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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/27

Humanitarian Hacker Phineas Fisher Teaches His Hacking Techniques


Phineas Fisher, the humanist hacker, whose other name is Hack Back, and has association with another hacker who attacked Gamma Group's and Hacking

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/27

Flashlight Application from Google’s Play Store Disseminates Malverts


At 2016 beginning, Google cleared the Play Store off thirteen apps because they were malicious. These applications were Cake Blast, Just Fire,

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/26

TeslaCrypt Ransomware Project Seems to Close Down, Offers Decryption Key Free of Cost


The creators of the infamous TeslaCrypt ransomware have announced that they have closed down their operation and released a master decryption key and

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/26

Hacker Robs Bank, Converts the Money into BTC, Donates to Anti-ISIS Forces


After Hamza Bendelladj the hacker arrested and imprisoned for breaking into banks to steal money and donating huge sums to Palestinian charitable

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/26

Hacker Exposes Healthcare Data Stolen from Hospices in Turkey


A hacker apparently an Anonymous member posted one web-link opening onto one archive consisting of personal information of inmates of several Turkish

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/25

Hacker Puts 117m User Credentials from Linkedin Up for Sale on Dark Web


A hacker asserting he possesses the credentials of several million members of LinkedIn has started campaigning sale of the data on the Internet. The

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/25

Group of Suckfly Cyber-Espionage Targets Indian Private and Government Companies


Symantec, a tech firm of cybersecurity, in recent times published the report mentioning Suckfly's activities. Suckfly is advanced cyber espionage

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/24

Ukrainian Hacker confesses his role in Hacking Three Services of Business Newswire


Vadym lermolovych entered the appeal to a complaint charging him with serious theft of identity and conspiracy to commit wire and hacking of computer.

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/24

Bitcoin Exchange Service Gatecoin Suffers a $2m Theft


This past week there was news about a security incident within crypto-currency exchange system affecting one service based in Hong Kong that was

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/23

Skimer, a Malware for ATMs, Resurfaces with Far Greater Danger


Cyber-criminals have upgraded an ATM malicious program uncovered in 2009 which's currently posing a far greater threat.

The malware, called

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/23

Gray Hat Hacker Compromises Locky Ransomware Botnet; Replaces Payload with Alert Message


In a reverse trend, malware botnets are being hacked that's becoming common practice. Recently, one well intended hacker victimized an entity

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/23

Apple Removes Security App of iOS Because of “potential” False Positives


Apple has removed an app which helped customers to identify hidden hackers on their iPhones, just a week after it was launched on the marketplace. The

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/20

Veterans Affairs Department Seeking Software for Determining Data Leaked from Shady Web


The Veterans Affairs Department has issued a request to provide details about commercial software which will hunt exploited data of the agency by any

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/20

Hacker Sold Entrée to Pornhub Servers for $1,000


The underground researcher, who is running 1x0123 account of Twitter, offered on Saturday command injection capabilities and also shell access to the

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/20

Attacks with Malicious Pornography Applications in Android Lock-Screen may Increase


Alex Dubrovsky security researcher with Dell tells about malware authors who've begun one campaign in which data-stealing and/or financially-motivated

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/19

Two Ransomwares Bundled - Petya and Mischa


Petya of late is recognized as that dangerous ransomware sample which along with encrypting files followed with demanding Bitcoins to set the

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/19

Turkish Hackers Behind Six International Bank Heists


According to 'Data Breach Today' a website on cyber-security based in USA, Turkish hackers just exposed 3 Bangladeshi banks' data. The hacker group is

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/18

Staff of US Congress Bans Yahoo Mail as its Service Fails in Flagging the Attacks of Ransomware


Capitol Hill became the most recent victim of ransomware attacks. They were experiencing continuous click ads and pop-ups which allowed ransomware to

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/18

Anonymous in its Latest Attack Aims at Denver’s Mayor


Anonymous the hacking organization of the global level has made an increasingly personal and direct warning to Denver City's top voted

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/18

Adobe Presents Latest Version of its Flash Player


Adobe has released one security patch to fix a good 25 flaws within its Flash Player. Among these 25 flaws is one which attackers are already

