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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/18

Hack Exposes Secret Data Regarding Defense Systems of Australia

 

Hackers have got away with secret data regarding newly-launched surveillance aircrafts, navy vessels and fighter jets stored on the system of a

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/18

Equifax’s Website Breached, Data Stolen, Malicious Adware Delivered

 

Hackers attacked the website of Equifax the credit reporting company during May and stole 145.5m American buyers' names, Social Security Numbers

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/17

Phishing Scam Steals Passwords from Apple iPhones


Phishers are crafting assaults that are smarter and increasingly deceptive. With one swift examination of an e-mail from its sender alternatively the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/17

ICO Fines Vanquis Bank for Sending Unsolicited Promotional Messages


Provident Financial Group's subsidiary Vanquis Bank Limited attempted at making its payment cards, in particular, credit cards popular through

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/17

350 Government Bodies and Big Corporates Affected from the Deloitte’s Breach


There was a hack on Deloitte cyber infrastructure that was revealed on September 25. While Deloitte made uncertain statements confirming that the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/16

Hackers of Tiny Super NES Add Innumerable Games


Evidently from the menu of the console, it's possible to add games into its library, like the 2 games namely "F-Zero" and "Super Mario

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/16

CyberSecurity Alert in South Korea and the United States as Data Stealing Malware Attacks the Infrastructure


FormBook is the new malware from attackers targeting manufacturing, defense, and aerospace firms in the South Korea and the United States.


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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/13

UK Teenager Hacked into PCs of Top FBI, CIA Officials

 

A British teen's mother facing imprisonment for attempting at hacking into systems of top American officials, most importantly the director of CIA,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/13

Australian Government Discloses Breach of Defense Supplier’s Computer

 

According to the Australian government, hackers infiltrated certain defense contractor's PC in 2016. Before launching the yearly threat report of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/13

A Duo Arrested by Sri Lankan Police Over Bank Hacking in Taiwan

 

According to the officials, the duo has been arrested by Sri Lankan police for helping international criminals to steal and transfer millions of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/12

Spammers Steal Personal Information of Domino’s Consumers


Domino's, the pizza chain says following receipt of customers' complaints that they were getting spam mails it was possible that someone had stolen

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/12

Hackers of Russian Government Exploited Antivirus Software to Steal Cyber Capabilities of U.S.


According to several people having knowledge about this matter, hackers who are working for Russian Govt. stole details about how US penetrates

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/11

How Australia is Fighting Cyber Crime

 

The new International Cyber Engagement Strategy emphasizes the incentive of trade but it was introduced with a reminder that Australia has enough

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/11

Cloudflare Blocks Sites Hosting Crypto-Currency Miner

 

Cloudflare the provider of Internet domain is clamping websites hosting crypto-currency miners that stay concealed. This was broadcasted October 4

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/11

Chief of Staff of White House John Kelly’s Mobile Phone Hacked

 

Unknown hackers, it's reported, compromised the personal phone of John Kelly chief-of-staff at White House. Kelly was using the cell-phone down many

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/10

NATO Soldiers’ Smart-Phones Victims of Hacks

 

NATO soldiers stationed in countries of Eastern Europe are facing a tough time guarding their smart-phones from sneaky hacks. According to a Wall

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/10

IoT Appliances very Useful But Still Security Deficient

 

Technology today is very important as it is closely connected with our day to day businesses. However, it is a security challenge most heavily felt,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/9

UK has been Drained by 590 ‘Significant’ Cyber Attacks in Last Year

 

The organization says in one annual review which got published on 3rd Oct. that more than 1,000 incidents of cybersecurity has been reported to the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/9

South American Banks Targeted with New Stealthy Banker Trojan

 

According to Cisco Talos, cyber-criminals are intensively targeting banks of South America with the aim to capture accountholders' credentials using

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/9

August 2013 Yahoo Hack Impacted Entire 3bn Accounts

 

A security breach at Yahoo in 2013 disturbed the total 3bn accounts of the Internet giant. Its parent company Verizon revealed so after one fresh

