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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/30

Spammers Manage in Evading Anti-Spam Software, Finds Cisco

Cisco the networking company has just published its Yearly Security Report for 2015 according to which, spammers are well bypassing spam filters with

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/30

Patrons of Bank of America Hit by Phishing Campaign

Wwlp.com reported on 21st January, 2015 stating that customers of Bank of America (North Carolina, US) are being targeted once again by cyber-crooks with a

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/29

Cyber-Attacks Growing with Casual User Behavior and Targeted Malware Campaigns

Cisco in its new Annual Security report states that end-users' careless attitude together with malware attacks on specific targets are posing risk of

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/29

BBB and Police Warns About Fake Emails Targeting Parents

Wfmynews2.com reported on 20th January, 2015 stating that Better Business Bureau (BBB) and Greensboro Police (North Carolina, US) are sending a strong

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/28

LIME Customers Targeted with Phishing E-mail Scam

Several gullible customers of "Landline, Internet, Mobile, Entertainment" (LIME) one renowned telecom company, were recently targeted with an

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/28

Infamous Hacking Group ‘Lizard Squad’ Hacked by Third Party Hackers

Mirror.co.uk reported on 19th January, 2015 quoting a claim by Brian Krebs, a well-known Security Researcher, as "The hacking group namely 'Lizard

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/27

Possible Hack into POS Devices Worries Wingstop

Dallas, Texas, USA-based Wingstop Restaurants Inc. has officially stated that there was probably a security hack against its POS (point-of-sale) devices

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/27

NSA Bears Ability to Compromise and Re-use Intermediate Malicious Programs

Along with owning its own cyber-weapons, NSA of USA performs compromising operations and repurposing of intermediate malicious software, published

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/26

Security Researchers find Carberp in New Version


According to security researchers, the banker Trojan Carberp, which lately struck more than 150,000 computers in Australia, has been found yet again

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/26

Bkav Released a Forecast about DDoS and Malware Attacks in 2015


Bizhub.vn reported on 14th January, 2015 quoting Vietnamese security firm Bkav as "Malware and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks will

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/24

Scammers Vehemently Perform Phishing on LinkedIn Accounts


Symantec the security company warns of scammers who keep on vehemently targeting social-networking websites for different purposes, including digging

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/24

Phishing E-mail Scam Targets Users of Outlook.com, says Malwarebytes


Malwarebytes the cyber-security company has said that one offensive phishing e-mail scam is presently aiming at subscribers of Outlook.com thus

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/23

Humboldt State University Starts a Drive against Online Scams

Krcrtv.com published news on 14th January, 2015 stating that Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, USA is trying to keep personal details of staff

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/23

Blue Coat - Malware Organizations Abusing ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Massacre

According to research conducted by security firm Blue Coat, Malware organizations are quick to latch onto tragedy to distribute malware and they are getting

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/22

Suspected Hack into POS System, Announces Presidian Hotels & Resorts

Texas (US) based hotel management firm Presidian Hotels & Resorts that runs independently recently declared that during the period July 26, 2014 to

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/22

Dell - New Malware Bypasses Systems of Active Directory

Securityweek.com reported on 12th January, 2015 stating that researchers at Counter Threat Unit (CTU) of Dell SecureWorks have intercepted malware which

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/21

Scam E-mails Targeting Manx Telecom Users, Alerts Telecom Giant

Chief supplier of telecommunication and broadband services Manx Telecom to the Isle of Man has issued an alert regarding one scam e-mail which's adversely

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/21

Scam E-mails Related to Unpaid Tax Strike Washington’s Businesses and Citizens

Scammers have yet pounced, this time, aiming businesses and citizens to whom they're dispatching fake e-mails directing that they should clear tax payment

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/20

Security Researcher says KCNA Website has Illicit Software

The online activities of North Korea are being increasingly inspected following Federal Bureau of Investigation's condemnation of the country of undesirable

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/20

Hackers Spread Maligned Fake Emails Piggybacking on Terror Posed by ISIS

Listenradios.co.uk reported on 13th January, 2015 stating that hackers are playing the fear of public about a terrorist attack in Sydney (Australia) by