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/17

South Korea Once Again Blames North Korea for Launching Hack like Against Its Defense Contractor


According to Korean Yonhap News Agency, the defense service for counter espionage in South Korea is investigating into one apparent hack by North

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/17

Microsoft Addresses 0-day in Windows Used within PoS Assaults


Over a hundred companies in North America got victimized with cyber-criminals' attacks that exploited one 0-day vulnerability in Windows. Dubbed

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/16

Banker of Syrian Electronic Army Deported to the US


A suspected hacker of SEA (Syrian Electronic Army), the hacking group supporting the regime of President Bashar al-Assad of Syria has been deported

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/16

South Korean Users Exploited via IE Zero-Day Flaw


Symantec reports of South Korea being impacted with targeted assaults which abused 0-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The firm in one blog post

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/16

Emergency Patch Imminent to Repair Adobe Flash Zero-Day Used in Live Attacks


It has become imperative for users to install fixes which are released by Microsoft today as May Patch Tuesday part because Windows bug is vigorously

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/13

Second in Line under Opicarus Campaign has been Bank of Cyprus


A massive distributed denial of service attack inundating the Central Bank of Cyprus website is from the Anonymous hackers' group that has revived its

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/13

Malvertising Assaults Strike PerezHilton, CBS and Blogger


PerezHilton.com the website for gossip news about celebrities and Hollywood recently delivered one fresh collection of malevolent advertisements on

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/12

Qualcomm Vulnerability Disclosed, Allows Theft of Call Logs, SMS from Android


An Android vulnerability that has been into existence since 5-yrs is now known as it impacts numerous device models, including as old as Jelly Bean

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/12

New Jaku Botnet Already has 19,000 Zombies, Best for DDoS Attacks and Spam


Security researchers of Forcepoint, a world leader in approving organisations for driving the business ahead via transformative technologies of

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/12

Horrid Piece of Android Malware Monitors Browser History, Texts and Banking Information


Android users should be careful about a new piece of nasty Android malware moving around. The malware is camouflaged as an updated version of Chrome

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/11

Gozi Creator Sent Behind Bars, Ordered for Submitting Hefty Fine


A hacker from Russia and creator as well as seller of the Gozi malicious program faces sentence after his ware infected more than 1m PCs and reaped

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/11

Anonymous to Strike World Banks, Targets Bank of Greece First


The Anonymous hacker collective has declared resurgence of its attack scheme of 2011 it named Operation Icarus that launched an onslaught of assaults

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/10

Qatar National Bank Confronts Data Hack


Qatar National Bank says that some hackers infiltrated its systems; however, the information exposed on the Internet was a mixed content comprising

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/10

Cyber Attacks in Retail Sector Highest in 2015, Reports Dimension Data


A report from an Information Technology security firm in Wellington reveals that the number of cyber-assaults on the retail market was the highest in

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/9

Iranian Student Stealing Frequent Flier Accounts from American Airlines Arrested


The news agency Miami Herald reports about one computer programmer who is facing accusation that he allegedly stole American Airlines passengers'

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/9

Former Developer of Tor Helped FBI by Creating Malware to Expose Tor Users


A former developer of Tor Project is seemingly making a living by creation of malware for the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), which enables

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/9

ADA Sends Out Infected Flash Drives to Around 37,000 Dentists


Recently, the offices who are American Dental Association members received flash drives all over the country. These are regularly sent out containing

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/6

Eleven Fake Apps in Android Play Store Uncovered that Enable Phishing


Google has not been able to perfectly control its Google Play the Android application store, as malicious applications regularly bypass its

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/6

A Player of NFL Gets Hacked on Live TV


A video was posted on the verified Laremy Tunsil's Twitter account on Thursday Night, who is a NFL prospect, showed the offensive tackle of previous

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/5

Android Malware Installed Through Phony Update of Google Chrome


Cyber-security researchers have spotted one mobile malware that pretends to be an update of Google Chrome browser, which can be used on Android, but

