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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/30

Prime Accused in Cyber Crime against Girl Students Arrested

 

On Tuesday, Sujit Sahoo was arrested by the crime branch. Sujit Sahoo had posted the lewd photographs as well as comments on a Facebook page about

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/30

Macro Malware after Targeting Windows Computers now Infecting OS X

 

Mac OS users are finding things more difficult since there has been a widespread use of macro malware. Windows users are already familiar with this

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/29

Russian Hacker Admits Committing PC Fraud with Citadel Malware Kit

 

A PC-hacker from Russia charged with creating and using Citadel toolkit an infamous malicious program that helped steal over $500m out of victims'

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/29

Job-Hunters Close to 1.4m in Illinois Possible Victims of Data Hack

 

The Office of Illinois Governor reports of approximately 1.4m job-hunters within the state may've been victims of hack because someone compromised

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/29

Apple Accounts Not Hacked, yet One Need to Safeguard his/her Own Ones

 

A hacker syndicate asserting it is in possession of innumerable iCloud accounts spread scare that it can even from distance wipe away data on

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/28

Zero-Day DoubleAgent Attack Converts AV Products into Malware

 

Security Researchers recently unearthed one fresh assault known as DoubleAgent which exploits certain tool of Windows created for fixing security

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/28

Cyber Criminals Spread Malware by Using Fake Telecom Stations

 

Base Transceiver Stations (BTSs) are tools which are installed on towers of cellular phones. Creators of this malware have used fake BTSs to send

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/27

Hacker Accesses Job-Hunters’ Info from Kansas Employment Company

 

An intermediate company reportedly situated at Kansas (USA), which coordinates communication between job-hunters and employers online, declared that

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/27

MPS Engages Hackers for Garnering e-Mail Passwords of Environmentalists

 

A letter without a signatory that was sent to Jenny Jones, peer of Green Party said that a secretive division of MPS (Metropolitan Police Service)

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/24

Have Hackers Targeted Holly Willoughby?

 

Hackers reportedly have threatened Holly Willoughby by claiming that they have obtained the 'X-rated photos' to humiliate her online. Fresh reports

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/24

Necurs Botnet Shifts to Pump-and-Dump Scam Spam from Ransomware-Infected Junk e-Mails

 

The Necurs network-of-bots has resurfaced with active operations. However, rather than disseminating the banker Trojan Dridex or Locky ransomware,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/23

Wrestler Paige Victimized with Hack and Exposure of Private Photos

 

A 24-yr-old wrestler, born in Norfolk, asserts that hackers eavesdropped into her phone following the surfacing of explicit pictures in the last

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/23

US Describes Canadian Hacker Prone to Fleeing after Hacking Yahoo Accounts

 

According to U.S. officials, a man from Canada charged with hacking into numerous e-mail accounts on Yahoo is actually highly endangered of fleeing

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/22

Malware Attack on ATMs Compromised Payment Cards Data in 2016

 

The commercial banks of India report that malware attack had compromised 2.9m payment cards swiped in ATMs which were plugged with a Hitachi switch.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/22

Katie Cassidy Victim of Hack into her Nude Pictures

 

Celebrity Katie Cassidy was recently victimized with a hack when her photographs in the nude got stolen and published on the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/21

Pre-Installed Malware Detected in Range of Android Devices

 

Check Point, a cyber-security firm based in Israel, has detected the malware which isn't downloaded as a result of users' use, but it is already was

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/21

Research Shows Way for Compromising Telegram and WhatsApp User-Accounts

 

Telegram and WhatsApp happen to be 2 instant messaging (IM) applications which support over 1bn people having accounts on them. The applications

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/21

New POS Malware MajikPOS Targets Payment Terminals in Canada and USA

 

One fresh Point-of-Sale (POS) malicious program is aiming attacks on terminal devices within Canada and USA. The POS named MajikPOS carries certain

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/20

Security Breach for Theft of Private Photos of Emma Watson

 

Emma Watson has taken to the law ever-since the star's private photos have got allegedly seized as well as posted on the Web.

