Threat Reports

CRIME OSCAR is a cyber adversary that has stolen millions of dollars from Australian Organisations

Published: 2019-07-03

Mossé Security’s CSIRT Team responded to several intrusions from a financially motivated threat actor we refer to as CRIME OSCAR. The motivations of CRIME OSCAR are financial ones, as their goal is to compromise the mailbox of a member of the finance/procurement department and intercept payment invoices. Our CSIRT Team h...

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CRIME CHARLIE - A Sophisticated Group of Social Engineers

Published: 2019-06-25

CRIME CHARLIE is one of the more sophisticated groups of social engineers Mossé Security have responded to in Australia. Their techniques and tactics have worked against high-level personnel who have access to multiple areas of the business through their accounts and have interactions with valuable external clients.

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Australian Threat Intelligence Annual Report 2016-2017

Published: 2017-09-26

Between January 2016 and July 2017, Mossé Security delivered 53 threat hunting exercises and responded to 67 separate security breaches. We observed 42 Australian firms attempting to deal with cyberattacks and saw firsthand how textbook approaches to information security failed to deter and dissuade attackers. With this ...

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Social Engineering Attacks Against CFOs

Published: 2017-07-23

Business executives of small and medium sized firms all over Australia are being targeted by sophisticated social engineers that attempt to defraud them with fake invoices. In this report, we present an advanced attacker group that successfully defrauded numerous small businesses in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane in Aust...

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