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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/28

Exposed Banker Trojan for Android Detected Masquerading Apps of Google Play Store

 

Matching the prediction of security researchers, one capable banking Trojan to suit Android, whose source code got exposed online during the middle

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/28

Security Hack Cloudbleed takes Prominence

 

Security experts advise that Web-surfers reset their passwords once again. For, Cloudbleed' name of one fresh security bug possibly hacked user-data

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/28

Germany’s Deutsche Telekom Customers Massively Affected due to Hack

 

According to German federal police, a British national, aged 29, was arrested as per a Germany issued arrest warrant under the European protocol

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/27

Florida Man Admits trying to Hack Clinton Foundation

 

A man from the Florida state recently admitted his involvement in a hacking attempt into Clinton Foundation. He already has an experience of a long

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/27

Malware Masking Chrome Font Update on the Prowl

 

The increasingly mischievous hackers have devised one fresh medium for hacking into Chrome by which end-users would be downloading certain font

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/27

Weather Application of Android Turned Cyber-Weapon to Serve Banking Malware

 

Android owners after lately downloading the application, Good Weather got slightly more over and above merely the weather forecast, basically

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/24

TeamSpy the Malware Stealing Data Reappears

 

According to security researchers, TeamSpy the data-stealing malicious program is back following a gap of nearly 4-yrs, as found in one spam

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/23

Malware Campaign ‘Operation BugDrop’ Steals Data and Audio

 

Researchers recently unearthed a sophisticated malware campaign which stole over 600 GB of data from some seventy targets in various sectors,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/23

Model Ratajkowski Encounters Leakage of her Nude Images after an iCloud Hack

 

Emily Ratajkowski a model by profession is yet again victimized with a scandalous hack when her photos counting 200 in all are reportedly visible on

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/23

Aria Nina, Camera Girl of Shay Butler Publishes their Private Messages

 

Aria Nina, camera girl of Shay Carl Butler stated on February 20, that somebody had hacked her account on Instagram and then erased it. Earlier in

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/22

Public Ports should be Avoided for Charging One’s Own Mobile-phone

 

Free ports to charge USBs can be found all over nowadays and not disregarding their convenience, they are seemingly not necessarily a safe

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/22

Germany Declares Playing with Cayla Dolls Illegal

 

One talking doll popular among little girls in Germany has been banned because a German telecommunications watchdog apprehends the toy's turning

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/21

Yahoo yet Again Alerts about Aftermath of Hack into the Company

 

Yahoo has issued an alert to its consumers about probable malicious dealings involving their A/Cs during 2015-16. This comes as the Internet major's

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/21

Florida Spammer and Co-conspirators Sentenced

 

According to Paul Fishman, New Jersey's U.S. Attorney, a Florida resident and attacker of certain company's online site who also employed other

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/21

Exposed Targeted Malware Employed in Attacks on Polish Banks

 

Cyber criminals during recent weeks launched malware assaults against banks in Poland a campaign that could be of one far widespread event in which

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/20

Trash Dove the Latest Obsession Online

 

A widespread spam online is occurring with Trash Dove. When Year 2017 started, the innocent 'memes' that ran serially on the Internet included the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/20

MacOS Version of Xagent Seizes Screenshots, Passwords and Especially iPhone Backups

 

One fresh variant of the Xagent malware that APT28 the Russian hacker syndicate reportedly created has been detected, while the variant attacks Mac

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/17

Senators Demand Explanation from Yahoo Regarding Hackings

 

Two Republican senators of prominence recently were disturbed about the way Yahoo handled twin mega data breaches. John Thune, Senator from South

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/17

Hackers of Nintendo NES Classic Console Look for its Compatibility with Other Games

 

The Nintendo NES Classic, which facilitated gamers of the 1980s-1990s enjoy the Nintendo games, is the last grand offer from that

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/17

Hacker makes it to Rich Homie Quan’s Instagram Account

 

