Google Docs Phishing E-Mail

A rather sophisticated phishing scam has been doing the rounds at Google Docs. Once the link is opened and access is granted to your account the message then sends out to all of your contacts which helped it spread quickly around the world. Google have apparently closed the accounts sending the original messages and are […]

Password Protected Infected Attachments

As the security industry and end-users become more accustomed to avoiding infected e-mails the cyber criminals have to change their delivery methods, and they do this very quickly. The main aim of cyber criminals is to make sure their files make it all the way through to the end-user computer as only then will there […]

Fake o2 Bill E-Mail Scam

Over the weekend some new scam e-mails pretending to be from o2 have got caught in our mail filters as below. The message advises you of a new bill (which is probably a lot higher than expected) inviting the recipient to click through to their account. As always our recommendation is to never click the […]

HMRC ‘Fiscal Activity’ Fake E-Mail Scam

Some more fairly convincing fake e-mails have been popping up recently. An e-mail from service@hmrc.gov.uk with the subject ‘Confirmation of your last tax fiscal activity’ is trying to scam unsuspecting people out of personal information and maybe even install malware on their computers. The e-mail, that advises people they are due a tax refund, attempts […]

Amazon Order Fake E-Mail Scam – Virus/Malware Alert

Over the weekend we’ve seen a lot of very convincing e-mails coming in from scammers pretending to be from Amazon. If you click on the link in this e-mail you will be re-directed to a fake website where your details may be stolen or malware may be installed on your computer. As usual our advice […]

Your receipt from Apple E-Mail Scam – Virus/Malware Alert

Over the weekend we’ve seen a few Apple fake e-mails with the subject ‘Your receipt from Apple’. Although not the most sophisticated scam we’ve seen recently it is very easy to confuse these for a legitimate e-mail from Apple and accidently click on the link. If you’re concerned about an order you didn’t place just […]

Order Confirmation Fake E-Mail Scam – Virus/Malware Alert

This morning we’ve seen a lot of new fake/scam e-mails getting stuck in our mail filter. Please look out for e-mails with a subject line of Order Confirmation 123456 that may make it to your inbox. This will have a random number and can come from a random company’s e-mail address. This e-mail contains an […]

UKMail ‘Tracking Information’ scam update

We’ve seen another batch of these fake e-mails from UKMail. These again contain an attachment that, if opened can install Trojans and password stealing software. If you receive this e-mail do not open the attachment and delete it as soon as possible. Then call LSA Systems or whoever is responsible for security on your network […]

Kaseya Invoice email scam

We’ve seen a new batch of fake e-mails, this time from Kaseya. These contain an attachment that, if opened can install Trojans and password stealing software. If you receive this e-mail do not open the attachment and delete it as soon as possible. Then call LSA Systems or whoever is responsible for security on your […]

UKMail ‘Tracking Information’ email scam

We’ve seen another batch of these fake e-mails from UKMail. These again contain an attachment that, if opened can install Trojans and password stealing software. If you receive this e-mail do not open the attachment and delete it as soon as possible. Then call LSA Systems or whoever is responsible for security on your network […]

Apple ‘About your transaction’ email scam

We have noticed another e-mail scam doing the rounds today. This message appears to be from Apple and references an album that has supposedly been downloaded from your iTunes account. The message goes on and prompts you to click a link if you haven’t downloaded that particular album to cancel the transaction. Although the layout […]

Ikea ‘Thank you for your order’ email scam

We have had a number of customers’ call regarding an e-mail that appears to have been sent from IKEA. This e-mail, with a subject of ‘Thank you for your order’ has not been sent by IKEA but has been well designed to make the recipient believe it has. If you receive this e-mail do not […]