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/5

A Second Suspect Arrested in Connection with the Massive Comelec Breach


Philippines' law enforcement officials recently arrested another person suspected to have been involved in the hack as well as defacement of Comelec,

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/4

New RuMMS Malicious Program for Android Strikes through SMS Spam, Says FireEye


USA-situated network security firm FireEye has unearthed one fresh malware family affecting Android devices while contaminating smart-phones inside

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/4

New Phishing Ploy Exploits Facebook.com


Last week HackRead notified Web-browsers globally regarding one particular phishing scam related to a policy of 'account violation' circulating across

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/3

Qatar National Bank Suffers Massive Data Breach, No Money Stolen


A huge collection of documents of Qatar National Bank, based in Doha, was leaked and posted online to the Cryptome site on 26th April which is a

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/3

Microsoft Uncovers Attack Group Platinum That Uses Windows Hot-Patching Technique


A hidden utility in Windows computers called hot-patching, not existing inside the operating system from the time Windows 8 was introduced, has become

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/3

Estonian Man Running International Crime Ring to Go to Jail


A United States of America judge sentenced a man from Estonia to 7-yrs and 3-months in jail for allegedly operating one cyber criminal business

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/2

ISIS Hackers Combine, form Mega Hacking Group


Various ISIS hackers along with associates who've been vigorously infiltrating online sites followed with defacing them by posting messages telling

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/2

Armanda Collective Imitators Churned Massive Dollars through Fake DDos Threats


An anonymous cyber-criminal gang has extorted a massive amount of dollars from Cloudflare clients just via a threat that they would be served denial

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SPAMfighter News 2016/5/2

Android Devices Could Be Infected with Ransomware, No User Interaction Needed


Attackers by utilizing twin known exploits are unnoticeably planting ransomware onto early versions of Android devices whose operators chance to

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/29

Anti-ad-blockers to get Banned in EU


In a new development, many websites receiving high traffic are stopping Web-surfers from entering every time these websites detect that the surfers'

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/29

Anonymous Hacktivist Group Member Detained Over COMELEC Attack


Anonymous the hacktivist collective, on 27th March, attacked Philippines' Comelec website followed with modifying its content to prove they believed

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/29

93.4m Mexican Voter Details Posted as Publicly Accessible


Chris Vickery, Researcher from MacKeeper reports that he found a database which was publicly accessible from one AWS server, and so unprotected while

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/28

SpyEye Creators to Serve Prison for 9+, 15 Years, Respectively


Two hackers have been ordered to serve jail for a combined period of over 24 years after convicted of creating as well as selling the notorious kit

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/28

FIN6 Found as Criminal Gang Stealing Payment Card Data on Weak Pos Systems


Cyber-criminals have made their attacks twofold as they target PoS (point-of-sale) devices in U.S and continue to utilize the transactions based on

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/27

Multigrain Malware Targets Multi.Exe Process, Steals and Exfiltrates Data, Pretending as DNS Queries


Security researchers caution after discovering one fresh strain of malware which utilizes DNS for bypassing security products. The malware, which is

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/27

IPS Web-hosting Provider Saved from Systems Hack


A systems hijack was averted at Invision Power Services a provider of web-hosting facility, this April 2016, and so clients potentially saved from

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/27

Companies Ready to Face Mousejack Attacks than Upgrade Wireless Mice


The MouseJack security flaw led to users' awareness about the probable dangers arising from any wireless keyboard else mouse, within organizations. A

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/26

Game’s Story Hints from Aug Aware Website ‘Deus Ex: Mankind Divided’


Square Enix recently started one fresh propaganda website -Deus Ex: Mankind Divided according to which the population is segregated in-one comprising

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/26

BitPay the Online Payment Processor of Bitcoin Cautions About Trojan ‘Coinbitclip’


In a new warning by BitPay the service provider of bitcoin payment, visitors to the website require being watchful of one fresh virus called

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/25

Jail for U.S Reporter who Assisted Anonymous Hackers


A United States of America judge announced a 2-yr jail serving to Matthew Keys a journalist because he allegedly assisted members of the hacking gang

