Targeted Enquiry

We picked up on a new flavour of Phishing email recently. It would appear that scammers are trying to lure unsuspecting staff at businesses into following links to quote/bid requests. We expect that the attraction of a new deal is aimed at dropping the guard of eager sales people or owners to click a fake…

Premier League Phishing

We received this email today via one of our associates, who was sent a warning message from a top-flight football club warning about Phishing emails are circulating that appear have been sent from one of their users. It alerted club member to the fact that messages had been sent to club members from an address…

Adobe Sign Fake Permit Bond

This morning we are seeing a new phishing scam pretending to me a signed Adobe Sign agreement. This is currently being mass-mailed to many recipients across our customer base and we are also receiving it here at ITbuilder too. The notice informs the recipient that a ‘Permit Bond’ has been signed and filed between the…

Crap Spam

As much as we warn everyone about how professional online fraud is becoming, it is reassuring to know that there are still some complete amateurs out there. Here is an example of one that came into our Inbox this morning. It’s hard to imagine that this would lure anybody to click on that link, but…

WeTransfer Warning

We have come across a very convincing message from a legitimate mail account using the WeTransfer platform to share a file that simply contains web code that will redirect the user to a hosted webpage on Google docs. The page on google docs was down by the time we came to look at it (we…

Big Tech Boss Target

The recent news surrounding Amazon chief, Jeff Bezos, demonstrates that even leaders of giant tech companies aren’t impervious to cyber-fraud. This article in the BBC suggests that he was a victim of targeted cyber-fraud. Personal photos sent between him and his partner were obtained and used in an attempted extortion against him. The article goes…

HR Survey – Fake

Another week and yet another novel email scam. This is the first we have seen of this kind, so let’s get this warning out far and wide please. Please see this fake HR survey email, which looks convincing enough. It’s a generic email which an unsuspecting employee, particularly somebody new to a business, might easily…