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/19

Tax-Related Fake E-Mails Targeting Residents, Warns SSDC

South Somerset District Council (Somerset, England) recently got one report from an inhabitant who said that some South Somerset inhabitants were getting

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/19

Absence of E-Mail Related Safeguards for SLC Leads to Easy Phishing

Online-scammers have come to easily know the trick of quickly gaining success from launching phishing campaigns and that is by sending e-mails impersonating

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/17

Snowden - US has Started the Era of Cyber Attacks

Thehill.com published news on 8th January, 2015 quoting Edward Snowden, former contractor of National Security Agency (NSA) and currently whistleblower, as

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/17

SaskPower Cautions about Scam E-Mails, Bogus Telephone Calls

SaskPower has just known about fraudulent e-mails as well as bogus phone calls presently going on so cautions customers while advises them to inform local

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/16

Hackers Managing Infiltration Almost ‘At Will,’ Says FireEye

FireEye lately released a report highlighting how hackers of today successfully counter traditional security defenses nearly anytime or anyway they want.
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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/16

Hackers Exploiting Pastebin Website in Latest Attacks, Finds Sucuri

According to Sucuri, Pastebin, the website for cutting-and-pasting content and probably most known to be one channel through which attackers exchange stolen

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/15

ESET Predicts Increased Cyber-Crime against Internet Payment Systems During 2015

Ireland-based ESET the Internet security company has said that systems facilitating online payment are set to become increasingly infected with malware

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/15

British Columbia Lawyers Cautioned about Extortion Threats over the Internet

One late cyber-assault against a law firm in British Columbia of Canada has prompted suggestion to lawyers for becoming watchful of possible extortion

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/14

Two Websites Hacked by Islamic Extremists in Yorkshire

Thejc.com reported on 6th January, 2015 stating that Islamist hackers have maligned a school and a church website with messages that are anti-Israeli with

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/14

New Banking Malware Targets Germans - Microsoft

Itworld.com published news on 6th January, 2015 quoting Microsoft as "Germans are being targeted by a new variant of an influential kind of malware

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/14

Cryptowall 2.0 Ransomware Further Developed by its Authors

The newest ransomware from an upgraded Cryptowall 2.0 attacks Windows 32 as well as 64 bit OSs (operating systems). Blog.emsisoft.com reported on 7th

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/13

Macro-based Malware Surged in December 2014, says Microsoft

According to MMPC (Microsoft Malware Protection Center), online threats in remarkable numbers have been attacking during December 2014 as they utilized

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/13

LA Weekly and Huffington Post Hit by Malvertising Attacks

Security vendor Cyphort has identified a malvertising campaign which hit a couple of websites including LA Weekly and Huffington Post.

Cyphort

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/13

IBM - Number of Cyber Attacks on Retailers Dropped in 2014

ZDNet.com published news on 5th January, 2015 stating that security researchers of IBM recently released a report suggesting that overall cyber attacks

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/10

Users of Yahoo Targeted by Phishing Email Campaign - Bitdefender


Hotforsecurity.com published news during second week of December 2014 quoting a warning of security firm Bitdefender as "Yahoo users are being

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/10

IBM finds 60% Security Officers whose Organizations have Insufficient Defense against Cyber-attacks


International Business Machines (IBM) recently conducted a poll that queried senior security personnel to find that according to sixty percent of

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/9

Phishing Email Campaign Targets Users of Google

Softpedia.com published a recent report revealed by security pundits in third week of December, 2014 stating that a ...

SPAMfighter News 2015/1/9

CnC Servers within Botnets Increased During 2014, Reports Spamhaus

Spamhaus, the agency that since 1998 has been garnering as well as revealing details about spammers, lately published a report highlighting how

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/8

Cluley Warns - Malefactors Exploit Steam Chat to Distribute Malware

Tomsguide.com published a report on 30th December, 2014 quoting a recent blog by Graham Cluley, an Independent Security Blogger, as "Malefactors are

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/8

‘Kogan’ Target of Enormous Phishing Scam

Renowned Internet-based small-scale trader selling mobile devices in Australia namely Kogan declared 4th-week of December 2014 about a ...

