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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/18

Take care of your personal data which can be stolen by Bitcoin spam


Scammer is utilizing the text messages to steal personal data from the phone owners. They are sending text messages that tell the owner that they are

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/18

Erstwhile Rutgers pupil who is accused of cyber offences


An ex-student of Rutgers University recently admitted inside federal court that he along with others created one PC-virus which brought down global

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/18

An inside source of Barclays identified as culprit involved in money laundering


An insider of Barclays Bank known to have assisted cyber-criminals in embezzling an uncountable amount of pounds filched via employing one PC-virus is

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/15

Surging Bitcoin value makes the crypto-currency attractive target for hackers


Sky News reports security researchers as telling that North Korea is looking for profiting from an increasing price of Bitcoin via infiltrating

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/15

Russian hacker apparently behind DNC attack


According to one Russian hacker, he apparently in exchange of a fee from the intelligence group of his country intruded the servers of Democratic

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/15

Microsoft has introduced a patch for virus in the Malware Protection Engine of Windows


A security patch has been released in Windows Malware Protection Engine to restore a flaw. If this glitch is left untreated, a memory defilement error

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/14

Microsoft takes care of security flaw in its MPE


Microsoft recently released one emergency security update that would fix one security flaw exploited for execution of code remotely. The flaw is

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/14

Computer systems at Mecklenburg County hacked


According to Dena Diorio Manager of Mecklenburg County, a hacker recently took offline the computer systems at the county while had demanded a ransom

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/13

Scammers Make Money with Malware Masquerading as BSOD


Malwarebytes is warning about a malware that has been rightly named Troubleshooter, which is an unreal 'Blue-Screen-of-Death' (BSOD), seeking for

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/13

Man in Florida who hacked Uber database paid to delete the data


A Florida man has been called the hacker who was behind the data breach at Uber the rider company in 2016 which led to the compromise for 600 drivers

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/13

Edwards in North West Louisiana declares opening of Cyber-security Commission


USA's national security at the intensity like never before is focused on cyber-security today, said John Bel Edwards Governor of Louisiana on December

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/12

Europe’s most Cyber Vulnerable Cities – Berlin and London


Trend Micro the computer security firm reports Berlin to have over 2.8m unprotected online devices with London following closely with over 2.5m

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/12

BTCWare Ransomware Spotted Spreading through RDS


Michael Gillespie, security researcher detected BTCWare ransomware proliferating through RDS (remote desktop services). Any weakly-protected RDS

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/11

UK Government Departments Advised against Using Anti-virus from Companies Tied to Russia


An alert has been issued to government departments of UK that they mustn't utilize anti-virus software that are obtained from technology companies

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/11

PayPal Phishing Scam Erupts again during the Year-end Holidays


E-mail phishers are yet again cashing in on the approaching holidays when people get busy with online shopping for the festival. They're distributing

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/11

New Version of CryptoMix Ransomware Detected


MalwareHunterTeam detected one fresh version of CryptoMix a ransom software which appends encrypted file-names with the extension namely .TEST as well

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/8

Uber is Sued by Washington State for Concealing about Data Breaches


A multimillion dollar lawsuit has been filed against Uber for the consumer protectionby the attorney general of Washington state Mr. Bob Ferguson,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/8

Exploding Bitcoin Worth Resulting in Growing Crypto-currency Malicious Software


Security companies have issued alerts regarding increasing malware along with further threats that harvest crypto-currencies as cyber-criminals

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/7

Speeding Fine Payment, Subject of Latest Phishing Scam


Gardai has issued an alert regarding one fresh phishing scam that is related to speeding fine payments. In that there's a fake phone-call, which

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/7

Canadian Hacker Admits Committing Hack on Yahoo Affecting Innumerable Accounts


A man from Canada, on November 28, admitted to committing cyber offences in connection with a huge Yahoo hack, which according to officials, was

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/7

Blockstack uses Man-in-the-Middle Counter Assault against Phishing Sites


Scammers in anticipation of successfully luring a category of investors of a company called Blockstack, which withdrew the free fall investors were