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/25

Hacker Fisher gives Detail Write-up about the Way He Breached Servers of Hacking Team


The hacker behind causing trouble for the Hacking Team, during 2015 July, recently produced a detailed "DIY guide" telling the manner in

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/25

Congress Calls for Investigation into Vulnerabilities in SS7 Telephony Signaling Protocol


Sharyn Alfonsi, a CBS reporter, and German PC-hacker Karsten Nohl who's also a Chaos Computer Club member recently conducted one experiment to

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/22

Optional Update from Microsoft Addresses MouseJack Flaw in Windows


Microsoft, recently, issued one optional update which takes care of certain hacking method known as "MouseJack." Several patches exist in

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/22

Lizard Squad Downs Servers of Blizzard with Enormous DDoS Attacks


The overnight Distributed Denial of Service (DDos) attack brought down the game servers of Blizzard that were overloaded, and the Lizard Squad hacker

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/22

Apple Denounces Use of Quicktime for Microsoft’s Operating System Windows by Not Patching Bugs


An initiative involving zero-day exploits recently revealed twin severe security flaws within Apple QuickTime working with Microsoft's Windows OS

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/21

Russian APT Grounded Sweden’s Airspace, not any Solar Thunder


During November-early of 2015, the Civil Aviation Administration of Sweden declared a knock down of control systems of air traffic in the country

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/21

Operators of Qbot Botnet are Targeting Public Organisations in US


Various other vendors of cyber-security identified the Qbot malware as Oakbot, which was discovered first in 2009 at the time when operators began

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/20

Tool now Available for Decrypting Files Infected with Petya Ransomware


The community of cyber-security researchers recently blew against ransomware once more through the creation of one fresh tool that unlocks computer

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/20

Exness Targeted with Ongoing DDos Assaults Causing Disruption of Services


Exness the retail broker for foreign exchange tells about experiencing ongoing Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) assaults that is leading to

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/19

USB-IF Fights Malware and Bad Chargers with Type-C Authentication Spec


Till now, adoption of reversible and versatile USB Type-C connector was going quite well. It is barely universal, however it is appearing in rising

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/19

Malware Based on JavaScript Attacks DNS Settings of Your Router


Trend Micro, a security firm, has revealed attack on the home routers which involves mobile website, malicious JavaScript, as well as mobile device

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/19

Internet Security Plummeted in 2015, Reports Symantec


Online crooks are seen imbibing corporate-best-practices, implying their ever-increasing e-threats are affecting both consumers and businesses,

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/18

Criminals Bribe Chinese Security Firm to White-List Malware


The latest about cyber-criminals is that they're bribing security companies for smuggling malicious software and incorporating it into mobile gaming

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/18

CCTV Surveillance Rigs Sold on Amazon.Com Found Having Malware


Mike Olsen, Independent Security Investigator recently found that there was malware installed on CCTV rigs that were getting sold via Amazon. The

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/15

Security Researchers Discover Admin Panel of Dridex, Leverage Vulnerability and Hijack Backend


The widely known Dridex a banker Trojan has been hijacking PCs via the contamination of always existent macros inside the MS Office suite. People know

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/15

Adobe Rushes Flash Fix for 0-Day Exploit


Adobe, of late, hurriedly released one Flash update that fixes vulnerability which Infosec researchers spotted, before cautioning users of Windows 10

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/14

Revengeful Hacker Faces 10 Years imprisonment for DDoSing Website of Security Firm


A 37 year old man of Oklahoma City, namely Benjamin Earnest Nichols, faces a federal prison sentence for 10 years because he launched a DDoS attack

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/14

ESET Researchers Disable Mumblehard Botnet


Twelve months following publication of Mumblehard Linux botnet's technical analysis, the good news is that the botnet has become inactive. A joint

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/14

BillGates Malware Botnet Spewing DDoS Assaults Expands


In a warning by security researchers, hackers have been found employing malware that attacks Linux computers with the objective of building botnets

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/13

Personalized Spear-Phishing Attacks Ongoing to Garner Precious Company Data


Proofpoint recently said that threat actor with a financial motive whom it names TA530 has been observed targeting high-level employees and executives