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/6

FBI won’t be Compelled to Disclose San Bernardino iPhone Hacking Tool

 

According to ZDNet, one federal court yesterday ordered that FBI doesn't need to reveal either the vendor name used or price government paid for

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/6

The Tale of Equifax’s Breach

 

In a statement to lawmakers on October 2, 2017, Richard Smith former CEO of Equifax said that one massive hacking attack got executed due to both

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/6

How Recent Ransomware Assaults Affected Companies

 

According to prominent news organizations, cyber-criminals had got away with over $209m during January-March 2016 that was over 8 times more than

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/5

Hackers in Iran Attacking Aviation and Petrochemical Industries

 

According to FireEye the cyber-security company, a hackers' group thought as operating inside Iran to give service to the government reportedly has

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/5

Whole Foods Probing Hack of Taprooms and Restaurants

 

Amazon.com Inc. acquired Whole Foods Market just a month ago and, on Thursday, Whole Foods Market has disclosed that few of their POS terminals were

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/5

Security Hack Happened at Sonic Drive-In

 

Sonic, the fast food drive-in, may have been hacked. As per the company, they were looking for "unusual activity" while using credit cards

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/4

What We Know So Far is Deloitte Gets Hacked

 

The Guardian reported on 25th September stating that the consulting firm Deloitte was struck by a cyberattack which might have exposed the emails of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/4

Poor Coding Limits Cyber-Capabilities of IS Hackers

 

As per a new research, the terrorist group built tools for online attack is full of general errors. Kyle Wilhoit, Sr. Security Researcher, speaking

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/4

All CCTV Cameras Exposed to Infrared Attacks

 

Proof-of-concept malware known as aIR-Jumper could be used for defeating air-gapped network protections, and then send the data in and out of the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/3

UK’s Security Boss Warns that Major Cyber-Attack will soon Happen

 

The most serious attack is "category one", which might happen "sometime during the next few years". As per agency that reports

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/3

Mumbai Cyber-crime Police Investigates into State OSD’s Complaint

 

A particular case of cyber-crime filed 2 months back is currently a political issue following Mumbai's crime cell sending out twenty notifications

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/3

CCleaner Compromised, Hackers Collect Data from Affected PCs

 

Fresh details come from the Threat Intelligence Team of Avast on September 22, 2017 regarding the CCleaner malicious program which got uncovered

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/29

SEC’s EDGAR System Breached

 

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) USA's chief markets regulator stated on September 20 that its server was hacked in 2016, with

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/29

Millions Download Malicious Software from Play, Google Removes Infected Android Applications

 

Android users counting in the millions likely have malicious software infecting their smart-phones thereby bearing additional costs because they

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/29

ExpensiveWall Found Concealed in Android Wallpaper Apps

 

A huge malware campaign penetrated Google Play last week to send deceitful text messages and charge up to 21 Mn people for false services.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/28

Ransomware Attack Derails School Activities at Columbia Falls School District

 

Law enforcement of late managed identifying the origin of latest online attacks as certain hackers' group from abroad which's trying towards

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/28

Most Wanted Malware – Banking Trojans Attack Again

 

The Trickbot, Ramnit, and Zeus banking trojans - each of them appeared in top 10. All these trojans typically work by finding when victim is going

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/28

A Dual Attack Spam Outbreak Pushes Two Ransomware Strains Alternatively

 

A new report by Trend Micro tells about one fresh ransomware campaign being detected that makes a dual attack campaign via contaminating users first

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/27

Hackers of North Korea are Apparently Targeting Bitcoin Exchanges

 

Hackers of North Korea are linked to several attacks, including Sony hack in 2014, but it seems that totalitarian state has been now particularly

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/27

Hackers Inject Malware into CCleaner Software

 

CCleaner a widely-used tool for maintaining computer systems recently got compromised with one severe malware infection. The situation is especially

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/27

Australian Consumers in Increasing Numbers Fear Online ShoppingAustralian Consumers in Increasing Numbers Fear Online Shopping

 