The morning of Valentine's Day for Rich Homie Quan was not so good because he woke up to discover that somebody had hacked an Instagram account he

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/16

Smart Power Grid Technology may be Vulnerable to Hacking

 

Smart grid technology like management systems in the power plants - may suffer from hacking, as per scientists who delved with "nightmare"

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/16

MHA Website becomes Non-Functional, Hacking not the Cause Claim Officials

 

The Indian central Ministry of Home Affairs' (MHA) website became inaccessible on February 12 a Sunday with authorities stating that Internet

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/15

Iranian Hackers Using Revamped Malware Attack Apple Devices of Human/Civil Rights Activists

 

Collin Anderson, Internet Security Specialist writes one fresh report according to which, Iranian hackers receiving state sponsorship who had thus

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/15

Indian American Accused of Dispatching over a Million Spam Mails

 

A man, of late, faced federal charges of committing fraud for apparently distributing over 1m spam mails.

 

The man named Michael

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/15

Gmail Not Handling Messages Properly that Arrive from Impersonated @gmail.com Id

 

Renato Marinho a security researcher with Morphus Labs a Brazilian security company tells how Google Mail is not warning or filtering possibly

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/14

Former U.S. Contractor Accused of Stealing Hacking Documents from Government Archives

 

Booz Allen Hamilton's erstwhile contractor Harold T. Martin was recently accused over a suspected theft of files documented under CYBERCOM (Cyber

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/14

BC Liberal Party Premier Charges NDP with Hacking into Formers Website

 

Christy Clark, Premier of British Columbia has complained that New Democrats, the opposition party infiltrated her party's online site. However,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/13

Mac Malware Targets Defense Industry of US

 

The report of Collin Anderson and Claudio Guarnieri, who are researching Iranian cyberespionage threats, found a malware on the website, called

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/13

Scotty’s Holdings Seized with Phishing Scam

 

The tax forms of 4,000 LLC employees of Scotty's Holdings were seized via a phishing scam soon as January was ending. With nineteen restaurants in

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/13

Mystery Malware Infects and Puzzles Polish Banks


According to Polish media reports of the week before the 6th, IT security groups of several Polish banks were extremely occupied hunting their

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/10

ICloud: New Phishing E-mails Being Circulated

 

Some users of Apple were suffering from a new phishing: so-called emails about messages from Apple iMessages.

 

If you hear the word

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/10

Hackers Strike Intercontinental Hotels Group

 

A recent hacking attack on the hotel chain Intercontinental Hotels Group is suggesting that clients require being watchful of their payment cards

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/9

Spam Mails Impersonating O2 Deliver CryptoLocker Ransomware

 

In yet another instance, dangerous spam mails are circulating, warns Information Technology Security's Federal Office. The e-mails notify of one

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/9

NGOs of Egypt Face Extensive Phishing Attacks

 

The Netizen Report offers international snapshot of the victories, challenges, and rising trends in internet rights throughout the world. It

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/9

Cyber-criminal Pleads Guilty to Participating in Theft of $1.2m by Employing Malware

 

Cyber-criminals continue to find it lucrative earnings by employing malware for contaminating end-users' computers and stealing money from the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/8

Phishing Scam in New Mexico Targets Employers and Schools


General Hector Balderas State Attorney for New Mexico is cautioning about one perilous tax-related phishing e-mail whose sender's field shows one

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/8

Computers and Phones of Ohio County Government Became Inaccessible


This matter was found when officials of the government could not use their phones and computers on Tuesday. Ransomware is the cause but it is not

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/7

University of Connecticut Cautions Students about Fraudulent E-mails


University of Connecticut's Michael Mundrane, Vice Provost for Information Technology as well as Chief Information Officer has asked the university's

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/7

NHS Trusts becoming More and More Attractive for Ransomware Attackers


A request under the Freedom-of-Information privilege recently showed that a total of 87 NHS Trusts situated inside Wales, Scotland and England were