SPAMfighter News 2015/1/7

Trend Micro Spots 64-bit Version of HAVEX RAT

Researchers of Trend Micro have discovered a 64-bit Havex version which is a RAT (remote access tool) and it has been used in cyber espionage operations

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/7

Fake Email Scam Alert Sounded in Logan County

Edmondsun.com reported on 30th December, 2014 stating that Logan County (Ohio, US) authorities are warning public about an email scam and a phone using the

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/6

Trojans Exploit Pinterest as C&C to Target South Korean Banks

Security researchers of security firm Trend Micro had discovered that a number of banking trojans

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/6

‘Hitman’ Scam Targeting Residents of Torrance, Caution Police

Police in Torrance (California, USA) of late cautioned about certain "hitman" scam moving across the Internet while blackmailing Internauts to pay

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/5

US-UK Based Surveillance Virus Attacks Top German Aide

Telesurtv.net reported on 29th December, 2014 stating that an aide to the German government has found that the government has been attacked by hackers by

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/5

Experts - Cybercriminals Using Missing of AirAsia Flight as Bait

Tech.firstpost.com reported on 29th December, 2014 quoting a warning of security experts as "Cybercriminals have now focused abusing the unfortunate

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/3

Scam E-mails Supposedly from Philadelphia Parking Authority Circulating

Officials of the Parking Authority of Philadelphia have requested people for being aware about fake e-mails, which presently circulating, are targeting

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/3

Purchase Notification E-mail Supposedly from Apple Phishes Information off Consumers

Scam e-mails are circulating that posing as messages from Apple notify consumers that they've bought TomTom, one kind of GPS for motorcars' navigation

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/2

Security Companies Expose ‘Anunak’ Hacker Cabal

Two security companies recently exposed 'Anunak' a hacker cabal which understandably moved funds unlawfully from innocent people's accounts in banks

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/2

APS Cautions about Scam E-mails Targeting its Patrons

APS (Arizona Public Service) is cautioning its customers for being more vigilant during the current vacation time regarding the way they're letting others

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/1

Hackers Derail ISC.org


The ISC that runs Berkeley Internet Name Domain, highly reputed Domain Name System (DNS) software said cyber-attackers hacked its website ISC.org that

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SPAMfighter News 2015/1/1

Afghan Government Websites Likely Target of Chinese Hackers, says ThreatConnect


ThreatConnect the security company recently released one fresh report according to which, people visiting a number of websites belonging to Afghan

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/31

TorrentLocker Infects Around 40,000 Machines across the World - ESET

Security firm ESET released a new White paper revealing that the criminal gang behind the infamous TorrentLocker has managed to infect 40,000 systems in

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/31

Spam Containing Malicious Links Rises - Symantec

Security experts at security vendor Symantec stress that spammers and malware peddlers are continuously sending out emails with malicious links and

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/31

Experts Reveal that Spark Malware may be Re-birth of Trojan Alina

Csoonline.com published news on 18th December, 2014 quoting security experts as saying "A malware program dubbed Spark which steals data of payment

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/30

Security Researchers Identify ‘OphionLocker’ a Fresh Strain of Ransomware

According to security researchers, one fresh sample of crypto-ransomware is spreading online that has been named OphionLocker and which works with the aid

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/30

E-mail Accounts of NAU Targeted with Phishing Scam

Phishing e-mails targeting accounts of Flagstaff, Arizona (USA)-situated Northern Arizona University prompted security alerts by the Information Technology

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/30

Cyber-Criminals Doing Business of ‘Hacker Tutorials’ for Imparting Hacking Skills, Says Dell

Dell SecureWorks the security vendor recently discovered that cyber-crooks are doing business of 'Hacker Tutorials' that they're selling to new aspiring

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/29

New gTLDs Registered but Serving Phishing and Other Malicious Purposes


CSC a brand protection firm lately made a post on its blog quoting Counsel and Chief Information Security Officer Amy Mushahwar of ZwillGen PLLC a law

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/29

Las Vegas Sands Reveals Hack Targeted on it During February 2014


According to Las Vegas Sands Corp a casino company, it was hit with an online hack in February 2014 that left numerous servers on its network crippled

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/26

Zeus Evolves Into Fresh Variant, the Chthonic

Kaspersky the security company has just detected one fresh banker Trojan given the name Trojan-Banker.Win32.Chthonic.

