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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/20

The Threat of Crypto-Currency Mining Malware

 

CheckPoint Software a provider of cyber-security solutions cautions about threat from malicious software 'CoinHive' that mines crypto-currency and

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/20

Latest Banking Malware IcedID Already at Par with Contemporaries

 

IcedID is the latest banking Trojan detected on the Web. Even though quite recent on the cyber-crime landscape, IcedID's abilities are easily

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/20

Anti-Virus Software now with Security Flaw


We use anti-virus software for keeping us protected from malicious programs of all kinds lurking online; however, deceitful cyber-criminals have been

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/17

Parity Wallet Owners’ Funds Blocked due to Vulnerability


Very recently, Parity Tech a widely used crypto-currency wallet company declared its Ethereum worth $300m got inadvertently blocked because of a

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/17

Google Play Store Cleared Off Malware, but they Keep Coming Back


Simultaneous to securing its Chrome browser once again, Google is also making the efforts for sanitizing its Play Store so as to safeguard Android

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/15

White Hackers Swindle Face ID Feature of iPhone Using Three-Dimensional Printed Mask


Face ID is the latest flagship scheme of Apple's iPhone X that secures the device while hackers quite easily and so obviously attack it. Only seven

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/15

Phishing Victims Easiest to Get Hijacked


The year 2016 was possibly largely regarding ransomware attacks; however, one can't forget the high-profile hacks along with credential exposures that

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/15

The Tales of Yahoo, Equifax Breaches Continue

 

Executives of Yahoo as well as Equifax played witness while facing Congress November 8, to apologize for enormous scales of hacks on their networks

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/14

Sophos’ Latest Report Delves into Ransomware Attacks Worldwide

 

According to one fresh report, India ranks within the 7 most ransomware-attacked nations, with such cyber assaults not simply targeting Windows PCs;

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/14

Bloomfield District School Website Defaced with ISIS Propaganda Video

 

Bloomfield Public School District issued an alert that its website, which Schooldesk hosts, was hacked around 4 a.m. on November 6, 2017. The site

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/13

Newton Schools District Website Hacked along with Many Other School Sites

 

The website of Newton Public Schools district happened to be one among approximately 800 websites belonging to other school districts that a hacking

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/13

New banking assault clubs date theft, Trojan infection and phishing

 

In a new attack mode, cyber-criminals have clubbed 3 tactics together viz. stealing credentials, planting banker Trojans and phishing victims off

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/9

TPG Internet Pays Hefty Fine Having Violated Spam Act

 

By paying a fine amounting $360K, TPG Internet is at last not spamming customers unwilling to receive SMS messages from the telecom company.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/9

A Group of Hackers from Russia Targeted Email Accounts across the Globe


The hackers who troubled the elections for US Presidential had targeted beyond the campaigns of Hilary Clinton, attacking the emails of officers of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/8

The iOS 11 Most Recent Version by now is Hacked

 

With some new features, iOS 11 definitely is an extremely good upgrade; however, lot of people who promptly upgraded to the next-G operating system

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/8

CryptoShuffler Stole $150,000 by Replacing Bitcoin Wallet IDs in PC Clipboards

 

'CryptoShuffler Trojan' is the new malware discovered by the lab researchers of Kaspersky. It is the malware used by cybercriminals to robber crypto

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/8

‘Hetzner’ of South Africa Confirms Breach of its Key Database‘Hetzner’ of South Africa Confirms Breach of its Key Database

 

A chief database that 'Hetzner,' a major service provider of website hosting and operator of a data center in South Africa is reportedly hacked,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/7

Hackers Attack Global Banks with Just Found ‘Silence’ Banking Trojan

 

One fresh banker Trojan has been detected and found employing techniques resembling ones that the Carbanak employed. The Trojan has been targeting

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/7

Analysis Discovers over 3,200 Distinct Phishing Toolkits

 

E-mail phishers keep searching more effective techniques to earn greater profits. Often they use previously used material whereby they package

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/6

Play Store Reveals Three Malicious Applications for Mining Monero Coins

 

