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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/26

USA Indicts Russian over Spam Botnet Operation

 

According to U.S. Department of Justice, a man from Russia detained in Spain in April this year faces accusation of destructive hacking offenses

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/26

Teenager Wealthy by 400K Pounds by Selling Harmful Software he Created

 

The Old Bailey is in knowledge of a teen computer hacker who earned nearly 300K pounds via sale of software he programmed that was utilized for

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/26

Cybersecurity Startup Exposed Network Data of Hospital in Demos

 

Tanium, a cybersecurity startup, is in trouble after it exposed data of non-anonymized network of a hospital in California during live

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/25

UK Government Department Reports on Cyber Security Problems

 

Ransomware is one especially spiteful kind of e-threat that if unwisely clicked through an e-mail attachment is sure to have all of the victim's

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/25

Homograph Phishing Attack Emerges Again

A conventional phishing method is hitting the news even as it potentially dupes certain Web-surfers irrespective of the number of times they examine one

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/24

Malware Steals Card Data after Infecting Servers of InterContinental Hotels

 

The InterContinental Hotels Group that comprises Crowne Plaza and the Holiday Inn, among other luxury resorts, encountered a security breach when

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/24

New Email Scam with Malware Could Infect your Computer

 

Stolen ID might be used for setting up the elaborate email scam of ASIC that was designed for infecting the systems of victims with

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/24

Three Detained for Fraud, Including GHMC Employees and Civilian

 

Cyber-crime cops yesterday (April 19, 2017) caught 2 staff members of GHMC (Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation) along with one civilian, all

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/21

Snapchat Hacked over Chief Executive Describing India Poverty-Stricken

 

A very big and profusely visited service for social networking, Snapchat is yet again being highly noticed. However, this time, the reasons to be

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/21

2.5 Million IoT Devices Infected by Malware Mirai

 

McAfee, an internet security solutions provider, reports that malware Mirai has infected as much as 2.5 Mn IoT (Internet of Things)

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/21

New ‘Karmen’ Ransomware Discovered

 

Security researchers have discovered one fresh type of ransomware that's extremely customized and which therefore lets cyber-criminals distribute it

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/20

Google Set to Tackle Ransomware, Relies on Android O

 

The most recent operating system for mobile phones is Android O which has the maximum advanced features. Some of these are what's called the OS'

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/20

Shoney’s Restaurants Hit with Info-Stealing Assault

 

Shoney's, a restaurant chain where people can dine and which specifically serves fries, burgers as well as all Americana delicacies runs outlets

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/19

Security Group Hacks into YouTube Star Accounts

 

OurMine a security group has hacked numerous YouTube channels even as it asserts that the breach is the most massive within YouTube

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/19

Union Bank was Hacked and How it Got Back its Money

 

A hack of $171 million in one of the banks run by the state has emerged at a time when the government has been promoting digital money transactions

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/19

Facebook Thwarting Fake Accounts Created for Unleashing Spam

 

April14, a Friday found Facebook stating it blocked one bogus account operation of international scale which was spurting fake 'likes' along with

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/18

Celebrity Pictures Yet Again Hacked

 

Miley Cyrus, US singer, Suki Waterhouse, model and Rosario Dawson, actress have become the most recent female celebrities to be victimized with a

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/18

Four Cases of Cyber Fraud and Cheating, Cash Stolen

 

On April 11, the police station at Sushant Lok registered four instances of cyber-crime following Gurgaon police's cyber cell conducting an

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/17

The New Brickerbot Computer Malware

One fresh computer malware is circulating across the Web. Defying all common types of attacks, it chooses to corrupt the host PC's hardware and then destroy

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/17

Russia’s Spam Kingpin Exposed

 

The United States Justice Department has declared a wide initiative for halting and dismantling certain botnet that contained numerous compromised

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/17

Mirai Bot Infects IoT Appliances to Harvest Bitcoins

 

During the recent years, many kinds of malicious programs for mining Bitcoins have been into existence. But, the popular Mirai bot malware utilized

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/14

Website of GameStop May have been Hacked

 

It looks like that there is a good chance of GameStop being victimized by a hack sometime during the past. KrebsOnSecurity blogged stating that both

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/14

Karim Baratov Alleged to have Hacked Yahoo Dismissed Grant of Bail

 

Karim Baratov the hacker accused of compromising Yahoo could not get bail on April 11 while will continue to be under supervision until his

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/13

Malware Compels Users to Play Game to Score High Instead of Paying Ransom

 

A Korea-based undergraduate student has produced anime malware, which demands the infected to play a game to salvage access to their files.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/13

Hackers Target Seller Accounts on Amazon.com

 

Hackers are aiming attacks on 3rd-party sellers, which are increasing in number on Amazon.com, by utilizing seized credentials for putting up online

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/13

Data Dump Reveals NSA Infiltrated Cellular Networks of Pakistan

 

WikiLeaks the whistleblower agency for the world asserts that NSA (National Security Agency) of United States brute forced into the mobile

