Late Payment Notices

We have seen in the last couple of days, several late payment notices coming from email accounts of legitimate businesses and from staff within these company’s finance departments. The emails are being sent from hacked Office 365 mailboxes and are going out to hundreds of contacts in that individual’s contact list and, most likely, to…

Fake Receipt from Apple

Be alert for fake invoices that appear to come from Apple. These invoices claim to be charges to your iTunes account, but are, of course, fake. The invoice contains links to ‘Report a problem’ or ‘Cancel/Managed Invoices’, that takes you to a mocked up iTunes login page. This is designed to capture your actual iTunes…

Beware! Scam Emails

This post goes back to a time when scammers mostly used fake email addresses (before phishing techniques to get their hands on Office 365 email passwords were refined) and hoped the recipient didn’t check too closely. The email (sent from iPhone and from and @icloud.com address) went to Simon Lunness and requested that he arrange…