ASIC has advised users of its registry service to watch out for a wave of scam emails purporting to be from the securities regulator, attempting to trick victims into clicking a malicious link.

Scams popular year-round include fake invoices from telcos including Optus and Telstra, phishing attempts purporting to be from Westpac, ANZ, NAB, Commonwealth Bank and Macquarie Bank, Queensland road toll network, as well as fake messages from popular international online services including PayPal, Dropbox, Google Drive, Apple and Office 365.

Source: ASIC warns of spoof email campaign