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/6

Man Indicted with Hacking Charges to help Russian Government Admits to Cyber-Crime


Karim Baratov, aged 22, described as "hacker-for-hire" ran a series of attacks in a scheme that compromised electronic mail accounts

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/6

Clarksons, The Shipping Firm? Another Victim of Ransomware


Clarkson is a world-renowned shipping company working since 1852. They are warning customers who might have been victimized in ransomware, though the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/5

US Corporations were Hacked; Three Chinese were Blamed by the US

As disclosed by U.S. prosecutors on Monday, Siemens AG, Moody's Analytics and Trimble Inc's network were hacked and business secrets were stolen by a

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/5

BBB Cautions about Phishing Scam using Name of PayPal

Cyber-criminals have been distributing e-mails making false confirmations from PayPal about payments. These e-mails have web-links, which on clicking

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/5

Apple’s Latest Mac OS Bug couldn’t be Easier to Use for Hack

Some software vulnerabilities can be hacked. Some others do not even need to be hacked for their software programs are too vulnerable. The macOS High Sierra

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/4

To Aware the Hacking Victims, FBI Diverged its Policy

After learning about the policy change of the FBI, The Associated Press has disclosed that the FBI did this to notify the sufferer of PC hacking when

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/4

Spoofed Symantec Blog Disseminated OSX.Proton Malicious Program

The malicious program Proton Mac has made a comeback, but cyber-criminals cashed in on Symantec's company blog for its dissemination. They created an

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/4

IRS Cautions about Latest Tax-Related Phishing E-mail Campaigns

Internal Revenue Service, tax agencies of states along with tax industry of the country urge the public for being watchful of fresh, advanced form of e-mail

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/1

The Enormous Yahoo Breach’s Hacker Supposed to be Guilty


Earlier in this year Karim Baratov postponed his entitlement to battle against the fact of his removal from Canada on US request. He schedules to show

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/1

Phony Application to Supposedly Update WhatsApp Downloaded


A phony application to supposedly update WhatsApp whose publisher is WhatsApp Inc. and which was among the listed apps on Google's Play Store was

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/1

Hackers Infiltrate Fake News and Porn Inside IS Websites

 

According to media reports, Iraqi hackers with a purpose towards making Islamic State supporters suspicious have started one Internet-based

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/30

Necurs becomes Active again by Thrusting Scarab Ransomware Outbreak

 

Forcepoint Security Labs has noted ransom software named "Scarab" that's getting spread from Necurs the notorious network-of-bots. The

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/30

Imgur Just Learns about a 2014 Hack into its User Accounts

 

The widely visited picture sharing website Imgur disclosed on November 26, 2017 that certain data hack struck it during 2014 which it came to know

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/30

Credit Cards of Steven Nolan are Hacked being on Air

 

When BBC talks show hostStephen Nolan we live on television, he interrupted the Wednesday night show and reveled the incidence of hack of his credit

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/29

Phony Google Advert Redirected Visitors onto Scam Site Instead of Amazon

 

A few Google users who were doing a Web hunt to access amazon.com on November 23rd the Thanksgiving Day, landed on a fake advert which showed them

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/29

Malvertising Attack Strikes Pornhub Website Users

 

Security researchers think malware infection possibly targeted users of Pornhub the adult website. According to Proofpoint the cyber-security

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/28

Phony Website Copying Symantec’s Blog Disseminates Malicious Program

Symantec the software company based in California in a new report warns about one phony website that is a copy of Symantec's blog. As a matter of fact, the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/28

Canadian Businesses Targeted with Spear-Phishing Bank-Related E-mails

SMBs in Canada are receiving highly personalized spear-phishing assaults that certain gang is spearheading while attempting at getting employees towards

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/28

$31 Million Tokens were Stolen from Tether by Hackers

Bitcoin took a journey of past $8000 out of the blue this week, however the journey was not smooth for Tether- the start-up agency that changes currency to

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/27

Uber Held Back Notification of Gigantic Data Breach

Uber covered up one gigantic global hack in which private data belonging to 57m vehicle hirers and car drivers were stolen during October 2016. The company

