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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/28

Message of Donnarumma Milan ‘hacked’?

 

Gianluigi Donnarumma, goalkeeper of AC Milan, has claimed that his Instagram account has been hacked apparently after promising to discuss regarding

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/28

Rules Prohibiting Robocalls to Apply to Undesirable Bulk Ringless Voicemail

 

According to a warning by Sen Chuck Schumer, automatically delivered voicemails thrust in bulk would clog inboxes in case one fresh rule receives

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/28

Security Solution Free of Charge to Stop Zero-Day, Malware Assaults

 

Worldwide innovator as well as creator of cyber-security software, Comodo, which also globally leads in the making of digital certificates, on June

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/27

Apple Discards Dormant, 32-bit and Clone Applications from its App Store

 

Starting the year gone by, Apple has been reviewing dormant along with 32-bit applications to discard several hundreds so as for tidying its

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/27

Virgin Media Advises Customers Towards Altering Passwords

 

Virgin Media has issued an alert to over 800,000 customers using one particular router that they should reset their passwords without delay because

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/27

Ransomware Virus Attacks Cameras Styled with Red-Light and Speed

 

A particular PC-virus has infected over 50 cameras featured to be red-light and speedy, with State Government stating that the infringement notices

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/26

New Malware Employs Known Technique of Using Infected PCs as C&Cs

 

Questions are often raised about what purpose cyber-criminals have when they seek to damage PCs and hurt Internauts by tainting their PCs using

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/26

Google Long Ignorant of Infected Apps Eventually Delete from Play Store

 

It's generally regarded as safe to download Android applications from Google Play; however, there can be instances of this great store becoming

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/26

The Tale of Russia Hacking for Election Outcome Continues

 

It's said Russian hackers attacked the devices used for voting and other things related to the U.S. presidential election within 21 states,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/23

Treacherous Trojan ‘Qakbot’ Unstoppable even after Removal


One kind of banker Trojan recently created fresh attack method that's utilizing contaminated PCs to work like control servers despite security

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/23

MYOB Targeted with E-mail Fraud Containing Phony Invoices


MYOB the accounting software firm of Australia was recently compromised with a malware scam, this one being the second such attack on the brand in

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/23

Hacking Attack on MSUM Raises Concern


A hacker managed acquiring admission into non-sensitive data related to employees and students of MSUM (Minnesota State University Moorhead) during

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/22

Mexican Government Procures Mobile Malware on Condition

 

The government of Mexico recently used advanced software for surveillance of anti-graft groups, activists and journalists because of their endeavor

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/22

Florida School Districts Found Vulnerable to Hacks

 

In September 2016, prior to the election of president in USA, global hackers infiltrated PC-networks belonging to a minimum of 4 school districts in

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/21

Australians Scammed of $260,000 in Phishing Campaigns During 2017

 

Scammers are pretending to be Centrelink or Australian Tax Office along with other such institutions for stealing clean the bank accounts of victims

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/21

Mac Malware Now Distributed Free of Cost on the Dark Web

 

There is an increasing business in underbelly of Dark Web marketplace. It is known as malware-as-a-service, and it is the place where the developers

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/20

Samsung Devices are Exposed to Hacking Due to One Domain Issue

 

According to a security researcher, Samsung left millions of devices exposed to hackers after it could not review the domain of the application

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/20

Birmingham Hacker Confesses the Theft of US Military Data

 

UK authorities announced on Thursday that a British national has pleaded guilty for hacking into Department of Defense system of US stealing

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/19

Ransomware Attacks Damage British Businesses

 

A new research has revealed that British businesses are currently struck by malware more than ever. In view of massive WannaCry attack during last

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/19

Drugs and Dating Site Spam Ads Hijack Google News

 

Legitimate news websites that are listed on the Google News are hacked, replacing the articles with the spam ads for dating and drugs site.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/16

Meet Crash Override, the Superweapon of Hackers

 