 

The

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/20

Twitter Application Hack Results in Nazi Spam

 

An outside sourced hack into a Twitter program on March 14 led to the creation of Nazi spam affecting the most prominent accounts. Accordingly the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/17

Someone Hacked the Nintendo Switch with the Help of an Old iPhone Exploit

 

A 19 year old Italian, namely Luca Todesco, has become prominent in iPhone jailbreaking crowd under his fictitious name qwertyoruiop, has just

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/17

Hackers Steal Payment Card Data from School Photographers’ Portal

 

Hackers of late attacked a firm for school photography and made global transactions utilizing Queensland parents' credit card particulars. On March

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/17

Munee Hut that Spammed 64,000 Text Messages gets Fined of 20K Pounds

 

Munee Hut, a firm based in Manchester had rented some outfit in Belize a country in Central America for dispatching approximately 64,000

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/16

Hacker Publishes POC for Nintendo Switch Hack

 

A hacker claiming his name online as 'qwertyoruiop' recently asserted as having infiltrated Nintendo Switch, which is one fresh game console that

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/16

Studying Recent Periods’ Spam Trends

 

Cyber-attackers are yet again distributing spam mails for their most important way to seize secured databases.

 

According to the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/15

Twitter Account of Boney Kapoor Hacked, Complaint Registered against Culprits

 

Film producer of Bollywood, Boney Kapoor's Twitter account was hacked and after five days of that hacking, he filed a complaint at the cyber police

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/15

Lawyers to Prove Phone Hacking was Covered up Seek Special Legal Permission

 

Lawyers arguing a case in court have asked for being allowed to access the electronic mail A/Cs that Rebekah Brooks and James Murdoch use so it

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/15

Home Depot to Pay $25 Million to Banks in a Settlement due to Data Breach

 

Home Depot has taken further action to move on from its vast data breach in 2014, which involved hackers stealing credit card and email credentials

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/14

Wiper Malware StoneDrill Latest Discovery of Kaspersky

 

Kaspersky Lab the security company recently discovered one extremely powerful malicious program that wholly erases a disk's content. Declaring about

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/14

Fortune 1000 Organizations Bear Greater Possibilities of Encountering Data Hacks

 

Bitsight the security ratings company by their latest research finds that Fortune 1000 corporate houses bear a bigger risk of being targeted with

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/13

Hacker of a High School Soccer Portal Gets Two Years Prison

 

A computer attacker was sentenced on March 8 for a maximum of 2-yr period when he would serve the federal jail for hacking into a fan website for a

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/13

CIA Dump does not Threaten Updated iPhones

 

WikLeaks discarded thousands of documents on Tuesday detailing the techniques and hacking tools used by the Central Intelligence Agency for foreign

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/10

Verifone the Card Payments Giant Probing Security Hack

 

As per the blog 'Krebs on Security,' the payment cards giant Verifone has written to all contractors as well as company staff over e-mail advising

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/10

Spammers Leak More than 1.37bn Records

 

An apparently biggest spamming operation globally mistakenly enabled access of backup databases on the Internet, leaking over 1.37bn records as well

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/9

Fresh Malware Hard for Detecting while it Conceals Inside Memory

 

DNSMessenger a PowerShell Trojan created to attack Windows PCs was recently discovered as it utilized Domain Name Service (DNS) for exchanging

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/9

Ransomware Hits Democratic State Senators of Pennsylvania

 

A ransomware attacked the Pennysylvania Senate Caucus which caused locking of 16 Democratic senators and their staff members out of their computer

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/9

ATM Hacking at Banks must be Controlled, Advise Police

 

Following a series of cyber-assault incidences targeted at ATM software and thereafter cash collection from the automatic teller machines by

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/8

Hackers Seize Nude Wedding Photographs of Supermodel Kate Moss

 

Nude photographs of Kate Moss the supermodel are presently with cyber-thieves. These photos are among many in which Moss is seen in wedding gown on

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/8

Hack into Kennesaw’s Voter Database under Investigation

 

An investigation by the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) into a so-called data hack that occurred on March 1, 2017 night at Kennesaw State

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/7

Yahoo Hacks that weren’t Prevented Makes CEO Mayer Lose her Bonus

 

In a strong reprimand, Internet Company Yahoo cut short over $12m out of the compensation package of Marissa Mayer, chief executive officer as the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/7

Pence Used AOL email to Conduct State Business which was Hacked

 

Governor of Indiana, the Indianapolis Star reported on Thursday that Vice President Mike Pence used his personal email account to conduct state

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/6

126 Forums of vBulletin Hacked; 819,977 Accounts Leaked on Hacking Forums

 

Its shame on all administrators there, as they never bother to update the vBulletin software. Information has been stolen by a hacker from several

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/6

Hackers Seize Internet-connected Toys through Bluetooth

 

In a hacking attack targeting CloudPets an U.S toy company, over one-half million buyers of fluffy animals, which are played via connecting them to