Seemingly, Chthonic has

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/26

Virus Attacks BC E-mail Servers, but Normalcy Gained Soon After

The e-mail service of Canada's British Columbia was recently hit with a PC-virus, but now the services have been restored, published kelownanow.com dated

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/25

Unknown Hackers Compromise ICANN Systems

According to ICANN the agency for managing the worldwide system of TLDs (top-level domains), anonymous hackers lately hijacked its critical computers while

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/25

NRCS Reports of Scam E-mails Targeting Job-Hunting Namibian Internet-Users

According to NRCS (Namibian Red Cross Society), a number of Namibians seeking to get employed have been victimized with a scam e-mail offering them job

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/24

Google Bans Over 11,000 Domains Following Malware Infection on WordPress Sites

Google has banned over 11,000 domains marking them malevolent ever-since malicious software hijacked websites reliant on content management pertaining to

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/24

Co-operative Bank Latest Target of Phishing Campaign

A new phishing e-mail campaign has attacked Wellington, New Zealand-based Co-operative

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/23

Malwarebytes - Phishing Scam Exploiting Free CloudFlare SSL Certificate

Malwarebytes recently highlighted that cybercriminals have used a free SSL certificate from CDN (content delivery network) and DNS (Domain Name System)

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/23

Bogus E-mail Claiming Password Reset for Facebook Account Circulating; Experts

Spam mails posing as messages from Facebook asserting a resetting of password done for the recipient's Facebook account are presently hitting unsuspecting

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/22

Red October Campaign Revived with “CloudAtlas”

Threatpost.com reported on 10th December, 2014 quoting a warning of security experts as "The attackers behind the Red October APT (Advanced Persistent

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/22

Asprox Botnet Attributed with Over Three-Quarters of all Assaults during October 2014

Palo Alto Networks the security research company has just released its yearly Threat Landscape Review that estimates 80 percent of the entire worldwide Web

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/20

McAfee - Cyber-Espionage Likely to Increase Next Year


ZDNet.in reported on 9th December, 2014 quoting McAfee's annual threat landscape report as predicting that "Cyber-espionage and attacks on

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/20

Extremely Refined APT Campaign Targets Renowned Individuals


Experts of Blue Coat, a security firm, warn that a highly sophisticated and multifaceted advanced persistent threat (APT) is aiming persons holding

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/19

Phishers Using Logo of Norton Antivirus within Fake E-mails, Caution Security Experts

According to security researchers, Internauts should be wary of a phishing electronic mail

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/19

Major Security Breach Happens on CHARGE Anywhere

Securityweek.com reported on 9th December, 2014 that an electronic payment opening solutions giver CHARGE Anywhere, LLC revealed that a recent attack on its

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/18

Study - Advertisers Losing $6.3 Billion to Cyber Fraud in 2015

ZDNet.com reported on 9th December, 2014 stating that a new research report has disclosed that promoters will lose around $6.3 billion in 2015 to bots and

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/18

Destover Attack on PCs by Using Stolen Security Certificates from Sony

Kaspersky Labs has found that the huge breach carried out against Sony Pictures Entertainment has led to a seemingly side effect wherein the 'Destover'

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/17

Neverquest Trojan in New Updated Version Discovered

Security researchers, during November 2014, detected the notorious Trojan Neverquest in a new upgraded form attacking Web surfers, especially in North

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SPAMfighter News - 2014/12/17

North Korea Not Behind Sony Hack, Asserts NDC

The National Defense Commission's Policy Department in North Korea (NK) has officially

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/16

Internauts Facing Heat of “Tyranny of the Police” Malware Email

Security firm MX Lab recently started to stop an email campaign of Trojan distribution with the subject line "Tyranny of the police."