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/7

Database of GitLab Goes Out After Spam Attack


GitLab, a code-hosting site, suffer an outage on Tuesday following a "serious" incident, as one of Gitlab databases needed emergency

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/6

New Malware Filching Bitcoin and Passwords out of Crypto-currency Wallets


Internet security company Cyren recently detected one fresh malware which is capable of filching passwords and bitcoin out of crypto-currency wallets

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/6

Davidson County Schools declares being Victimized with Phishing Scam


Davidson County Schools (DCS) was recently targeted with one phishing scam wherein the schools' several employees were victimized, the institution

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/3

Ransomware Attack Hits Surveillance System of District Columbia Police


The police department of District of Columbia had its video surveillance machines compromised with a ransomware assault 8 days prior to Donald J.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/3

Cyber Criminals Re-Attack Netflix with Ransomware


Netflix has gained the attention of criminals who are looking to take advantage. This time they are targeting users who are looking for free Netflix.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/3

Companies in Connecticut State are being Warned of Fraudulent CEO E-mails


Tax Commissioner Kevin Sullivan of Connecticut has cautioned about an e-mail fraud targeting human resource wings of companies that are receiving a

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/2

Phishing Email and Spam Circulated Pace


ITS (Information Technology Services) Helpdesk of Pace sent out email to universities alerting the community about a spam and phishing email on 26th

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/2

New Surge of Fake E-mails Deliver Banking Malware


According to researchers from Cyren a security company, there's a surge of fraudulent electronic mails doing the rounds as they offer finance to

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/1

Ransomware Attack Encountered at a California Nursing School


One particular nursing school in California was attacked with ransomware around October 2016 which is in the news now. CSO Online describes the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/1

Phishing War Targeting Customers of Bank of Ireland


Almost all spam emails, which were intercepted by ESET Ireland in the last week, belonged to types of this phishing campaign. Irish mailboxes are

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/1

Hackers make Door Locks of Hotel Inoperable with Ransomware Attack


A hackers' gang created trouble for many travelers on journey in the Alp Mountains as it utilized ransomware for preventing guests lodged at a luxury

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/31

Phishing Scam Targeting PayPal Users Grabs their Personal Information


One fresh phishing attack involving genuine appearing e-mails is so deceiving PayPal users that they're getting their private information compromised.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/31

New Zealand Hits with Newspaper Phishing Scam


A phishing scam which has already appeared in Europe, Australia and Middle East newspapers, has now surfaced in the New Zealand also.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/30

Phishing Email Scam Targeting Attorneys of South Carolina


Residents are requested to look for the email scam that is targeting attorneys, which seems coming from the SCDCA (South Carolina Department of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/30

E-mail Scam Targeting Company Affects Employee Data


According to UGI Utilities, fraudsters in a phishing scam had 'acquired' the private data belonging to approximately 1,900 of the company's existing

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/30

Charger Ransomware Creeps in through EnergyRescue


According to security researchers, a ransomware strain in the guise of a battery application infiltrated Google's Play. Examine Level states that a

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/27

New Malware Attack Targets Google Chrome Users


Cyber-criminals in their yet another cyber technique have launched one fresh malware distribution scheme particularly designed towards hitting at

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/27

Lloyds Bank Encounters Two Day Long DOS Assault


The Lloyds group of banks encountered a massive online assault spanning a 2-day period as cyber-crooks tried blocking 20m accounts from being

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/27

Huge Networks of False Accounts found on Twitter


Researchers of UK accidentally exposed lurking networks at the time of probing Twitter to find out how the people use it. Some accounts were used for

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/26

Windows 10 Operators get Spam asking to Install PSA for Chrome


Operators of Windows 10 are complaining of Microsoft sending them spam mails to load PSA (Personal Shopping Assistant) of Microsoft as an additional

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/26

Russian Hackers bring down CAF’s Website


Russian hackers forming a group named New World Hackers has said that it was responsible for closing the online site belonging to CAF (Confederation

