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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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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/31

Twitter Accounts Control Botnet of Android Devices


A new mobile malware strain has been identified, which uses the Twitter for controlling a botnet comprising the Android phones as well as tablets.

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/31

iPhone Spyware ‘Pegasus’ Detected


A malware has been identified which helps to capture sounds, peruse text messages, collect passwords, trace location of users, and record calls. The

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/30

Banker Trojan GozNym Spreading Across Countries through Spam


During recent weeks, users in Poland were being attacked with the banker Trojan called GozNym. Every time GozNym attacks are personalized as the

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/30

A Smart-Phone with Whatsapp, Facebook can have Only Facebook Target Ads in that Phone’s Context


WhatsApp is to introduce modifications in the privacy policy it maintains for the benefit of all its billion-and-more users. The service will be

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/29

GozNym Malware is Expert in German, Demonstrated by New Malicious Campaign


GozNym banking malware, the Trojan hybrid that was discovered in the beginning of April by IBM X-Force, is continuing increasing its activity in

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/29

Free Decrypting Keys of Wildfire Ransomware Leads to Dousing of Malware


Anti-malware experts jointly with cops have thwarted the Wildfire ransom software which was inflicting Web-surfers in Holland and Belgium. Wildfire

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/29

Attempted Hack Noticed Against NYT


According to a report from the New York Times on August 22, its office in Moscow recently encountered a potential cyber-assault during the early days

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/26

WikiLeaks’ E-mail Dump Found with 3,000 Plus Malware-Tainted Attachments


Assistant Professor Dr. Vesselin Bontchev with National Laboratory of Computer Virology under Bulgarian Academy of Sciences discovered that WikiLeaks

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/26

Photos on Facebook Lead to Hacking of Facial Recognition System


Most tech firms depend on the technology of facial recognition to verify their users. But the researcher's team from North Carolina University in

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/26

NSA has a Most Skillfully Developed Hackers’ Team


According to a report from The Intercept, a secret agency of USA namely NSA (National Security Agency) is claimed to have eavesdropped on Pakistan's

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/24

Rex Linux Trojan Can Launch DDoS Attacks, Block Websites and Earn Cryptocurrency


Linux is known as secured operating systems; however things are changing because cyber criminals are preparing themselves with latest tools. This is

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/24

Dridex Resurfaces to Make New Smaller Spam Outbreaks


The Dridex gangsters or those cyber criminals responsible for the banker Trojan Dridex have been somewhat silent starting middle of June 2016

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/24

Android Trojan Marcher Disguises to Capture Login Credentials from Gmail, Skype, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram


Trojan Marcher for Android phones in its recent update looks like phony login screen that targets Web-surfers to steal their credentials when they

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/23

Eddie Bauer Asserts Malware Hit its Retail Store PoS Systems


Retail store Eddie Bauer based in Bellevue, Washington declared on August 18, 2016 that malware had infected its PoS systems letting unauthorized

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/23

BackDoor.TeamViewer Utilizes Team Viewer for Intercepting Users’ Traffic


BackDoor.TeamViewerENT.1 a backdoor Trojan is the latest to load genuine Team Viewer components onto target systems to aid in monitoring potentially

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/22

Kaspersky Says that Shadow Brokers Leaked Malware is Genuine


They say that devil is in details. Particularly in this case, GReAT (Global Research & Analysis Team) of Kaspersky Lab says that presence of the

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/22

WikiLeaks’ Second Alleged AKP E-mail Dump Follows Soon after Data Exposure from DNC Hack


According to a security researcher working independently, the most recent AKP electronic mails of WikiLeaks has over 80 kinds of malicious programs.

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/22

Ordinary URL Spoofing Flaw Affects Firefox and Chrome


Security flaw related to rendering of URLs by Firefox and Chrome may let an attacker dupe end-user into going to some fake website.

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/19

PoS Malware Infected Systems of Twenty HEI Hotel Properties


Hackers have launched assaults on twenty hotels that HEI Hotels and Resorts operate, chiefly, Marriott, Hyatt, Intercontinental, and Starwood using

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/19

Hacking Assaults have SEO Spam Injected into Lawful Websites through WordPress Root Files


WordPress websites scattered across the Internet have a massive marketplace of CMS products. These websites, which are usually poorly-protected,

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/18

Linux.Lady the Crypto-Currency Mining Trojan Discovered


Organizations reliant on Redis NoSQL a most sought after database require re-checking their configurations, security researchers advise. That's

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/18

A Nasty Android Malware is being distributed Via Online Ad Network of Google


As per Kaspersky Lab researchers, they have just stumble across a latest sophisticated Android malware piece that is designed for stealing banking

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/18

A Malware Namely ‘Project Sauron’ Hidden for Five Years


The hacker group called 'Strider' was in the stealth mode for 5 years because cyber-espionage attacks that they carried out are against selected

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/17

Spam Observed from Hacked Instagram A/Cs for Dating Web-links


According to security researchers, there has been profuse spam during the recent months from hijacked Instagram accounts utilized for producing bulk

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/17

‘Monsoon’ Hackers Reportedly Attacking Innumerable Computers Globally with Spear-Phishing Schemes


Suspected hackers seemingly from India, ever since 2013, have been hijacking innumerable PCs, it is being reported. Understandably, three security

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/16

Health Clinic in USA Declares Massive Data Hack


On 3rd August 2016, Arizona situated Banner Thunderbird Medical Center a provider of healthcare declared identifying a security hack into the