Researchers have reported that hackers apparently allied with the Russian government and devised a cyber weapon which can disturb heavily the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/16

Android Malware which Steals Financial and Personal Credentials Downloaded Millions of Times

 

More than 800 Android applications of Google Play are found as infected, with "silent" data leaking and stealing malware. This malicious

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/15

Man Gets 18 Months Sentence for Hacking Clinton Foundation

 

A resident of Florida concerted but could not hack the Clinton Foundation resulting imprisonment for 18 months on Monday, although he might not see

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/15

The Malware Gets Activated on Hovering over a Link in Microsoft PowerPoint

 

Spammers are experimenting a new method to hoax victims to install malware which downloads while user floats over a link in a side show of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/14

Linux Worm makes Raspberry Pis into Cryptocurrency Mining Bots

 

The words "malware" and "Linux" don't belong in same sentence, but the latest strain known as Linux.MuDrop.14 has been infecting

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/13

Twitter Account of Activist and Journalist Hacked to Spread Fake News

 

As per the report from Access Now, digital rights group, activists from the Venezuela to Bahrain were getting victimized to the devious latest

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/13

Witcher Studio Becomes Latest Target of Growing Cyber-Ransom Threat

 

When a single hacker or a group sends ransomware to the world, it affects individuals in devastating manner because their hard drives contain family

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/13

Al Jazeera Media Network Fighting Cyber Attack

 

According to Al Jazeera News, its media network is in the midst of a cyberattack on Thursday. The organization reported that its digital platforms

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/12

Netfix, ABC Hacker Promises More Disclosures: “Hollywood is Under Attack”

 

The hacking by DarkOverlord claims to have given few new stuff by saying they are in business of making money through internet. DarkOverlord had

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/12

Malware Steal Data from Secure Networks Using Router LEDs

 

Specially-designed malware that are installed on a switch or a router can gain control over LEDs of device; and then can use them for transferring

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/12

Canadian Government Suspends Lawsuit Provision in Anti-Spam Legislation

 

Federal Government stopped implementation of the part of anti-spam law of Canada on the basis of feedback received from business community. Law that

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/12

Canadian Government Suspends Lawsuit Provision in Anti-Spam Legislation

 

Federal Government stopped implementation of the part of anti-spam law of Canada on the basis of feedback received from business community. Law that

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/9

Instagram Account of Britney Spears Used in Cyber Attack

 

A cybercrime group called Turla - is supposed to be the cyber-arm of Russian Intelligence has been playing around with a backdoor Trojan concealed

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/9

App Spoils Voice Hackers by Using Compass of Phone

 

The skill to control our devices with the voice commands gives us huge convenience; however it brings also something else, which is opportunity of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/9

Bahrain Claims that its Foreign Minister’s Twitter Account Hacked

 

Hackers have temporarily hacked Twitter account of foreign minister of Bahrain on Sat., only 10 days after cyber attack on official news agency of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/8

India Among Worst-Affected Countries by New ‘Fireball’ Malware

 

Fireball, Chinese malware, has infected more than 250 Mn computers all over the world until now; and India is the biggest victim of Fireball,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/7

Sears Confirms a Fresh Malware Attack on Kmart

 

A malware has attacked Kmart, which has resulted in data compromising of payment card for the second time within three years. Sears Holding Corp.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/7

Be Prepared for New Ransomware Attacks

 

Companies struck by ransomware are facing an ethical dilemma: pay ransom money for saving their data which is now-encrypted, or hold moral high

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/6

Malware Contaminating 250 Million Devices could be a ‘Catastrophe’

 

One new operation involving cybercrime originated from China has infected 250Mn computers and 20% of the corporate networks all over the world.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/6

Google Says Gmail Now Blocks 99.9% of Phishing and Spam Emails

 

Google just has pushed a key security update to Google Mail, i.e. believed to block the phishing, one of most common methods to collect sensitive

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/5

Whatever you do, never download these apps – They are concealing malware!

