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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/21

The New Android Malware “GhostCtrl”

 

One fresh malware strain is the most sophisticated info-stealer never seen before on Android as it facilitates attackers in creation of one backdoor

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/21

Twitter.com Attacked with Gigantic Porn Botnet

 

A nearly 90,000 bots delivering sexual contents infiltrated Twitter Inc. the popularly known network of social media during the recent months that

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/21

How Easy to Hack a Myspace Account and How to Delete Yours

 

Most likely, it has been years, may be a decade even, since you last logged into your Myspace account. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter have quickly

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/20

Security Experts Worryingly have Little Malware Knowledge


According to Lastline the security company, there is considerable lacuna within knowledge of cyber-security among professionals occupied in this

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/20

Hackers Steal $7m after Attacking Crypto-Coin Dealing Company


A startup company specializing in block-chain technology 'CoinDash," which claims to be certain social-trading facilitator, stated that some

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/19

Creators of Ashley Madison in $11.2 Million Settlement for Data Breach

 

According to court papers, the creator of website Ashley Madison has reached a projected settlement in a class-action suit related to a breach of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/19

UAE Involved in Qatar Government Website Hacks

 

According to The Washington Post reports, after just analyzing information, which United States intelligence collected, the agencies substantiated

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/19

New Info-Stealer Costs only $7

 

A malware creator speaking Russian language and using the handle "TheBottle" recently began trading one fresh info-stealer known as Ovidiy

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/18

Spam Calls Getting Common Globally

 

Spam calls such as those from banks telling about new loan offers else competitor operators deceptively extracting information while cajoling to

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/18

Data from Verizon Leaked, Advise to Change Customers’ PIN

 

All Verizon customers who have dialed customer service during January-June 2017 would do good to make their Personal Identification Number

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/17

Latest Ransomware Twist: A Ransom Demand of $250,000

 

A hacking group related to ransomware attack last week which locked up devices at multibillion-dollar organizations has apparently issued its first

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/17

Hackers Closed the Key Card Machine in this Hotel Till a Bitcoin Ransom was Paid

 

According to a notice on the website of the company, the latest instance happened between Aug. 2016 and Mar. 2017 which included names of guests,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/17

Avanti Breach Emphasizes POS Malware’s Unrelenting Threat

 

Avanti Markets, the seller of drinks and food to companies during work breaks, has indicated a potential hack into its systems that may've leaked

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/14

Companies should Quickly Count the Cost of Cyber Crime

 

Cybersecurity was ranked 8th among 12 largest specific dangers facing the Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc in their most recent annual report. The risk

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/14

ATO Employee Posts Phone-Accessing Instructions, Office’s Investigation Tactics Revealed

 

A disclosure of phone-hacking instructions guide by an Australian Tax Office employee revealed the ATO's tactics of investigating fraud along with

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/13

Android Halts Malicious Applications by Reading ‘Panic’ Button Presses on User’s Phone

 

Android has introduced one fresh feature called 'panic' button which takes the user back onto his main screen in case he presses a 'back' button a

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/13

A slightly unusual ransomware, LeakerLocker

 

Ransomware, a commonly known computer malware is now threatening smart-phones. Known as LeakerLocker, this new malware is the discovery of online

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/13

No, Jayden isn’t any Hacker for Facebook Accounts

 

One fake message cautioning users of Facebook Messenger that they shouldn't acknowledge friend requests that apparently some hacker by the handle

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/12

IRS Cautions Tax Officials of Phishing E-mails

 

The IRS on July 10 cautioned tax professionals towards enhancing the security of their computers while keep watch over their inboxes, especially for

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/12

Scam E-mail Impersonating ASIC Targeting Australian Businessmen

 

MailGuard, the e-mail filtering firm of Australia warns of e-mails posing as communication from ASIC (Australian Securities and Investments

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/11

Ransomware a Looming Threat, Companies Short of Updating Software

 

Although ransomware threat is looming large inside the city, a lot of firms seemingly aren't at all hastening towards making their software

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/11

West Hartford Town Website Hacked

 

The website of West Hartford town is reported to have been attacked in the morning of July 6; however, according to the authorities, the website's

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/11

'CopyCat’ Malware in its Peak Contaminated 14m Android Devices

 

An Android malware infected and proliferated so effectively that when its attacks were the maximum during April-May 2016, it contaminated 14m

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/10

Compromised Company Spreading NotPetya Malware Faces Criminal Charges in Ukraine

 