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/27

Holiday Shoppers are the Target, Beware of Infected Black Friday Application

U.S. customers were prepared to avail the shopping gift card of Cyber Monday and Black Friday. In this regards RickIQ, the threat management agency warned

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/24

The New DNS System ‘Quad9’ of IBM to Stop Phishing and Botnet Assaults

 

Past week IBM Corp. launched one fresh DNS (Domain Name System) facility available at free-of-cost. The service is named Quad9 for whose launch

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/24

Jennifer Lawrence a Victim of Terrible Hack

 

Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence, aged 27, encountered an unforeseen situation when her intimate photos got put up on the Web following a hack into

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/24

Android Users have Lost Money for Installing Virus Affected Apps

 

Avast has published a latest news stating that, a new malware has come up named BankBot t has targeted the account holders of large banks which

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/23

Hackers could Compromise Vehicle Software causing Uncountable Deaths, Ministers Warned

 

Modern cars can well invite hackers from adversary nation-states who use Britain's streets to take revenge on citizens, so is a warning to the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/23

Android Mobile Platform Recipient of Maximum Malware Attacks

 

The new Threat Intelligence Report from Nokia states that the maximum malware attacks waged against mobile platform are targeted on the Android.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/22

Spurt of Malevolent Applications Seen in Google Play Store

 

ESET the security company found 8 downloadable applications from Google Play Store with a Trojan Dropper in each app. Trojan Dropper is referred to

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/22

Apparel Retail Company FOREVER 21 Notifies about Credit Card Data Hack

 

FOREVER 21 a clothing store informed customers November 14 about a possible victimization of its stores during one data hack recently. Actually, an

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/22

Amazon Key with an IoT Camera is Potentially Prone to Hack

 

'Amazon Key' is the latest delivery service of Amazon. It makes possible for delivery persons to reach goods parcels to apartments and homes. The

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/21

Minister Condemns Hackers for Liking a Porn on Twitter

 

Christopher Pyne senior minister of Australian government recently condemned Web-hackers as behind compromising his official A/C on twitter.com and

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/21

Apple’s New 3D Face Recognition Security Cracked

 

A tech firm asserts that it circumvented the most recent Apple security of three-dimensional face recognition after carrying out a hack worth $150.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/20

The Threat of Crypto-Currency Mining Malware

 

CheckPoint Software a provider of cyber-security solutions cautions about threat from malicious software 'CoinHive' that mines crypto-currency and

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/20

Latest Banking Malware IcedID Already at Par with Contemporaries

 

IcedID is the latest banking Trojan detected on the Web. Even though quite recent on the cyber-crime landscape, IcedID's abilities are easily

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/20

Anti-Virus Software now with Security Flaw


We use anti-virus software for keeping us protected from malicious programs of all kinds lurking online; however, deceitful cyber-criminals have been

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/17

Parity Wallet Owners’ Funds Blocked due to Vulnerability


Very recently, Parity Tech a widely used crypto-currency wallet company declared its Ethereum worth $300m got inadvertently blocked because of a

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/17

Google Play Store Cleared Off Malware, but they Keep Coming Back


Simultaneous to securing its Chrome browser once again, Google is also making the efforts for sanitizing its Play Store so as to safeguard Android

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/15

White Hackers Swindle Face ID Feature of iPhone Using Three-Dimensional Printed Mask


Face ID is the latest flagship scheme of Apple's iPhone X that secures the device while hackers quite easily and so obviously attack it. Only seven

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/15

Phishing Victims Easiest to Get Hijacked


The year 2016 was possibly largely regarding ransomware attacks; however, one can't forget the high-profile hacks along with credential exposures that

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/15

The Tales of Yahoo, Equifax Breaches Continue

 

Executives of Yahoo as well as Equifax played witness while facing Congress November 8, to apologize for enormous scales of hacks on their networks

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/14

Sophos’ Latest Report Delves into Ransomware Attacks Worldwide

 