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/6

Slack Vulnerability’s Exploitation Enables Attacker to Grab User Access

A security flaw affecting Slack, the widely accepted conversation app associated with work, proved sufficient for experimenting with a hack into the app

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/3

Android Apps for Google Play Predictably Developed with Malware-tainted Windows PCs

 

Security researchers from Palo Alto Networks a security company claim that malicious coding exists in 132 Android applications present in Google's

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/3

Advertising Trojans Increase in Number to Top the Charts of Mobile Malware

 

According to the 2016 Mobile Threat report by Kaspersky Lab, the year witnessed nearly a tripling of mobile malware identification, with advertising

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/3

Data of Users Was Stolen due to Massive Hack of Coachella’s System

 

There was news last week that around 1 Mn user accounts data are getting sold by a hacker from the website of Coachella on dark web. Website of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/2

Dridex’s Upgrade Version Dridex v4 Adopts AtomBombing

 

IBM X-Force recently found the highly evil banker Trojan Dridex acting strong within the area of financial online crime undergoing robust version

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/2

Numerous Businesses Victimized with Ransomware had to go Offline a Week

 

A survey of 2016 ransomware attacks on businesses show that 85 percent of the victims had their systems offline over more than 7 days, one-third had

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/1

Cyber Attacks Increasing on Gulf, told at Conference

 

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Experts told on 27th February, Monday, that the Gulf countries should tighten the coordination to combat growing number of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/1

Mysterious Gmail Account Lockouts Result Fears of Hacking

 

Several users got panicked and reported that they have experienced series of issues in Google accounts on Wednesday. While few complained that they

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/1

W-2 Phishing Scam on the Prowl

 

In 2016, the Internal Revenue Service cautioned companies across USA that they could be victimized with an extremely harmful scam that aimed to

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/28

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

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/28

Security Hack Cloudbleed takes Prominence

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/28

Germany’s Deutsche Telekom Customers Massively Affected due to Hack

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/27

Florida Man Admits trying to Hack Clinton Foundation

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/27

Malware Masking Chrome Font Update on the Prowl

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/27

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

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/24

TeamSpy the Malware Stealing Data Reappears

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/23

Malware Campaign ‘Operation BugDrop’ Steals Data and Audio

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/23

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

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/23

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

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/22

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

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/22

Germany Declares Playing with Cayla Dolls Illegal

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/21

Yahoo yet Again Alerts about Aftermath of Hack into the Company

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/21

Florida Spammer and Co-conspirators Sentenced

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/21

Exposed Targeted Malware Employed in Attacks on Polish Banks

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/20

Trash Dove the Latest Obsession Online

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/20

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

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/17

Senators Demand Explanation from Yahoo Regarding Hackings

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/17

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

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/17

Hacker makes it to Rich Homie Quan’s Instagram Account

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/16

Smart Power Grid Technology may be Vulnerable to Hacking

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/16

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

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/15

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

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/15

Indian American Accused of Dispatching over a Million Spam Mails

 

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

 

The man named Michael

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/15

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

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/14

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

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/14

BC Liberal Party Premier Charges NDP with Hacking into Formers Website

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/13

Mac Malware Targets Defense Industry of US

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/13

Scotty’s Holdings Seized with Phishing Scam

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/13

Mystery Malware Infects and Puzzles Polish Banks


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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/10

ICloud: New Phishing E-mails Being Circulated

 

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

 

If you hear the word

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/10

Hackers Strike Intercontinental Hotels Group

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/9

Spam Mails Impersonating O2 Deliver CryptoLocker Ransomware

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/9

NGOs of Egypt Face Extensive Phishing Attacks

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/9

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

 

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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/8

Phishing Scam in New Mexico Targets Employers and Schools


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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/8

Computers and Phones of Ohio County Government Became Inaccessible


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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/7

University of Connecticut Cautions Students about Fraudulent E-mails


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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/7

NHS Trusts becoming More and More Attractive for Ransomware Attackers


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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/7

Database of GitLab Goes Out After Spam Attack


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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/6

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


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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/6

Davidson County Schools declares being Victimized with Phishing Scam


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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/3

Ransomware Attack Hits Surveillance System of District Columbia Police


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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/3

Cyber Criminals Re-Attack Netflix with Ransomware


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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/3

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


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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/2

Phishing Email and Spam Circulated Pace


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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/2

New Surge of Fake E-mails Deliver Banking Malware


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

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SPAMfighter News 2017/2/1

Ransomware Attack Encountered at a California Nursing School


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

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