Demydiuk added that employees of ME Doc also had warned managers of the company regarding insecurities in company's infrastructure, but that was

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/10

Cardi B Responds to Hacking of Her Social Media Accounts

 

Cardi B says that she was victimized by an online hack. The Twitter account of Bronx rapper sent a message which blasted Nicki Minaj. Now-a-days,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/10

Linux Malware and Attacks on the Rise

 

It's generally thought that operating systems (OSs) on Linux computers have the ability to resist malicious software and keep it at bay; as a

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/7

Bithumb Globally Largest Bitcoin Exchange Fall to Hackers’ Attack

 

Bithumb the exchange selling and buying Bitcoin and Ethereum crypto-currencies, and which is among the 5 largest exchanges in the world stated on

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/7

South Korea’s Major Crypto-Currency Exchange Bithumb Becomes Victim of Hack

 

The globally 4th biggest crypto-currency exchange Bithumb in terms of volume substantiated that it encountered a security breach when an anonymous

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/7

Another Ransomware Virus Strikes Globally

 

Hackers carried out intense ransomware assaults on June 27 targeting agencies and businesses globally, especially Ukrainian companies. Prominent

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/6

Security Specialists Attribute Petya to State Actor

 

Two different security agencies from Europe recently reached a conclusion about Petya (also called NotPetya) that the ransomware, which spread

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/6

Website of Bellevue City Hacked

 

An unidentified group which is sympathetic to the Islamic State group hacked the home page of the City of Bellevue on Monday. Since then, the site

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/5

Facebook Discovers One Novel Method for Identifying Spam

 

Facebook will soon begin concealing posts from Web surfers if the latter send spam to website members' news feeds via lures for clicking articles

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/5

Instagram Account of Arsenal Star Ozil Hacked

 

The official account of the Arsenal star, Mesut Ozil, had an image uploaded to Ozil's 12.9 Mn followers of romantic scene with caption.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/5

Dispatch Computers of Ashland Cops along with Fire Departments Hacked

 

The computer network dispatching combined law enforcement for Ashland police as well as fire departments succumbed to a hacker's attack during the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/4

Innumerable People Severely Endangered with Hacking, while Potentially Unaware

 

At the instance of warning of hacking assaults, the majority of technology consumers get inclined to fear of their computers, tablets or

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/4

Twitter Account of Jim Irsay has Apparently been Hacked Twice during Past Two Weeks


Jim Irsay, owner of the Colts, casually tweeted out a photo of a naked woman on early Thursday morning.


As Irsay has not claimed the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/3

The Latest Hacker Attack Demolished Data rather than Make Money

 

According to very specialized cyber security researchers, a malicious program which has been the focus of the current week's worldwide assault and

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/3

Instagram Uses Mechanized Intelligence for Combating Offensive Comments and Spam

 

Instagram looks to mechanized intelligence in the hope to combat junk messages and trolls. On June 29, the photo as well as video sharing service

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SPAMfighter News 2017/7/3

Man who Collected $ 19.6M Illegally in Hacking Scheme Sentenced 4 Years in Jail

 

William E. Fitzpatrick, Acting U.S. Attorney, said that a Pakistani national will serve four years in jail for obtaining illegally over $19.6 Mn as

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/30

Government Along with JNPT Doing for Addressing Destruction from Malware Assault

 

The biggest container port in India namely JNPT, which APM (AP Moller-Maersk) operates along with the global company's twin sites within the country

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/30

Russian Banks keep on Getting Targeted with Petya and WannaCry Malware

 

Russia's Central Bank is continuously receiving reports from the country's banks about malware namely Petya and WannaCry targeting them, states the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/30

Petya Cyber Attack: Ransomware Virus Strikes Computer Servers Across the World

 

Hackers produced extensive disturbance today by releasing a huge cyber-attack on computers all over the world. Companies in countries including

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/29

Another Major Ransomware Assault Wreaks Havoc Worldwide

 

One fresh strain of ransomware is wreaking havoc worldwide as prominent global companies said they were targets of the malware. These companies are

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/29

Google Play Store can Still have Malware-Tainted Apps

 

Taking down mobile applications from unauthorized websites is likely to cause danger since such websites don't scrutinize applications the way

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SPAMfighter News 2017/6/29

Cyberattack on Parliament: Dozens of Email Accounts Compromised

 

Almost 90 email accounts that are used by the MPs and its staff members might were compromised, what is considered to be the worst-ever cyberattack

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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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