Australian cybersecurity agency used as cover in malware campaign

The Australian government warns of an ongoing campaign impersonating the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) to infect targets with malware.

Scammers coordinating these attacks are also actively attempting to convince potential victims to install remote administration and desktop sharing software with the end goal of stealing the targets’ banking information.

“The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) warns some Australians are receiving phone calls or emails from scammers claiming to be ACSC employees and that the receiving person’s computer has been compromised,” the cybersecurity agency warned.

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Source: Bleeping Computer