Trend Micro the cyber-security company discovered two malware strains -CpuMiner and JsMiner hanging at the back of three applications even as the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/6

Phishing Attacks Still in Force

 

A worrying 91% of hacking incidences start with a phishing assault that utilizes a socially engineered tactic and an e-mail message for acquiring

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/6

North Korea Condemned with Hacking Warship Blueprints from South

 

Hackers from North Korea yet again made a successful win having stolen blueprint documents from South Korea; the documents being of submarines and

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/3

Vulnerability in LG Products Leads to Hacking and Compromise of Privacy


In a household of Internet-of-Things, suppose a dishwasher's lights continuously flashes, the smart oven keeps turning itself off and on, while the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/3

Bad Rabbit Ransomware on the Prowl


The Bad Rabbit ransomware has been described as moderately severe, courtesy CERT-In (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team). The malware

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/2

The WikiLeak’s Hacked Emails Reached By Trump-Linked Company

 

The chief executive of a data-analytics organization that once worked for the campaign of President Donald Trump contacted Julian Assange, the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/2

Ursnif Banking Trojan Targeted Japan

 

As confirmed by the IBM X-Force data on the functionality of financial malware practiced by cybercrime groups, the Ursnif, also known as Gozi, the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/2

British Royal’s Plastic Surgery Threatened by Hackers to Disclose the Proof

 

A plastic surgery clinic in London has become the victim of a cyber-attack. According to a spokesperson for the London Bridge Plastic Surgery it has

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/1

Google Play Protect is Lowest Scorer for Anti-Malware Testing

 

Google's only difficult time lately isn't the release of its Pixel 2 understood to misguide users, but seemingly its anti-malware software namely

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/1

Third Quarter 2017 Witnessed 600% Rise in URL e-Mails Delivering Malware

 

The recently published Quarterly Threat Report by Proofpoint tells that malware-laced e-mails which deliver banking Trojans and ransomware programs

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/31

Repeated Silencing of ‘Overwatch’ Players Sparks Debate

 

Blizzard with its Overwatch item is still most popular within the shooter games trading place. In fact, the twosome lately had 35m people playing

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/31

FBI Finds it an Exorbitant Problem to not Manage Hacking Smart-Phones


In FBI's understanding, encryption is becoming unfeasible. Over the past eleven months, unsuccessful efforts of FBI have been with regard to

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/30

Unpleasant Racist Email Sent from Wilcox Teacher’s Hacked Email Account

 

A racist letter sent from the email account of a high school teacher seems to be hacked, as confirmed by the state's Educational Department. This

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/30

BadRabbit Ransomware makes Fresh Wave of Attacks in Ukraine and Russia


A ransomware attack struck an international airport in Ukraine as well as 3 media outlets in Russia October 24, 2017 before German IT experts detected

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/30

After its American Consumers, Equifax Faces Data Breach into its UK Customers


The regulatory problem of Equifax Inc. has gone from bad to worse. The company that provides credit reference is facing American investigations into

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/27

The New Reaper Botnet may be Dangerous for the Internet


Check Point Research a security group asserts there is one botnet which is evolving and growing very fast with the ability to sometime in future

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/27

Hacker Admits to Invading 550 iCloud and Gmail Accounts


A hacker not yet proved guilty of carrying out one phishing scam because of which he illegitimately accessed over 500 e-mail accounts of which a large

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/27

Feds Caution About Hacking Threats on Energy, Water, Nuclear, Aviation and More


The Department of Homeland Security together with the Federal Bureau of Investigation issued an e-mail alert October 20 about hackers targeting water,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/26

Rewards Abound for Discovering Bugs in Google Play Store Apps

 

One fresh scheme from Google is purposed with eradicating security flaws inside 3rd-party applications which are stored inside Google Play.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/26

Hermes Ransomware Employed by North Korean Hackers for a Recent Bank Theft

 

A cybercrime ring associated with North Korea suspected of attacking central bank of Bangladesh last year is expected to be responsible for the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/25

