A detailed end of the year Revenue refund scam hitting Irish mailboxes

Once again ESET Ireland is warning Irish users to avoid falling for the latest Revenue “tax refund” scam. As usual, the scam arrives in the form of a phishing email, pretending to be from Revenue, saying: “Due to a technical issue, we are unable to process your tax refund and the procedure is currently on … More A detailed end of the year Revenue refund scam hitting Irish mailboxes

Convincing fake Netflix page phishing for victims’ credit cards

ESET Ireland warns users to look out for a well made fake Netflix page, that includes a security certificate, but collects’ victims’ credit card numbers for the cybercriminals. A genuine-looking email was received by ESET Ireland, appearing to be a warning about an expiring Netflix subscription, titled “Your cancellation confirmation”, claiming the user’s payment at … More Convincing fake Netflix page phishing for victims’ credit cards

Fraudsters intercept corporate debit cards and swap out chips in new scam

Criminals have devised a new scheme that aims to drain the bank accounts of large corporations. US authorities are alerting banks to a new type of payment card fraud that is targeting chips in debit cards sent through the mail, a report by KrebsOnSecurity reveals. According to a warning issued by the United States Secret Service in … More Fraudsters intercept corporate debit cards and swap out chips in new scam

Bankbot trojan returns to Google Play with new tricks

The dangerous Android banking trojan that we first informed about in the beginning of this year has found its way to Google Play again, now stealthier than ever. Dubbed BankBot, the banking trojan has been evolving throughout the year, resurfacing in different versions both on and outside Google Play. The variant we discovered on Google Play on … More Bankbot trojan returns to Google Play with new tricks

Irish Water themed card-stealing online phishing scam is back

ESET Ireland warns Irish computer users to be on the lookout for the latest revival of the Irish Water online scam, phishing for their credit and debit card details. ESET Ireland warns that a classic among scams custom made for Irish computer users, is doing the rounds again. Coming in the form of an email … More Irish Water themed card-stealing online phishing scam is back

A strong scam assault on Irish emails detected, faking Irish sites

ESET Ireland finds new scams faking Irish Revenue, Irish Water and Irish Motor Tax correspondence, linked to phishing sites registered from China. Cybercriminals know that familiar names of services or institutions can fool people into believing they’re receiving legitimate correspondence and make them click on things they shouldn’t be clicking on. That is why, tailored … More A strong scam assault on Irish emails detected, faking Irish sites

Intense phishing campaign targeting Bank of Ireland customers

ESET Ireland warns of a new, widespread phishing spam campaign bombarding Irish mailboxes, pretending to come from Bank of Ireland’s 365 Online service. Nearly all the spam emails ESET Ireland has intercepted in the past week, belonged to varieties of this phishing campaign. The emails targeting Irish mailboxes claim the user’s 365 Online account will … More Intense phishing campaign targeting Bank of Ireland customers