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September 2016

SPAMfighter News 2016/9/30

Trojan Komplex a Fresh Malware for Mac OS X


Researchers from Palo Alto Networks the security company recently discovered one fresh malware created for Mac OS X which seemingly attacks the

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/30

Security Developer’s Botnet Trolls Spammers Wasting their Time with Convincing but False Responses


Brian Weinreich a security developer has been watching and following spam mailers since 2-yrs with the help of a botnet which thrust ridiculous but

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/30

Hackers Steal 3,000 Pictures from iCloud of Pippa Middleton


London police have confirmed the arrest of a man, aged 35, who is suppose to have hacked Pippa Middleton's, Duchess of Cambridge younger sister,

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/29

iPhone 7 Already Jailbroken but Still You Can’t Have the Hack


Sale of iPhone 7 was started around a week ago, and already the hackers have jailbroken it. Photos that are posted on the Twitter is showing Cydia,

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/29

Ethereum Network Faces Computational DDoS Attack


Ethereum is surely getting into trouble. Promising smart contracts protocol based on blockchain is facing loads of issues recently, with the most

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/28

Yahoo Encounters a Biggest Data Hack in History


To the previous massive data-breaches online another is the latest hack at Yahoo with no less than one-half billion A/Cs of the e-mail client

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/28

KSU Student Arrested, to Face Trial over Hacking for Altering Grades


A college pupil of Kennesaw State University (KSU) who's a resident of Georgia is under arrest for apparently hacking into the computers of his

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/27

Victoria Residents in Australia Target Of Hazardous USB Sticks


Victoria residents in Australia have just realized an attack being targeted on them via USB memory sticks arriving from nowhere to lie in their

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/27

Sophisticated RAUM Tool Replaces Torrent Files with Malware


RAUM, one fresh and refined tool is the latest discovery in the cyber-crime world. It attacks innocent Web-surfers who surf torrent sites to download

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/27

Qadars Trojan Gears Up to Attack Banks of UK


As per IBM X-Force Research, updation of Qadars Trojan was done for improving its defences, and it has been tailored for targeting 18 banks of UK.

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/26

Tweaked Android Trojan Gains User Privileges and Pilfers Files, Chrome’s Database


A banker Trojan called Tordow that targets Android phones has been equipped with one exploit so the malware can acquire root privileges. The kind of

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/26

Researchers Demonstrate Hack into Tesla Car Model Remotely


Tesla Motors manufacturers most ardently and proactively maintain cyber security for its vehicles that is renowned globally. It offers many features,

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/23

Teenager Hacker Gains Hold Over FTP Servers Belonging to US Government


According to one recent report, a teenager hacker was able in acquiring admission into numerous FTP servers that United States government owned. Going

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/23

Crysis Ransomware Targeting Businesses in Australia and New Zealand


Trend Micro security researchers have found a ransomware targeting businesses in Australia and New Zealand. The ransom software, which has been named

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/23

Anonymous Hacker - Why I Launched Cyberattacks against Hospitals of Children in US


During 2014 spring, hacker collective Anonymous claimed the responsibility for attacking many healthcare as well as treatment facilities of Boston in

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/22

New HDDCryptor Ransomware Works by Encrypting MBR


HDDCryptor, having another name Mamba, represents the latest ransomware family which rewrites the Master Boot Record (MBR) of a PC and makes the

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/22

Malware in Phony ‘Pokemon Go’ Application


The extremely liked game 'Pokemon Go' played on smart-phone that proved to be a worldwide phenomenon and at such a rapid pace that it has undoubtedly

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/21

Breach of Privacy complaints by Duchess of Cambridge Upheld


Press standards watchdog has upheld the complaints by Duchess of Cambridge regarding privacy breach after her objection to the online stories

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/21

Another Batch of Useless WADA Files Leaked by Fancy Bears Hackers


Athletes who are affected include lawn tennis players Serena and Venus Williams, as well as Simone Biles, the teenage gymnast.

A group

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/20

Shark Ransomware Modified for making Atom Affiliate Ransomware


The infamously-known project Shark Ransomware Project of late took up a new name as well as domain for itself so it's presently referred to as Atom,

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/20

Malicious Pokemon Application Roots, Compromises Mobile Phones


An application, fake and destructive, which claims to show the way to access 'Pokemon GO,' made its place inside Google Play's market and after

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/20

DualToy Windows Trojan Covertly Sideloads Apps on iOS and Android Devices


Windows Trojan known as DualToy was discovered, which can be able to side load the malicious applications onto iOS and Android devices through USB

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/19

RAA Ransomware made Up-to-Date for Targeting Businesses


One new kind of ransomware called RAA is circulating containing Trojan which steals data. The RAA authors have updated their ware so it much better

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/19

Armada Collective Back with Ransom Linked DDos Assaults


Armada Collective a group which carried out DDoS extortion attacks is back after a year continuing to threaten people running websites by sending them

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/16

New CallJam Malware Contaminating Google Play Store Extracts Money from Android Users


Google has been consistently ensuring that every application inside its Play Store, a main cache and application market to provide all Android users,

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/16

Infected Smart-Phone Bots can Create DDoS Condition in America’s ‘911’ Service


A group of 3 infosec researchers from Israel recently demonstrated the way infected smart-phones compiled into a botnet can take out 911 emergency

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/16

GovRat 2.0 Malicious Program on Sale to Attack US Government


InfoArmor a cybersecurity firm has detected a sophisticated malware piece that's named GovRat, employed for carrying out cyber espionage operations on