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/12

Spain Arrests Alleged Spam King from Russia

 

Spanish officials have detained certain computer programmer from Russia who apparently is a highly notorious spam-king

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/12

Emergency Sirens Inside Dallas City Hacked

 

People living in Dallas, Texas were suddenly awakened close to midnight April 7 when loud siren noises blew simultaneously. Authorities declared

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/11

Malware Attacks on Macs Grow by 744% in 2016, Mainly Due to Adware

 

There is a common false impression that Macs are protected from security threats like adware or malware. It reported on many Mac-focused security

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/11

Indian Banks Suffering from Malware Infection in their Mobile Apps

 

FireEye the cyber security company in US from their new study reveals that almost 7 Indian banks presently have their mobile apps infected with

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/11

40 Percent of Americans more Careful with Email after DNC Hack

 

Four adults out of 10 claims that they become more careful while sharing something over their personal email since hacking of Democratic National

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/10

The New BrickerBot Internet of Things Malware

 

One fresh malicious program is contaminating unprotected Internet of Things (IoT) appliances while permanently damages them rather than include them

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/10

RAT-Catchers Spot New Malware Attacking Word Processor of South Korea

 

On Monday, the latest attack posted again uses the documents of Hangul in the phishing e-mails for carrying out the payload, which is ROKRAT this

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/10

Phishing Attack Leads to Theft of $40,000 from School District

 

A PC hack enabled theft of $40,000 kept for paying employees of Denver Public Schools in direct deposit funds, it's reported. The theft, suspected

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/7

Wi-Fi-enabled vibrator has Inbuilt Camera that’s Simple to Hack

 

Security researchers recently determined that it's extremely simple for hacking into the Internet-connected vibrator Siime Eye from Svakom. There's

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/7

Smart TV of Samsung Hacked using Malware Injected Broadcast Signal

 

Smart TVs from Samsung are yet again with security flaws. For, a piece of Samsung TV was hacked when a Swiss attacker injected malware into one

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/7

So-Called ‘Airline Phishing Assault’ Strikes Manufacturing, Shipping and Logistics Industries

 

According to Barracuda Networks, plentiful of its clients recently got struck with 'airline phishing assault' which seeks targets from industries in

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/6

Russia Continues to Allegedly Hack Even after U.S Elections


According to cyber-security specialists speaking to a panel of the Senate, Russia has not withdrawn from interfering into America's politics even when

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/6

McDonald’s Canada says Information of their Job Applicant Was Hacked


McDonald Canada announces on Friday that information of job applicants was compromised by the cyber attack on McDonald Canada's jobs website. The

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/6

Anonymous Infiltrates Amaq News Agency of ISIS with Malware


Islamic State's authorized news agency Amaq has issued an alert to its supporters regarding a breach that hit its online site thus letting the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/5

Purus Digital to Pay 140K Pounds in Fine over Sending Bulk Spam Texts


Companies that violated data regulations because they phoned over 100,000 individuals as well as sent over 4m texts will have to pay penalty that one

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/5

One-Third of All Malware Can not be Detected by AV


New data from WatchGuard Technologies, a network security company, reveals that almost 0ne third of all malware attacks come through zero-day

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/4

Russian Hacker Admits using Ebury Botnet for Spam and Click Fraud

 

Maxim Senakh a hacker from Russia who's 41-yrs-old and belongs to Velikii Novgorod, of late, admitted to prominently participating in amassing Ebury

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/4

GitHub Developers Attacked with Malicious Macro-Embedded e-Mails

 

Developers of open-source and users of GitHub are being targeted with sophisticated malware which's capable of stealing passwords, taking

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/4

Banking Malware NukeBot’s Developer Releases Source Code, Future Malware Attacks to use it

 

A Russian national who developed one banking Trojan has given out his Bot namely Nuclear's source code, inciting worries that con artists may use it

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/3

WikiLeaks – CIA Hacked Apple iPhones in Ways Users Can’t Fix

 

As per WikiLeaks claims, CIA had discovered a way of intercepting and hacking the Apple iPhones, only one year since smartphone of the company comes

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/3

First Woman in Pakistan to be Arrested over Cyber-Crime

 

Sadia Mirza of Pakistan is the first lady in the country to be detained within the purview of cyber-crime act. Her story gets a new twist and

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SPAMfighter News 2017/4/3

APAC’s Threat Landscape Examined; Malwarebytes

 

Malwarebytes in its newly launched 2017 Asia Pacific State of Malware Report states that botnets, ad fraud and ransomware have become very prominent

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/31

Malware Infections on Smart-Phones Increase 400 Percent during 2016

 

One fresh Threat Intelligence Report from Nokia just published finds that malware infections on mobile devices increased the maximum during 2016.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/3/31

Doctor Charged with Infiltrating Delran Graduates’ Accounts

 

A doctor serving from Philadelphia faces charges that he illegally accessed social media and e-mail accounts of his women classmates of the high

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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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