 

Several of Android machines were at risk of getting infected with the malicious software, since Google identified dozens of applications in its

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/5

Clinics of Plastic Surgery Hacked 25,000 Photos and Online Data

 

Lithuania Police say that over 25,000 private images, which include nude images along with other personal information was exposed to public after a

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/2

Hacking of Credit Card Affected 62 MN Chipotles

 

Chipotle is releasing more information about the security incident of credit card which they initially reported on April 25th, which included

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/2

New ‘Judy’ malware on Android might have infected 36 million machines

 

The malware was included in some apps available through the official Google Play Store, with Checkpoint indicating between 8.5 and 35.5 million

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/1

Pacemakers are Far more Vulnerable to Hacking Than What we Assume

 

WhiteScope, the security company, has revealed 8,000 bugs, which hackers could exploit in the pacemaker programmers - tools that are used for

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/1

FCC Need Investigate Fake Anti-Net Neutrality Comments on its Website

 

Ajit Pai Chairman of FCC [Federal Communications Commission] lately said it was not his job to see into the fake, identical remarks of anti-net

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/1

Chipotle Restaurants have Payment Card Systems Hacked

 

According to Chipotle Mexican Grill, fresh details on one hack of March-April that hit its restaurants shows that computer attackers employing

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/31

Malicious Subtitles Enable Hackers to Gain Hold over Users’ Devices

 

Security researchers of late found an astonishing new method by which cyber-criminals acquire hold over users' devices. This is malicious subtitles.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/31

Hacker Does Nuisance before Zuckerberg’s Commencement Speech

 

A hacker compromised the students' newspaper at Harvard for posting disturbing pictures of Mark Zuckerberg just prior to his commencement speech as

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/30

Website of Qatari News Agency Hacked

 

Qatar announced that cyber attackers allegedly hacked the country's national news agency website, 24th May, 2017 and posted one false story

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/30

Hack into Blackburn High School Data Results in Online Leakage of the Same

 

Blackburn High School encountered a PC hack which has resulted in families' personal information such as addresses, phone numbers and even Medicare

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/29

Symantec Suggests Close Ties Between Lazarus Group and WannaCry Havoc

 

Symantec a company renowned for technical security has released new research which greatly indicates that the WannaCry ransomware assault was the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/29

Samsung Investigating ‘Iris Hack’ of Galaxy S8

 

Iris recognition of the Galaxy S8 has been touted as great substitute for tapping out an unlock passcode; and it allows you to authenticate for the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/26

Ukrainian Hacker gets 2 years Imprisonment in Press Release Hacking Scheme

 

One Ukrainian hacker was sent to prison for over 2 years due to his involvement in the international scheme, i.e. hacking news releases that are yet

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/26

Fake Movie Subtitles being Disseminated so Hackers can Remotely Control Users’ Computers

 

Hackers are trying to contaminate users' computers using files containing booby-trapped sub-titles. The attackers create harmful sub-title files in

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/26

After WannaCry Ransomware EternalRocks Malware Just Found

 

Security researchers have detected one fresh worm which uses attack codes that got exposed from National Security Agency of USA after the damaging

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/25

Hackers Target Bank Clients in Russia, their Global Cyber-Raid Plans Thwarted

 

The Ministry of Interiors in Russia recently declared that 20 people were arrested after raids were conducted in connection with a malware attack

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/25

Flokibot, a Malware is a Potential Threat for PoS Devices

 

Last week, the Ransomware virus called WannaCry threatened to affect many computers all over the world, now the sector of financial services is

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/24

Hackers of Salem State’s Twitter Account Post Racist Language

 

A college in Massachusetts states it is conducting an investigation because someone hacked its Twitter A/C to fill it with racist

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/24

Adylkuzz Malware Attacks Expected Soon Wreaking Havoc Worldwide

 

Hardly one week has gone when WannaCry ransomware's assaults hit the world that there shall be one even bigger assault on the digital platform. This

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/23

Onecom Organization Penalized for ‘Millions’ of Spam Texts

 