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/13

Hackers of Turkey Attack Websites of Armenian Government


Turkish hacker group has launched a cyber-attack interrupting operations of many websites of Armenian government, including energy, defense and

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/13

Dell SecureWorks Surveys for Current Hacking Rates


The third yearly report of Underground Hacker Markets by Dell SecureWorks has been published. To prepare this report, security experts of the company

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/12

Kazakh Student Operates Largest Website to Download Scientific Papers


Alexandra Elbakyan a student aged 27 and from Kazakhstan created a website in 2011 that she named Sci-Hub to let anybody freely access it and download

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/12

Details Leaked Online of Nearly 50 Million Citizens of Turkey


A hacking group leaked online a database, apparently including personal details of almost 50 Million citizens of Turkey that even comprise of Recep

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/11

Trump Hotels Suffer a Second Card Breach


According to a report by 'Krebs on Security' dated 4th April 2016, a luxury hotel chain associated with businessman Donald Trump, who's also

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/11

Over 100 Android Apps Found with Adware that Harm End-users


Researchers from Dr. Web a security and anti-virus company unearthed over 100 Android applications which are contaminated with certain adware Trojan

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/11

Data Hack of Panama Papers Reveals Global Corruption Ring


A server breach, which occurred 2015-beginning, targeted a Panama situated corporate law and consultancy company Mossack Fonseca. Those responsible

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/8

Toy Maker Mattel Loses $ 3M in BEC Scam, Then Fights and Recovers It


A finance executive became a victim of a phishing scam which saw the maker of Children toys based at Los-Angeles wire a cool $3 million to Chinese

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/8

Anonymous Attacks Government of Angola due to Jail Sentence for 17 Activists


BBC reports that the Angolan government has suffered the impact of Anonymous cyber-attacker for sending 17 youth activities to jail. The group is

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/7

SideStepper Assault Launched for Company iOS Devices


Check Point the security company based in Israel is about to demonstrate at Black Hat Asia Security Conference on 1st April 2016 in Singapore how

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/7

Remaiten is a New DDoS Bot Targeting Routers based on Linux


Sophisticated exploits are not required for making botnets with modems, wireless access points, routers, as well as with other devices of networking.

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/7

HID Door Regulators can be Hacked to Open Doors Without Allowing Being Re-Locked


Security investigators at Trend Micro recently found critical security flaw inside HID door regulators which lets anyone dispatch a malevolent UDP

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/6

Ransomware Attack that Hit MedStar Hospitals


A hospital group MedStar within Washington D.C. is striving for returning to normal functioning following a ransomware assault that hit it. Ransomware

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/6

New Backdoor.Dripion Employed for Stalking Taiwanese Online Targets


A backdoor Trojan, Dripion has been employed to attack just a handful of targets; however, seeing from earlier iterations, Symantec doubts there maybe

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/6

CloudFlare Delves into its CAPTCHA Issue


People who routinely use Tor know very well that CloudFlare displays CAPTCHAS to the Web-surfers working on its clients' websites by utilizing one

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/5

Vulnerabilities Discovered in IoT Devices Suggest They’re Yet to be Fully Secured


IoT devices, which better our lives, require to be fully secured because they make a direct impact on 'our' security. Recently, security investigators

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/5

Vulnerabilities Discovered in IoT Devices Suggest They’re Yet to be Fully Secured


IoT devices, which better our lives, require to be fully secured because they make a direct impact on 'our' security. Recently, security investigators

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/5

Most of the People want to see Shut down of the Dark Web


The dark web is considered as a very bad place by most of the people, and they think that it should be "shut down". The dark web - those

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/4

Scam Warning: Credentials of Speeding Ticket Sent Via Email


The drivers in Tredyffrin Township of Chester County are targeted by a new malware scam posing as a speeding ticket email. The police of Tredyffrin

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SPAMfighter News 2016/4/4

New PoS Malware TreasureHunt on the Prowl


One fresh Point-of-Sale malicious program called TreasureHunt has been into existence from near-end 2014, the time security researchers of FireEye

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