A recently conducted survey shows that consumers at large fear revealing their payment card information over the Internet with many continue wanting

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/26

Swiss State Obstructs Cyberattack but Another Strikes Contractor

 

The Government of Switzerland says that the cyber-experts of state detected and then prevent one attempted cyberattack on Defense department of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/26

Hacker Group Leaks Vevo Data then Deletes it

 

Music video utility Vevo, which has three owners, together with the owner firm of Google and Abu Dhabi Media situated in Dubai, was victimized with

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/26

An Equifax Hack Affects 143m Americans

 

Equifax declared on September 15 evening that the company's top security officer and top information officer would quit right away after an enormous

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/25

Apple Introduces FaceID a New iPhone X Technology

 

The most sophisticated handset iPhone X has a new feature called FaceID which Apple announced during its event on September 12, 2017. This mechanism

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/25

Websites of Ryan International School Hacked

 

On Wednesday, many websites connected to the Ryan International group were hacked.

 

A hacker group, calling themselves as the Kerala

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/25

Hacker who Infiltrated American Military Systems gets Sentenced

 

Suttong Coldfield based Sean Caffrey pleaded guilty to a crime within the purview of Computer Misuse Act during June while facing Birmingham Crown

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/21

Obscene Tweets Posted on Official Twitter Account of High School

 

Clark County School Police are probing a seeming hack on Twitter account of Foothill High School. Many tweets, some of them inappropriate, were sent

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/21

Lucky ‘Formula 1’ not yet Targeted with Ransomware

 

One leading computer specialist intensively involved with 'Formula 1' asserts that the technique requires doing more for safeguarding itself against

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/20

Zero-Day in Windows Abused for Planting FinSpy Spyware

 

Microsoft lately issued one security patch to fix a flaw in Office that according to researchers, was getting exploited for attacking end-users

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/20

New BlueBorne Exploit Compromises Laptops and Mobiles

 

BlueBorne refers to 8 vulnerabilities bunched together which when collectively exploited helps in carrying out effective attacks against MacOS,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/20

Hackers Could Program Sex Robots to Execute


A cybersecurity scientist has issued a weird warning saying sex robots could grow and kill their owners if hackers can access into their heads. Tech

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/19

Fresh Malware Version Asking for $50 Worth BTC

 

The malicious program, "Your Windows is Banned" first emerged during late 2016. At the time, PC-operators received a pop up message

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/19

FA Enhances its Online Security for World Cup Following Hacking Worries

 

There's concern by Football Association (FA) about exposure of their sensitive information regarding tactical details, squad selection and injury.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/18

Uber Admits its Software Tool Under FBI’s Investigation

 

Uber recently admitted undergoing an investigation by federal authorities in connection with one software tool the company utilized sometime back

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/18

SEBI to Hire Cyber Security Specialists

 

As malware attacks take place on a regular basis, SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) is thinking of bringing in cyber security

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/18

New Malware Steals Money of Users through Mobile Phones

 

Xafecopy Trojan is a malware software affecting mobile phones with android operating system and it has the capacity to steal money through phones

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/15

Voice Assistants Attacked with Commands Fed into Ultrasonic Frequencies

 

Hacks frequently take place because of our own foolishness, yet fresh vulnerability has been found in which tech companies are to be blamed. The

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/15

Hackers Steal 143m People’s Private Data from Equifax

 

A possibly biggest data hack within USA targeted on Equifax Inc., the company which provides credit scores of consumers, resulted in hackers

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/15

5,400 Customers Affected in Cyber Attack on Health Portal of AXA

 

The personal information of around 5,400 present and former customers of AXA insurance, company of French Life Insurance, in Singapore got stolen in

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/14

Lenovo Faces Financial Penalty over Superfish Adware

 

On September 6, 2017, attorney generals of 32 states coalesced to declare settlement of USD 3.5m with computer manufacturer Lenovo in connection

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/14

‘New Wave’ of Cyber Attacks Target US and European Energy Sectors

 