One high-flying telecom organization of Hampshire got hit with a fine of 100,000 Pound for sending over 3 Million messages of spam. Information

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/23

Hack on Zomato Enables Theft of Data Belonging to over 17m Consumers

 

Food technology company Zomato recently encountered one security hack when more than 17m user records were seized. The stolen data consisted of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/22

Saskatchewan Government Victimized with ‘Malicious’ Cyber Assault

 

A cyber assault is tentatively the reason behind the internal e-mail and website of the government of Saskatchewan being shut down; however,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/22

Shadow Brokers Claims Possession of More Hacking Programs, Threatens to Dump

 

The hackers' syndicate, which claims data it stole and dumped online helping assaults by WannaCry the latest ransomware, is now spreading scare that

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/22

China Cautions about Fresh Virus UIWIX having Ransomware Features

 

Chinese officials are cautioning PC users about one fresh cyber assault from malware resembling WannaCry ransomware which was recently detected as

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/19

DocuSign Data-Hack Resulted in Malware-Ridden Spam

 

DocuSign that supplies e-signature technology admitted one data hack occurrence that enabled an outside entity towards acquiring admission into

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/19

Disney Hacked, Held at Ransom over Stolen Movie

 

The just-to-be-released Disney film "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" is under threat of hackers who're holding it for

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/18

The Hero who Rescued the World on Cyber Space

 

The hero of this time is a man who nipped in the bud one worldwide cyber-assault via applying an uncomplicated "kill switch." He is a

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/18

Spanish Companies Experience Cyber Attack

 

Telefonica, a Spanish mobile operator which owns O2 network in UK, confirmed today that it has been struck by a cyber attack.

 

Spanish

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/18

Bell Canada Client Data Hacked, No Connection with ‘WannaCry’ Ransomware Attack

 

According to Bell Canada, a hacker whose identity is unknown managed to acquire a few of its clients' names, e-mail addresses along with telephone

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/17

The WannaCry Ransomware Prowling Nations

 

One dangerous PC malware, which starting May 12 has been proliferating worldwide, of late attacked companies, universities and even government

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/17

FCC Comments Section has 24 Bozeman Residents’ Contacts Listed in the Spam

 

Over twenty four Bozeman residents' names count in innumerable captured within a seemingly spam assault targeting the Internet-based public comment

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/16

Netrepser Malware Steals Intelligence from Government Organizations

 

Security researchers from BitDefender the cyber security company of late detected one fresh targeted assault that they called Netrepser. The threat

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/16

Facebook Thwarting Web-Links to Spammy Sites

 

Facebook is initiating thwarting of web-links leading onto 'spammy' sites. The company is engaging in displaying to site visitors less number of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/15

FCC Portal Inundated with Net-Neutrality Related Identical Messages

 

Innumerable messages all exactly the same and suggesting repeal of net neutrality regulations recently inundated the portal of Federal Communication

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/15

Hackers Deface AIFF Website

 

A hackers' group with the moniker 'Zero Cool" is reported to have hacked the website of AIFF (All India Football Federation) on May 9,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/12

Washington AG Starts Investigation of Uber’s Text Spam

 

According to a declaration on May 5 by Bob Ferguson Attorney General for Washington, Uber has to make a payment of $40,000 in a deal sorting out an

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/12

HandBrake App Targeted with Malware to Impair Mac PCs

 

HandBrake is a frequently utilized tool available for free that edits as well as converts videos which may be on Mac computers. Last week, however,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/12

AAP Member Shows EVMs can be Hacked

 

The Aam Aadmi Party, in short AAP, in a challenge to EC (Election Commission) has demanded the latter give the party one authentic Electronic Voting

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/11

KristapsPorzingis says that Twitter account was Hacked with ‘LA Clippers’ Post

 

KristapsPorzingis, star forward of New York Knicks, said on Sunday that his Twitter account was hacked and the hacker misled public by posting a

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/11

Users of Guardian Soulmates Spammed Following Information Leak

 