T-Mobile Customer’s Details Targeted via API Bug


Last week, a bug disclosed and targeted by T-Mobile in a web-based application interface enabled users to request account details by just entering

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/25

Pizza Hut Hack Affected Thousands of Customers – Announced by the Company


As announced by Pizza Hut on this Saturday, the theft of personal information of few of its customers is due to 28 hours long security breach at the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/25

ATMii New Malware Targeting ATM Machines to Snatch Their Entire Stored Cash at Once

 

It is the new ATM malware, dubbed ATMii that intends to target ATM machines to spit out all their stored cash. The malware was unveiled by security

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/24

Wi-Fi Users can be at Risk of WPA2 Vulnerability Exploitation

 

The security protocol WPA of Wi-Fi has developed devastating vulnerability that if attackers exploit they can intercept a user's data when that

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/24

Newest Flaw in Adobe Flash Enables Malware Installation

 

Adobe Flash since long has been vulnerable intermittently. Right now it is found with a security flaw that lets 'hackers' compromise people's

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/23

A 2013 Hack into Microsoft’s Internal Database was Left Unpublicized

 

Over 4-yrs back, hackers seemingly breached the internal database of Microsoft with which bugs are tracked. According to the company's few erstwhile

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/23

Spam Mails Come into Domino’s Customers’ Inboxes

 

The Domino's retailer in Australia has encountered leakage of its customer data. In the process inhabitants are getting spam mails. The spammers

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/23

Australia’s Defense Data Stolen by Mystery Hackers

 

A mystery hacker, designated as a TV soap opera personality stole important and crucial data about the multi-billion dollar warplane and navy

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/20

Ransomware Sale Skyrocketing

 

On October 11, San Francisco held Cb Connect conference had a release of one fresh report, outlining how ransomware sales increased amazingly on the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/20

New Android Ransomware ‘DoubleLocker’ Launched

 

Cyber-criminals have created one Android ransomware which not only encrypts data of the device owner but also prevents access of the hijacked device

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/19

Spoofed iOS Application Login Box maybe Capturing Users’ Apple ID

 

Cyber-criminals have come to learn that it's very easy to make victims reveal their Apple ID particulars by simply telling them to provide the same.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/19

Pornhub Website Hacked, Visitors Click Adverts, Become Infected With Virus

 

'Pornhub' website users are being alerted of a malware assault that could hack their computers for unwelcome outcomes. Apparently one sneaky,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/18

Hack Exposes Secret Data Regarding Defense Systems of Australia

 

Hackers have got away with secret data regarding newly-launched surveillance aircrafts, navy vessels and fighter jets stored on the system of a

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/18

Equifax’s Website Breached, Data Stolen, Malicious Adware Delivered

 

Hackers attacked the website of Equifax the credit reporting company during May and stole 145.5m American buyers' names, Social Security Numbers

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/17

Phishing Scam Steals Passwords from Apple iPhones


Phishers are crafting assaults that are smarter and increasingly deceptive. With one swift examination of an e-mail from its sender alternatively the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/17

ICO Fines Vanquis Bank for Sending Unsolicited Promotional Messages


Provident Financial Group's subsidiary Vanquis Bank Limited attempted at making its payment cards, in particular, credit cards popular through

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/17

350 Government Bodies and Big Corporates Affected from the Deloitte’s Breach


There was a hack on Deloitte cyber infrastructure that was revealed on September 25. While Deloitte made uncertain statements confirming that the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/16

Hackers of Tiny Super NES Add Innumerable Games


Evidently from the menu of the console, it's possible to add games into its library, like the 2 games namely "F-Zero" and "Super Mario

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/16

CyberSecurity Alert in South Korea and the United States as Data Stealing Malware Attacks the Infrastructure


FormBook is the new malware from attackers targeting manufacturing, defense, and aerospace firms in the South Korea and the United States.


