Cyber Monday Survival Guide

As night follows day, so Cyber Monday follows Black Friday in another US retailer-inspired sales push hanging on the coat-tails of Thanksgiving. Any excuse, eh? Of course, online retailers around the world have seized the opportunity to jump on the bandwagon - and where merchants lead, scammers are sure to "follow the money". For every reputable organisation coaxing you to part with cash for their unmissable, never to be repeated (this week!) bar...

International Computer Security Day

International Computer Security Day for 2019 falls on Saturday 30 th November – why not use it as a prompt to review the current state of your computer security. There are lots of things you can and should do to make sure you are protected from crippling and expensive data loss, system corruption, blackmail or loss of business. We've put together a brief outline of some of the positive actions you can take to improve the security of your computer...

Phishing Email – Not the ANZ Bank

Today's Phishing experience is brought to you by 'Not the ANZ Bank'. Let's work through the highlighted fields to show why this is a 'fake' email and deserves nothing but the delete key: ​Name of the sender is ANZ Internet Banking and the email address at the top of the page is shown as onlinehelpdesk@anzgroup.com.au Nothing here that helps identify it as a phishing email. However, if you hover over the 'Answer your challenge question' is display...

Phishing Email – Not the Commonwealth Bank

Today's Phishing experience is brought to you by 'Not the Commonwealth Bank'. Let's work through the highlighted fields to show why this is a 'fake' email and deserves nothing but the delete key: ​ Name of the sender is Commonwealth Bank but the email address is tah204@montana.com Possible Spam pre-fixed to the subject Outlook has added a warning ' This message was identified as a phishing scam. ' If you hover over the ' Click here to...