Visitors to the Guardian Soulmates dating site whose operator is The Guardian were recently getting spammed with electronic mails, sexually explicit

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/10

90% Organisations See Social Media as Most Vulnerable to Cyber Crime

 

A survey revealed that despite increase in frequency and intensity of cyber attacks, India Inc is the least prepared for detecting such incidents

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/10

‘USA Today’ Encounters Millions of Spam Accounts Blasting its Facebook Web-Page

 

The daily, USA Today's parent company recently requested FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) to investigate into why spammers were creating

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/9

Fatboy Ransomware-as-a-Service makes Debut

 

One fresh ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) program known as 'Fatboy' can be seen advertised on cyber-crime portals that use Russian language. The

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/9

Android App Namely Super Free Music Player Comes with Malware Infection

 

Super Free Music Player, which is music application in Google Play Store, turns as another app that is malware-infected which is missed by Google.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/8

Industrial Robots Potentially Flawed Security-Wise so Susceptible to Hacks

 

Industrial robots have a very important function. They make almost any device a person requires, from computers, phones to airplanes, cars, anything

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/8

E-mail Phishing Scam Piggybacks on Google Docs

 

Spammers have yet again started attacking, with their victims being Google/Gmail end-users. As a result, Alphabet Inc. has cautioned its end-users

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/8

Sabre Discloses Data Breach of Card Details at its Hotels

 

Sabre the giant in travel industry encountered a leak from its hotel reservation mechanism. Cyber-criminals had compromised its software, apparently

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/5

Now Shodan can find Malware Command and Control Servers

 

A threat Intelligence Company, Recorded Future, and Internet search engine Shodan announced today that a specialized crawler for security

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/5

UAE becomes Main Target of Ransomware Attacks

 

As per a report, the cybercrime threat rank of UAE has improved during past 2 yrs., although the country still remains a major target for the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/4

Author of Malware Inflates Backdoor Trojan with Scrap Data Hoping to Avoid Detection

 

Dubbed ShadowWali by Cybereason, security firm, ShadowWali collects information regarding compromised machines as well as their networks, and also

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/4

Ransomware and Cyber-Espionage Attacks Continuously Rising

 

According to one Data Breach Investigations Report for 2017 by Verizon, there are an increasing number of ransomware and cyber-espionage assaults in

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/3

IBM Urges Consumers to Destroy USB Drives it Shipped with Malware

 

IBM has advised its consumers that they should trash the USB memory drives supplied as complementary product to the hybrid and flash storage device

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/3

New MacOS Malware Detected Spreading via Phishing E-mails

 

One fresh malicious program for Mac OS recently got noticed within Europe as it's getting disseminated through phishing e-mails. CheckPoint Software

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/3

Hacker of Netflix also Claims Theft from Fox, IFC, ABC and National Geographic

 

Hacking group, known as The Dark Overlord, increased doubly on their piracy of new season of the Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" by

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/2

Webroot’s Update makes its AV Flag False Positives

 

On April 26, one software company declared about certain anti-virus program of its which caused numerous PCs around the world to shutdown because it

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/2

Virginia State Police Shutdown Email Service due to Malware

 

According to a news release made by spokeswoman Corinne Geller, Virginia State Police is not available by email because of malware. Virginia State

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/2

Game Guide Malware ‘Targeted over 500,000 Users’

 

It is estimated that 2 Mn Android users have now been victimized to malware mistakenly downloaded from Google Play, which was initially reported to

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/1

Cyber-Criminals Gear Attacks Towards Political Sabotage

 

As cyber-crime increases relentlessly, it only tells how they're at par with physical crime in terms of danger. We find a global reach of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/5/1

‘Pakistan’ Group Hacks IIT Delhi and DU Websites, Posts about Kashmir Violence

 

A group of Pakistan has hacked, on Tuesday, official websites of the 4 important Indian Institutes - IIT Varanasi, AMU (Aligarh Muslim University),

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