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/16

Researchers Show How to Conceal Malware within Authenticated Files, Keeping Hashes Intact


Running an executable on Windows-PC triggers three actions. One, the operating software records the .exe file-name's PE headers. Two, it authenticates

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/16

Hacker of Pakistan Breaches Indian Bank


Faizal, a prime hacker of Pakistan, has been involved in the unofficial cyber war in between Pakistan and India during last few years. Faizal had

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/15

Strider Cyberespionage Group Strike Seven targets in Russia, Belgium, Sweden and China


Symantec discovered a former unknown group of cyberespionage, which select its targets in a way that it is believed to have only compromised 7

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/15

Attackers Hack into Oracle’s MICROS Point-of-Sale Systems


According to KrebsOnSecurity, a cyber-crime gang organized in Russia which had hacked into many retail firms and banks, seemingly infiltrated

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/12

QuadRooter Android Security Bugs Affect More than 900 Million Devices


Four new vulnerabilities, discovered most recently, were found in the Android phones as well as tablets which get shipped with the Qualcomm chip.

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/12

Irish National Police Closes its IT Systems for Preventing Cyber Assaults


Irish police recently conducted an investigation because a hacker tried infiltrating its PC-network, compelling the public service to tentatively

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/11

Panda Banker Trojan Migrates into Brazil ahead of Rio Olympics


IBM X-Force Research has found a comparatively fresh variant of Zeus Trojan which is called Panda Banker or Panda. The Trojan began attacking banks in

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/11

Hacker Makes Counterfeit Boarding Passes that Allows Him Use Airline Lounges


Chief of Polish section of Computer Emergency Readiness Team program at the international level, Przemek Jaroszewski was getting ready for

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/11

Chinese APT Installs NanHaiShu RAT against International Opponents


As per F-Secure, the South China Sea (NanHaiShu) RAT was used by the threat group for infecting individual's computers from Philippines Department of

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/10

Political Activists and Journalists in Kazakhstan Fall for Government’s Malicious Programs


Electronic Frontier Foundation reports that a malware campaign through phishing has been targeting political activists and journalists belonging to

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/10

Nigerian Scammers Now Employing ‘RATs,’ and Still Evolving


Internet-security Company SecureWorks on August 4, 2016 released fresh details about the cyber miscreants responsible for a growing popular kind of

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/9

Phony Prisma Applications Affecting Android Owners Removed from Google Play Store


Google has removed several fake applications pretending to be 'Prisma', the widely used photo editing application on Android devices from its Google

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/9

New Group of Cyber-Espionage Targets Syrian Rebels


Researchers of Citizen Lab revealed a new cyber-espionage group (Group5) operating by using infrastructure based in Iran and targeting Syrian rebels

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/9

Latest Gozi Variant Targeting Financial Institutions Uses Web-Injection Attacks


Security researchers from Buguroo Labs have spotted a new edition of Gozi Trojan which's vibrantly attacking financial institutions, especially PayPal

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/8

Hacks into DNC and DCCC Servers Apparently Linked to the Same Group


One more cyber attack was targeted on DCCC (Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee) of the Democratic Party. DCCC performs the function of

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/8

A Nigerian Accused Arrested by Interpol in $60 Million Cybercrime


Interpol and anti-fraud agency of Nigeria said on Monday that a Nigerian charged of scamming $60 Million from various companies all over the world via

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/5

Malicious Software Camouflaged with SSL/TLS Encryption Rose Steeply in 2015


Cyber criminals are utilizing encrypted traffic for camouflaging malicious software trying to infect consumers' computers as well as businesses' PC

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/5

200 Million Data of Yahoo Users Posted on the Dark Web for Sale


An infamous cybercriminal is marketing 200 million credentials on the dark web believed to be of Yahoo users, and the company has confirmed that it is

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/5

155 Google Play Android Apps Containing Trojan Affects 2.8 Million Users


Dr.Web, a security firm, says that they have informed Google regarding the new threat, however Google is yet to remove all the infringing apps, and

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/4

Russia Reveals It Identified Malware on PCs at 20 Government Organisations


As per the posted statement on the FSB website, it said that it had identified malware "intended for use to spy online on some 20 institutions in

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/4

Ransomware, Fastest Growing Malware and Most Profitable Too


Among all types of malware, ransomware is increasing the most, totaling millions every month. The ransomware revenue amounts to several billion

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/3

RSA’s File-Unlocking Codes for Chimera Ransom Software Leaked Online


Chimera ransomware's decryption keys are openly public because the ransomware's opponent found them and leaked them online. The incident coincides

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/3

Malvertising Attack Contaminated Innumerable Users Daily Spanning Many Months


Proofpoint the security vendor has terminated a massive malvertising campaign which remained undetected because of the sophisticated techniques it

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/3

Cyber Attack Delivers 9002 Trojan Using Google Drive


Hackers are using the Google Drive for hosting of malicious files as malware campaign part to target various Asian countries that includes Taiwan and

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/2

PayPal Misused in Malicious Spam Campaign


According to Proofpoint the global security company, PayPal the online payment processing portal seems to be circulating spam mails although with a

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/2

Is Deer.io Heaven for Cyber-Crime?


Cybercrime criminals look to be assembling in one-stop online shop of web business. According to Digital Shadows, a threat firm of intel, usage of

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SPAMfighter News 2016/8/1

Malicious E-Mails Spreading the Malware Most is the Locky Ransomware


Malware-laced spam mails, which are being delivered in maximum volumes, contain Locky a well-known ransomware. The malware has overtaken Trojan Dridex

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