Symantec, the firm of cyber security, released a research report on Wednesday, according to which a group, called Dragonfly, is targeting European

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/13

Site of Latin America with Bitcoin Tripping Hacked – 28 Million Users

 

Taringa, a Latin American social site, often called 'Latin America's Reddit', has suffered enormous breach of data of users. Login details of almost

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/13

Phishing Scammers Posing as Student Loans Company Target University Students

 

One fresh phishing scam has been found targeting returning pupils and first-year students of different universities in United Kingdom. In that scam,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/13

Apple and TRAI not in Agreement Over Anti-Spam Application

 

A fight between Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and Apple is reportedly taking place regarding using iPhone owners' user data, within

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/12

Key Ransomware Attack Strikes Healthcare and Other Industries

 

According to Barracuda Networks, a data security and disaster recovery merchant, a major ransomware attack is now in progress against several

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/12

Abbott Withdraws 465,000 Pacemakers Prone to Potential Hack

 

Pacemaker manufacturer Abbott recently recalled its devices presuming a hack could get executed over them. The recall covered as many as 465,000

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/11

WikiLeaks ‘Hacked’ because OurMine Group Responds with ‘Hack Us’ Challenge

 

OurMine, self-styled White Hat hackers, took control of the WikiLeaks home page this morning, the website run by hermit and believed to be tech

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/11

Phishing Scam Defrauds MacEwan University off $11.8m

 

During a phishing scam valuing $11.8m that targeted MacEwan University, the fraudsters purported to be Clark Builders, a contracting and

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/11

People Cautioned Against Scammers Online Post Hurricane Harvey

 

Hurricane Harvey has been described as a most devastating catastrophe that ever hit USA. The White House reports that the gigantic storm affected

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/8

When Uploading Comments to the FCC, you can Now Include Malware

 

The website of FCC (Federal Communications Commission) has massive traffic -- few times much more than it's handling capacity. But due to one

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/8

Security Flaw in Instagram Lets Hackers Invade

 

The current week has seen Instagram developing vulnerability in its software which has let hackers amass certain database apparently comprising the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/8

Indian Government Warns against Locky Ransomware’s Dissemination

 

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team has cautioned on September 2 that people need to be vigilant of a ransomware called Locky spreading

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/7

WikiLeaks Dumps CIA Tool Angelfire

 

WikiLeaks the organization that opposes secrecy posted on August 31 one more set of files that allegedly belonged to the CIA (Central Intelligence

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/7

CeX Hack Endangers a Huge 2m Accounts

 

CeX the retailer which deals with second-hand games, after a lot of insistence, admitted that one Internet hack possibly put a huge number of 2m

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/6

Nearly a Half Million Pacemakers could get Hacked

 

The pacemakers which are vulnerable of getting hacked must be updated by around half million people in US. On Tuesday, FDA has issued recall for

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/6

Longest-Ever Spam Catalogue Unearthed having 711m Passwords, E-mail Ids

 

Cyber-security researchers recently stumbled upon what according to them, is an unprecedented long catalogue of passwords and electronic mail ids

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/6

Hackers Target High-Status Accounts on Instagram

 

Facebook's Instagram, the photo sharing utility, strong with 700m account-holders, informed some of them on August 30 that hackers managed stealing

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/5

Spam Mail Distributed from id of District Council of Kapiti Coast

 

Many people likely found a mistaken e-mail in their inbox sent from the District Council of Kapiti Coast because of one spam mail which got into the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/5

Google Working Sturdily to Clean its Ecosystem off Malware-Tainted Content

 

With data-security being utterly important these days, Google is adopting extreme measures for mitigating malware-tainted material within its

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/4

Selena Gomez’s Instagram Account Suffers Major Breach

 

On August 28, a major hack disturbed the Instagram account of Selena Gomez, sparking fresh queries if artists were secured on the Internet. Soon

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/4

Real Madrid Twitter Account Announces Lionel Messi Signing after Hack

 

Official Twitter account of Real Madrid believed to be hacked, since one post welcoming Messi in club has appeared on its feed.