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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/13

UK Teenager Hacked into PCs of Top FBI, CIA Officials

 

A British teen's mother facing imprisonment for attempting at hacking into systems of top American officials, most importantly the director of CIA,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/13

Australian Government Discloses Breach of Defense Supplier’s Computer

 

According to the Australian government, hackers infiltrated certain defense contractor's PC in 2016. Before launching the yearly threat report of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/13

A Duo Arrested by Sri Lankan Police Over Bank Hacking in Taiwan

 

According to the officials, the duo has been arrested by Sri Lankan police for helping international criminals to steal and transfer millions of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/12

Spammers Steal Personal Information of Domino’s Consumers


Domino's, the pizza chain says following receipt of customers' complaints that they were getting spam mails it was possible that someone had stolen

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/12

Hackers of Russian Government Exploited Antivirus Software to Steal Cyber Capabilities of U.S.


According to several people having knowledge about this matter, hackers who are working for Russian Govt. stole details about how US penetrates

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/11

How Australia is Fighting Cyber Crime

 

The new International Cyber Engagement Strategy emphasizes the incentive of trade but it was introduced with a reminder that Australia has enough

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/11

Cloudflare Blocks Sites Hosting Crypto-Currency Miner

 

Cloudflare the provider of Internet domain is clamping websites hosting crypto-currency miners that stay concealed. This was broadcasted October 4

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/11

Chief of Staff of White House John Kelly’s Mobile Phone Hacked

 

Unknown hackers, it's reported, compromised the personal phone of John Kelly chief-of-staff at White House. Kelly was using the cell-phone down many

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/10

NATO Soldiers’ Smart-Phones Victims of Hacks

 

NATO soldiers stationed in countries of Eastern Europe are facing a tough time guarding their smart-phones from sneaky hacks. According to a Wall

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/10

IoT Appliances very Useful But Still Security Deficient

 

Technology today is very important as it is closely connected with our day to day businesses. However, it is a security challenge most heavily felt,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/9

UK has been Drained by 590 ‘Significant’ Cyber Attacks in Last Year

 

The organization says in one annual review which got published on 3rd Oct. that more than 1,000 incidents of cybersecurity has been reported to the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/9

South American Banks Targeted with New Stealthy Banker Trojan

 

According to Cisco Talos, cyber-criminals are intensively targeting banks of South America with the aim to capture accountholders' credentials using

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/9

August 2013 Yahoo Hack Impacted Entire 3bn Accounts

 

A security breach at Yahoo in 2013 disturbed the total 3bn accounts of the Internet giant. Its parent company Verizon revealed so after one fresh

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/6

FBI won’t be Compelled to Disclose San Bernardino iPhone Hacking Tool

 

According to ZDNet, one federal court yesterday ordered that FBI doesn't need to reveal either the vendor name used or price government paid for

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/6

The Tale of Equifax’s Breach

 

In a statement to lawmakers on October 2, 2017, Richard Smith former CEO of Equifax said that one massive hacking attack got executed due to both

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/6

How Recent Ransomware Assaults Affected Companies

 

According to prominent news organizations, cyber-criminals had got away with over $209m during January-March 2016 that was over 8 times more than

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/5

Hackers in Iran Attacking Aviation and Petrochemical Industries

 

According to FireEye the cyber-security company, a hackers' group thought as operating inside Iran to give service to the government reportedly has

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/5

Whole Foods Probing Hack of Taprooms and Restaurants

 

Amazon.com Inc. acquired Whole Foods Market just a month ago and, on Thursday, Whole Foods Market has disclosed that few of their POS terminals were

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/5

Security Hack Happened at Sonic Drive-In

 

Sonic, the fast food drive-in, may have been hacked. As per the company, they were looking for "unusual activity" while using credit cards

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/4

What We Know So Far is Deloitte Gets Hacked

 

The Guardian reported on 25th September stating that the consulting firm Deloitte was struck by a cyberattack which might have exposed the emails of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/4

Poor Coding Limits Cyber-Capabilities of IS Hackers

 

As per a new research, the terrorist group built tools for online attack is full of general errors. Kyle Wilhoit, Sr. Security Researcher, speaking

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/4

All CCTV Cameras Exposed to Infrared Attacks

 

