy is a malicious exe-file. The email urges their victim to open the attached .zip file to view the Certificate of Insurance. Example: The body text of the email says: Subject: Cover-More… Read More ›
Internet criminals have come up with a new way of distributing malware through email campaigns, they send breaking news emails from some popular news site likes CNN and the BBC. The emails are piggybacking on popular news or current affairs. The email links take victims to malicious websites containing malware. Detailed Analysis of Emails claiming… Read More ›
Phishers are targeting the customers of banks, online payment services and social networking sites like HSBC Bank, PayPal, Fedex, Facebook, Evernote, Twitter and LinkedIn etc… Users of any online service or social networking site can be targeted through phishing emails and scams in a number of ways through emails. Below we will show you how… Read More ›
Omniquad Highlights New Tesco Scam Email – This time it is your Credit Card details you must update – yeah right.
Tesco Bank Credit Card – We’ve updated your details Tesco customers are really targeted these days. The current flow of phishing emails informs you that they have updated your credit card details, you just need to log in and verify. Do not fall for this scam please, it is never a good idea to click… Read More ›
Omniquad highlights Spam of the Week: Local Arrest Record Now Posted Online – Find Child Predators in your neighborhood!
Internet scammers preying on our insecurities Britains current focus on child abuse has inspired internet scammers to prey on our insecurities. We see a high number of spam pushing a service which claims to tell you about the arrest records of people living in your neighbourhood . In the below example the subject line says:… Read More ›
Omniquad warns: Korean originating fraud targets Westminster Council and PayByPhone with Malicious spam attack carrying Trojan Horse
Parking Receipt scam email delivering Malware. The email claims to be a notification about an unpaid ticket for parking at St Barnabas Street in the City of Westminster. The email is sent from paybyphone.co.uk which is a contractor handling parking fines on behalf of Westminster Council. The subject fields for all emails are the same… Read More ›
“Congratulations, you won a free Tesco voucher!!!” Beware of new Phishing E-mails targeting Tesco customers
Free Tesco Voucher Scam – “You have won £2000!” Wow. Christmas came early this year…. If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is! The messages claim to be from Tesco and explains that the user has been selected as one of the lucky winner of a 2000 pounds Tesco voucher, and all you… Read More ›
Omniquad’s technicians are warning about emails that appear to come from your own scanner or multipurpose printer! The emails got caught in the Mailwall Remote spam filter, and at first they thought they were legitimate scanned documents, but the emails did not in fact contain any scanned documents, but links to sites containing malware. The fake… Read More ›
Do not let this latest wave of scam emails trick you into clicking the big blue button in these emails. You wont get to see a photo of yourself, you will infect your system with a Trojan horse. Social networking has changed the way businesses communicate with their customers and partners, and how people stay… Read More ›