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June 2017

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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