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/25

A Major Trust in England undergoes 19 Ransomware Assaults over a Year’s Time


A major trust among 27 in England received an overwhelming nineteen ransomware assaults within a period of twelve months. The trust, Imperial College

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/25

Spam campaign dropping Cerber ransomware moving away to Sage ransomware


A spam outbreak, which has been hitherto proliferating Cerber ransomware, recently moved onto one fresh payload right when one fresh

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/25

Cyber-crime Equated to both Drug and Human Trafficking


Presently, cyber-crime is an extremely lucrative illegal money-making activity while being equal to drug trafficking and human trafficking in its

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/24

Ransomware Attack Targets St. Louis Public Library


Ransomware attack recently hit the computer system of St. Louis Public Library. According to Waller McGuire, executive director of the library,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/24

Fresh Phishing Attack Targeting Gmail Users


One fresh phishing scam is attacking users of Gmail. The scam is so crafty that it even duped technical specialists into divulging the credentials of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/23

UI Cautions about Phishing Electronic Mail from President


Officials of University of Illinois (UI) have issued an alert regarding one fake e-mail that is supposedly from Timothy Killeen, President of UI while

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/23

Mysuru City Experiences Hike in Cyber Crime Instances


Mysuru city in India, during November and December 2016, reported an increase in total cyber crime incidences. Over ninety per cent of the incidences

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/23

Canadian Corporation Targeted with Macro-based Malware Attack


A security agency reports that one prominent Canadian corporation into hospitality service had its financial activities illegally accessed through an

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/20

Sainsbury Warns of Fake Gift Cards on WhatsApp


Sainsbury the supermarket chain cautions its buyers of one fresh scam involving gift cards which's presently getting executed through WhatsApp. Buyers

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/20

Locky Ransomware assaults Drop 8%


A ransomware malware, Locky was released during 2016. Its delivery is through e-mail that's supposedly an invoice pending for payment accompanied with

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/19

Virginia College Pupil Admits to Developing PC Malware


A pupil of some Virginia college recently agreed to developing and selling malicious software which helped grab passwords as well as banking

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/19

UK Hospital Sector Threatened with Malware Assault


A malware assault of enormous scale recently struck four hospitals in UK, threatening many thousand files that belong to these health centres. Barts,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/19

Hackers’ Syndicate Dumps Classified Documents before Declaring Exit


A hackers' syndicate, which asserts it has acquired weapons used for cyber-attacks from NSA (National Security Agency) of USA on January 12, declared

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/18

Hacker Attacking Cellebrite Grabs 900GB Data from the Company


Digital forensics company Cellebrite that popularly assists law enforcement agencies in unlocking locked mobile phones recently itself became a victim

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/18

DHS Cautions Hacking Attacks could Halt Pacemaker Functioning Causing Patients to Die


The Department of Homeland Security cautions about hackers who're remotely regulating the heart devices of manufacturers and then issuing different

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/17

Two Hackers in Jail over Alleged Attack on Italian Elite


An Italian sister-brother duo, Francesca Maria Occhionero (49) and Giulio Occhionero (45) is now inside separate prisons in Italy after authorities

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/17

Israeli Military Restricts Soldiers on How to Use Social Media


The IDF has said it found Hamas using techniques of uploading fake profiles on social-networking websites for hacking into soldiers' cell-phones while

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/17

Islamist Hackers Hijack Victorian Treasurer Protesting Against Attacks by Syria


The group called Tunisian Fallaga Team, hijacked website and posted message which reads "Stop killing people in Syria" with 2 attached

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/16

Google Patches Difficult Nexus 6P and Nexus 6 Exploit


The Nexus 6 devices enable interception of communications by attackers, such as SMS and phone calls, whereas current days' limitations on the even

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/16

Disk-Wiping Shamoon Malware Currently with Virtual Desktop Destruction Capability

According to researchers, one fresh strain of Shamoon the malware which wiped disks and was first used to attack the state-owned oil enterprise of Saudi