 

Just

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/4

Malware Attack on NHS Lanarkshire Disrupts Health Services

 

Following a widespread cyber-attack affecting NHS Lanarkshire, the hospital cautioned patients from visiting the hospital except for essential

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/1

Five Suspected of Hacking Qatar News Agency Arrested Inside Turkey, says Qatar

 

According to reports from Qatar News Agency, Turkey recently detained 5 individuals suspected of being involved in the hack into the national news

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/1

FBI Detains Shanghai Native from China over Malware Distribution

 

The Department of Justice (DoJ), August 21, accused Yu Pingan a Chinese national, aged 36, of allegedly conniving towards attacking the PC-networks

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SPAMfighter News 2017/9/1

Chinese National Arrested in Los Angeles for Hacking Charge in US

 

Charges are filed by the FBI against one Chinese malware broker known as Yu Pingan, claiming that he provides malware to hackers, including Sakula

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SPAMfighter News 2017/8/31

NZ Facebook Users Cautioned about New Malware Attack

 

Users of Facebook are getting targeted by one scam which tricks people to think that they have received the video from their friend. Kiwis are

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SPAMfighter News 2017/8/31

LG Electronics Attacked with WannaCry Ransomware, Company Halts Systems’ Working

 

LG Electronics reports that it found the WannaCry malware infecting one of its "help yourself" kiosks installed within South Korea

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SPAMfighter News 2017/8/31

Lindsey Vonn Slams Hacked Nude Photos with Tiger Woods

 

Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are among numerous celebrities whose private photographs got stolen, and then leaked online in most recent hack.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/8/30

Acronis Using its File Backup Technology ‘True Image’ to Combat Ransomware Through AI

 

Acronis is adopting AI i.e. artificial intelligence for fighting against ransomware assaults.

 

The organization situated in Burlington,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/8/30

Spyware potentially distributed through Android apps from Play because of treacherous SDK

 

Over 500 Android applications, together taken down more than 100m times from Internet giant Google's official mobile marketplace Play Store were

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SPAMfighter News 2017/8/29

Banking Trojan BankBot Laced to Applications from Play Store

 

According to a warning to Android users, they should not download 2 apps found inside Google's authorized mobile marketplace Play Store because

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SPAMfighter News 2017/8/29

IBM X-Force finds Enormous Volume of Spam Assaults Carrying Malicious Attachments

 

Cyber-criminals continue to rely on spam mail outbreaks as they dispatch increasingly nuisance messages on this day unlike

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SPAMfighter News 2017/8/28

The Daily Routine in the Life of a Spammer

 

Unsolicited email, commonly known as spam, has been security and nuisance issue since long. IBM released a research report today which reveals

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SPAMfighter News 2017/8/28

Hacking Smart-Phones by Using Malevolent Chips in Replacement Parts

 

Smart-phone owners currently have another thing to worry of - hackers may hijack their phones through specially treated replacement

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SPAMfighter News 2017/8/28

Hacker Compromises Enigma at Pre-ICO, Churns more than $500K

 

Ironically, following the breach, which hackers carried out on Coindash's website at the time of an ICO, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder Can

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SPAMfighter News 2017/8/25

Check Point Reveals Multiple Security Flaws in LinkedIn

 

Check Point the security vendor recently identified 4 different security flaws inside LinkedIn Messenger. LinkedIn was reported about the flaws June

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SPAMfighter News 2017/8/25

Alleged Hacker Waives Extradition

 

A Canadian man charged of carrying out distressing cyberattacks on Yahoo waved his right to deportation hearing on Friday and soon will be handed

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SPAMfighter News 2017/8/24

Ransomware Means Far Greater Expense Compared to Merely the Ransom

 

A particular cyber assault in June which derailed the operations of a shipping terminal globally while for a short period destabilized the biggest

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SPAMfighter News 2017/8/24

Faketoken Malware Targets Russian Ride-Sharing Applications

 

A recent updated version of an Android malicious program called Faketoken.q enables the malware to quite easily capture the credit card details of

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