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‘Mind-blowingly awesome’ Telstra phishing scam detected

06
Jul
2016

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A sophisticated phishing email purporting to be from Telstra has been identified by MailGuard. “It’s just mind-blowingly awesome,” said MailGuard CEO Craig McDonald, “in terms of representing the brand, or misrepresenting it.”

The email, which convincingly mimics the branding of the telco, informs the recipient that their bill has been paid twice by mistake. To receive their ‘charge back’ people are ‘requested to visit your account immediately and complete the claim’.

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