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/16

Fraudulent E-mails with Parliament Logo Doing the Rounds

According to a warning by South Africa situated Cape Town legislature, a scam electronic mail displaying the Parliament's logo is circulating online,

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/16

Hackers Attack a Renowned Barrister in Auckland, New Zealand

Stuff.co.nz reported on 5th December, 2014 stating that friends and clients of a famous barrister of Auckland (New Zealand) namely Annabel Maxwell-Scott

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/16

Evidence Matching Help Comprehend Wiper Malware Hackers Employed on SPE

Security researchers seem to be successfully matching evidences related to the wiper malicious program, which made a mighty strike against Sony Pictures

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/15

Web Hack on Sony Pictures isn’t North Korea’s Play

Security experts in a recent statement acquitted North Korea from being responsible for the online assaults allegedly against SPE that had resulted in the

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/15

Bebe Stores Faces Major Breach of Data

Jsonline.com reported on 4th December, 2014 quoting a report of Brian Krebs, a Cyber Security Reporter, as "The Bebe women's clothing and fashion store

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/15

LG Electronics Consumers Become Target of New Phishing Scam, Caution Researchers

Users of LG Electronics may receive certain windfall gain notification from the company in one latest ...

SPAMfighter News 2014/12/15

Cyber-Attackers from Iran Hack into Energy, Airline Companies; Cylance

Cylance of USA has reported about hackers from Iran, who during 2012-14, have been invading the networks of a few number one ranked global infrastructure,

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/11

New POS Malware Available for $2,000 in Underground Markets


Computerworld.com reported on 2nd December, 2014 stating that a new type of point-of-sale malware dubbed 'LusyPOS' has been discovered and it is being

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/11

Cyber-Criminals Capitalize on Festival Shopping Spree, Target Internauts


According to Malcovery an Internet security firm, online-crooks are exploiting people shopping on the Net on the eve of festival by launching one

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/10

Malicious Links and Malware Rising Threat across Australia - Study

Trend Micro, a security firm, recently released a roundup report in third quarter said that there has been a steep hike in malicious links across Australia

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/10

Kaspersky - India 6th Largest Source of Spam Globally

A new study by Kaspersky Lab reveals that India may no longer be the world's leading sender of unwanted emails but it still has the dubious distinction of

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/9

Trojan Threatens Owners of Drupal, WordPress and Joomla Sites

Fox-IT, a security vendor located in Netherlands, says that cyber crooks are running a blackhat SEO (search engine operation) operation which is threatening

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/9

FireEye Discovers New Hacking Gang - ‘FIN4’

Security firm FireEye recently published a report analyzing a hacker group known as FIN4 which has targeted several leading companies since mid-2013.
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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/8

Symantec - “Regin” Extremely Sophisticated Cyber Espionage Tool

Security firm Symantec has revealed the details of an extremely classy cyber espionage tool known as "Regin" and says that it has been used in a

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/8

DVLA Warns about Scam Emails which are Impersonating it

Telegraph.co.uk reported on 28th November, 2014 stating the claim of the agency as "Fraudsters posing as DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency) are

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/6

Following SPE Cyber-assault, other US Businesses get FBI Alert


FBI of United States has cautioned the country's business houses against hackers who're utilizing malware for waging destructive cyber-assaults after

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/6

CryptoLocker holds numerous Internet-users to Ransom within Central Queensland



The notorious PC-virus CryptoLocker has made a comeback and it is wreaking increasing havoc unlike ever-before since some dozens of Internauts

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/5

Parking Service Facilitator’s Networks Hacked for Payment Card Details


The parking management facilitator SP+, of late, declared that hackers intruded into the networks at 17 service stations out of its total existing

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/5

Fresh POS Malware seemingly within Beta-testing Stage; Trend Micro


Trend Micro the security company, of late, detected one fresh POS (point-of-sale) malware which it named TSPY_POSLOGR.K, but according to the firm,

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/4

Spam Propagates Faster from Hacked E-mail, Find Researchers


According to researchers, junk e-mails propagate faster if they're distributed from compromised or what can be hacked electronic mail accounts, so

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SPAMfighter News 2014/12/4

ACCC Warns about Fake Undelivered Parcel Messages


In Australia, ACCC (Australian Competition and Consumer Commission), which works to safeguard the citizens against scams, recently issued an alert

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