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/15

Two Arrested for Hacking which Leaked Contact Information of Almost 30,000 Feds


Two men from North Carolina were arrested for supposedly participating in the hacks targeting the high ranked federal officials. The cyber attack

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/15

Malware-Infected Cloud Applications Contain Ransomware


Netskope the provider of cloud security in its latest research shows that nearly 44 percent of malicious software detected within cloud applications

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/15

Apple’s Mac Malware Mokes Leverages Backdoor Functions for Remote Hacker


One fresh malware strain created for OS X is believably targeting Mac computer operators. The malware dubbed Mokes drew researchers' notice 2016

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/14

Porn Site ‘Brazzers’ has its Forum Hacked


A recent data-hack on Brazzers the much visited porn website leaked almost 800,000 account credentials. Although the account leakages were from a

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/14

Banker Trojan Dridex’s New Strains to Attack Crypto-Currency Wallets


Dridex malware strains, which have surfaced in new incarnations, appear to indicate that their forthcoming attacks will be on crypto-currency wallets.

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/13

Gugi, Mobile Banker Trojan on the Prowl in Russia


A banking Trojan called Trojan-Banker.AndroidOS.Gugi.c, in short Gugi that emerged on the threat landscape during late-2015 is a discovery of

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/13

Buckeye the APT3 Group Changing Targets Towards Hong Kong


Buckeye a cyber-espionage gang whose other names are Gothic Panda, APT3, TG-0110 and UPS Team has been into existence since long executing hacks over

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/13

Account Credentials Hacked from Rambler.ru are now Publicly Open


According to LeakedSource, 98m account credentials from Rambler.ru are publicly open 4 years after hackers compromised the Facebook version of Russia

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/12

TorrentLocker Ransomware Comes in Bulk E-Mails Targeting Internauts


Fraudulent websites in guise of lawful web-pages supposedly belonging to the Australian Federal Police, Australia Post as well as New Zealand Post

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/12

Antivirus Company, Sophos, Screw-Up Blocks Users of Windows from Logging In


False positive by Sophos, antivirus company, made several users of Windows 7 SP1 unable to login anymore into their operating system on previous

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/9

Home-router IoT Devices Compromised for Building DDoS Botnet


IoT (Internet-of-Thing) devices have been used to make a botnet earlier also just like attackers recently compromised 8 different popular home-routers

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/9

Cisco, GoDaddy Abort Massive Malvertising Attack


A malvertising attack that has been unthinkably extensive targeted about several million Web-surfers within Europe, United States, the Middle East and

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/9

A Man from Florida Held for Hacking Linux Kernel Organisation


As per announcement by Department of Justice on Thursday, a South Florida computer programmer was arrested on last week for apparently hacking into

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/8

Data belonging to 43m Accountholders of Last.fm Breached during 2012 has Surfaced


In 2012 the music website Last.fm had become the victim of hackers who stole its data. That same data is now publicly exposed and it seems the

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/8

Android Malware Known as DressCode Found in More than 40 Google Play Store Apps


Google has been working on to eradicate malicious applications, which is enlisting the Android devices that are infected into the botnet from Google

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/7

Malware on Mobile Handsets Increasing Though Not yet Alarming


The latest targets of high-tech cyber-criminals and hackers are tablets and smart-phones, shows data that Nokia has recently compiled. The Threat

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/7

Betabot Trojan’s Twin Activity Involves Stealing Passwords, Installing Ransomware


A banking Trojan of the conventional type is now in a new incarnation that first captures passwords following which it installs a ransomware. In 2013,

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/6

Feds Seek Imprisonment for Romanian Hacker ‘Guccifer’ up to 4.5 years


The computer hacker of Romania, who has breached private accounts of over 100 victims that includes a Hillary Clinton advisor, has requested the

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/6

Banks Increasingly Suffering Monetary Frauds through SWIFT Manipulation


According to SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) a financial messaging mechanism used worldwide, the number of hacking

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/6

APT29, APT28 Alleged Attackers of U.S Think Tanks


A Russian team assumed to have attacked several PC-networks of the Democratic Party apparently is concentrating on think tanks in Washington, USA that

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/5

Transmission the Popular BitTorrent Client Yet Again Associated with Mac Malware


A ransomware and the first to infect Mac affected Transmission a BitTorrent application. Only five months following that, the widely-accepted client

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/5

The 2012 Mega Hack at Dropbox Involved Data of Over 60m Accounts


Dropbox has revealed that an enormous amount of credentials belonging to its users that was stolen during 2012 is moving across the shady Web;

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/2

Vulnerability in Apple’s Mobile OS Found and Cured


MixPanel an analytics company for Web and mobile phones has produced data which shows that over 86% of iPhone owners globally continue to be

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/2

Tens of Thousands Accounts of Infowars Hacked


Alex Jones, famous radio host as well as conspiracy theorist, created Infowars that produces radio, written pieces and documentaries. The dumped

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/2

Recent Thai ATM Robbery with Potentially Sophisticated Malware


An advanced malware program has been found which possibly one hackers' gang employed for robbing ATMs (automatic teller machines) in Thailand off over

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/1

Son of a Russian Lawmaker Found to be Hacker Stealing 2.9 Million Credit Card Numbers


On Thursday, Roman Seleznev was founded guilty by Seattle's federal jury for stealing many credit card information, and then selling those information

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SPAMfighter News 2016/9/1

New Fantom Ransomware Masquerades as Critical Windows Update


AVG the security company just found one fresh ransomware strain it names "Fantom." The malware pretends to be one crucial Windows update.

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