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/13

Operator of Bitcoin Exchange Pleads Guilty in U.S. Case Connected to JPMorgan Hack


On Monday, a man from Florida pleaded guilty for conspiring charges of operating an unlawful bitcoin exchange. As per the prosecutors, an Israeli owns

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/13

Hack at ESEA Leaks 1.5m Player Records

ESEA (E-Sports Entertainment Association) an enormously big community of video gamers around the world faced hackers' wrath during December last. The

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/13

Donald Trump Agrees Russian Hackers Intervened in Election


Donald Trump the new President of USA has agreed to the conclusion of the United States intelligence team which believed Russia carried out hacking

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/12

Hackers Manage Listing NES Classic Edition with More Games


There has been a simultaneous meeting of retro-gamers with greatest hope and Nintendo gamers with greatest fear. For, hackers have compromised the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/12

Fake ‘Super Mario Run’ Gaming App Infecting Android Phones


Super Mario Run designed to suit Android phones is now circulating in one fake version that cyber criminals have created to so dupe unwitting

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/11

U of A Student Faces Charges of Cyber - Crimes


A student of the University of Alberta is charged with using malware that put hundreds of PCs the university owns along with several thousand

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/11

Koolova Ransomware Directs Victims for Learning on Security


Lawrence Abrams from Bleeping Computer reports that Michael Gillespie who's a "ransomware hunter" has discovered the highly dangerous

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/11

Spam Troubling Users on BHIM App


NPCI or National Payments Corporation of India is warning users of BHIM app not to pay against requests for payment from unfamiliar VPAs (virtual

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/10

DoS Attack can Crash a Mac by Using Malware Distributed Through Email


Cyber criminals are once again targeting customers of Apple, this time by using a malware which can easily crash Macs by creating draft emails

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/10

Android – Infecting Trojan Malware to Attack Router Via Phone


Zdnet.com posted on 3rd January, 2017 stating that a new type of malware called Android Trojan can attack routers which controls the wireless networks

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/9

Trojan Malware Utilizes Android Smart-Phones for Attacking Routers


One fresh Trojan virus designed for Android phones strikes routers that regulate victims' wireless networks thereby facilitating more cyber assaults,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/9

Ransomware Created for Smart Televisions Proved Hard Removing


It has been a 365-day period for ransomware designed to attack Android smart televisions to navigate from the proof-of-concept state onto their

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/9

Hackers Found a Way to Steal Login Credential through WhatsApp


Users of WhatsApp should be cautious to stay away from the latest scam attempting to steal login details of your bank accounts. Hackers were targeting

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/6

New WhatsApp Scam is about INR500 Free Recharge from PM Modi


WhatsApp is an extremely popular messaging application, within India, as its Monthly Active Users inside the country count 160m-or-more. Naturally

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/6

Hacker of Kareena Kapoor’s Income Tax Account Nabbed


Cyber cops have arrested a man who's an employee of armed police under the central government and who's aged 26-yrs because, he an ardent admirer of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/5

Site of National Security Guard Hacked, Lens on Pakistan’s Role


A group, named itself as the 'Alone Injector', hacked website of National Security Guard on Sunday. The hacker defaced the website with foul message

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/5

Indian Security, Defence Personnel Cautioned of WhatsApp Virus


Security agencies of the central government are cautioning security and defence employees of one virus causing harm while it disguises as elite

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/5

‘Russian’ Hackers Infiltrate ‘American’ Electricity Company


The Burlington Electric Department (BED) reports that malicious program associated with Russian hackers was recently identified on one laptop

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/4

Five African Nations Acquire Prominence for Cyber-Attacks


CheckPoint in its new study states that during November 2016, five African countries made it to the list of ten most attacked nations. This was when

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SPAMfighter News 2017/1/4

Disk-Erasing Malware KillDisk now has Ransomware Element


KillDisk, name of a malware that is notorious for erasing data from a computer's hard drive as well as corrupting it later, currently contains one

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