Proof-of-concept malware known as aIR-Jumper could be used for defeating air-gapped network protections, and then send the data in and out of the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/3

UK’s Security Boss Warns that Major Cyber-Attack will soon Happen

 

The most serious attack is "category one", which might happen "sometime during the next few years". As per agency that reports

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/3

Mumbai Cyber-crime Police Investigates into State OSD’s Complaint

 

A particular case of cyber-crime filed 2 months back is currently a political issue following Mumbai's crime cell sending out twenty notifications

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/3

CCleaner Compromised, Hackers Collect Data from Affected PCs

 

Fresh details come from the Threat Intelligence Team of Avast on September 22, 2017 regarding the CCleaner malicious program which got uncovered

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/29

SEC’s EDGAR System Breached

 

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) USA's chief markets regulator stated on September 20 that its server was hacked in 2016, with

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/29

Millions Download Malicious Software from Play, Google Removes Infected Android Applications

 

Android users counting in the millions likely have malicious software infecting their smart-phones thereby bearing additional costs because they

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/29

ExpensiveWall Found Concealed in Android Wallpaper Apps

 

A huge malware campaign penetrated Google Play last week to send deceitful text messages and charge up to 21 Mn people for false services.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/28

Ransomware Attack Derails School Activities at Columbia Falls School District

 

Law enforcement of late managed identifying the origin of latest online attacks as certain hackers' group from abroad which's trying towards

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/28

Most Wanted Malware – Banking Trojans Attack Again

 

The Trickbot, Ramnit, and Zeus banking trojans - each of them appeared in top 10. All these trojans typically work by finding when victim is going

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/28

A Dual Attack Spam Outbreak Pushes Two Ransomware Strains Alternatively

 

A new report by Trend Micro tells about one fresh ransomware campaign being detected that makes a dual attack campaign via contaminating users first

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/27

Hackers of North Korea are Apparently Targeting Bitcoin Exchanges

 

Hackers of North Korea are linked to several attacks, including Sony hack in 2014, but it seems that totalitarian state has been now particularly

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/27

Hackers Inject Malware into CCleaner Software

 

CCleaner a widely-used tool for maintaining computer systems recently got compromised with one severe malware infection. The situation is especially

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/27

Australian Consumers in Increasing Numbers Fear Online ShoppingAustralian Consumers in Increasing Numbers Fear Online Shopping

 

A recently conducted survey shows that consumers at large fear revealing their payment card information over the Internet with many continue wanting

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/26

Swiss State Obstructs Cyberattack but Another Strikes Contractor

 

The Government of Switzerland says that the cyber-experts of state detected and then prevent one attempted cyberattack on Defense department of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/26

Hacker Group Leaks Vevo Data then Deletes it

 

Music video utility Vevo, which has three owners, together with the owner firm of Google and Abu Dhabi Media situated in Dubai, was victimized with

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/26

An Equifax Hack Affects 143m Americans

 

Equifax declared on September 15 evening that the company's top security officer and top information officer would quit right away after an enormous

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/25

Apple Introduces FaceID a New iPhone X Technology

 

The most sophisticated handset iPhone X has a new feature called FaceID which Apple announced during its event on September 12, 2017. This mechanism

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/25

Websites of Ryan International School Hacked

 

On Wednesday, many websites connected to the Ryan International group were hacked.

 

A hacker group, calling themselves as the Kerala

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/25

Hacker who Infiltrated American Military Systems gets Sentenced

 

Suttong Coldfield based Sean Caffrey pleaded guilty to a crime within the purview of Computer Misuse Act during June while facing Birmingham Crown

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/21

Obscene Tweets Posted on Official Twitter Account of High School

 

Clark County School Police are probing a seeming hack on Twitter account of Foothill High School. Many tweets, some of them inappropriate, were sent

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/21

Lucky ‘Formula 1’ not yet Targeted with Ransomware

 

One leading computer specialist intensively involved with 'Formula 1' asserts that the technique requires doing more for safeguarding itself against

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