ESET Ireland keep monitoring and informing about the most widespread phishing scams, trying to make victims out of Irish computer users. Here is an overview of the most common ones in in the past month. Early October was marked by fake Irish Revenue emails, in light of increased advertising of the tax return deadline. ESET … More How was October phishing in Ireland?
In the recent weeks IT security experts at ESET Ireland have seen a massive run of targeted scam emails spamming Irish mailboxes, all with various attempts to scam Permanent TSB customers. The emails come with subject lines like “Your access to Open24 online banking has been locked”, “Your account has been temporarily suspended”, “We found … More Permanent TSB’s good name under attack by scammers
After the recent spams that were using AIB’s name to scam victims into disclosing their login information and security codes, we’re now receiving similar scams, abusing the names of Permanent TSB and Ulster bank. Even though one could think Ireland would not be a prime target on the global cybercrime map, the many scams targetting … More More Irish banks’ names abused in email scams