According to one fresh report, India ranks within the 7 most ransomware-attacked nations, with such cyber assaults not simply targeting Windows PCs;

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/14

Bloomfield District School Website Defaced with ISIS Propaganda Video

 

Bloomfield Public School District issued an alert that its website, which Schooldesk hosts, was hacked around 4 a.m. on November 6, 2017. The site

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/13

Newton Schools District Website Hacked along with Many Other School Sites

 

The website of Newton Public Schools district happened to be one among approximately 800 websites belonging to other school districts that a hacking

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/13

New banking assault clubs date theft, Trojan infection and phishing

 

In a new attack mode, cyber-criminals have clubbed 3 tactics together viz. stealing credentials, planting banker Trojans and phishing victims off

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/9

TPG Internet Pays Hefty Fine Having Violated Spam Act

 

By paying a fine amounting $360K, TPG Internet is at last not spamming customers unwilling to receive SMS messages from the telecom company.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/9

A Group of Hackers from Russia Targeted Email Accounts across the Globe


The hackers who troubled the elections for US Presidential had targeted beyond the campaigns of Hilary Clinton, attacking the emails of officers of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/8

The iOS 11 Most Recent Version by now is Hacked

 

With some new features, iOS 11 definitely is an extremely good upgrade; however, lot of people who promptly upgraded to the next-G operating system

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/8

CryptoShuffler Stole $150,000 by Replacing Bitcoin Wallet IDs in PC Clipboards

 

'CryptoShuffler Trojan' is the new malware discovered by the lab researchers of Kaspersky. It is the malware used by cybercriminals to robber crypto

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/8

‘Hetzner’ of South Africa Confirms Breach of its Key Database‘Hetzner’ of South Africa Confirms Breach of its Key Database

 

A chief database that 'Hetzner,' a major service provider of website hosting and operator of a data center in South Africa is reportedly hacked,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/7

Hackers Attack Global Banks with Just Found ‘Silence’ Banking Trojan

 

One fresh banker Trojan has been detected and found employing techniques resembling ones that the Carbanak employed. The Trojan has been targeting

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/7

Analysis Discovers over 3,200 Distinct Phishing Toolkits

 

E-mail phishers keep searching more effective techniques to earn greater profits. Often they use previously used material whereby they package

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/6

Play Store Reveals Three Malicious Applications for Mining Monero Coins

 

Trend Micro the cyber-security company discovered two malware strains -CpuMiner and JsMiner hanging at the back of three applications even as the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/6

Phishing Attacks Still in Force

 

A worrying 91% of hacking incidences start with a phishing assault that utilizes a socially engineered tactic and an e-mail message for acquiring

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/6

North Korea Condemned with Hacking Warship Blueprints from South

 

Hackers from North Korea yet again made a successful win having stolen blueprint documents from South Korea; the documents being of submarines and

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/3

Vulnerability in LG Products Leads to Hacking and Compromise of Privacy


In a household of Internet-of-Things, suppose a dishwasher's lights continuously flashes, the smart oven keeps turning itself off and on, while the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/3

Bad Rabbit Ransomware on the Prowl


The Bad Rabbit ransomware has been described as moderately severe, courtesy CERT-In (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team). The malware

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/2

The WikiLeak’s Hacked Emails Reached By Trump-Linked Company

 

The chief executive of a data-analytics organization that once worked for the campaign of President Donald Trump contacted Julian Assange, the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/2

Ursnif Banking Trojan Targeted Japan

 

As confirmed by the IBM X-Force data on the functionality of financial malware practiced by cybercrime groups, the Ursnif, also known as Gozi, the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/2

British Royal’s Plastic Surgery Threatened by Hackers to Disclose the Proof

 

A plastic surgery clinic in London has become the victim of a cyber-attack. According to a spokesperson for the London Bridge Plastic Surgery it has

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/1

Google Play Protect is Lowest Scorer for Anti-Malware Testing

 

Google's only difficult time lately isn't the release of its Pixel 2 understood to misguide users, but seemingly its anti-malware software namely

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SPAMfighter News 2017/11/1

Third Quarter 2017 Witnessed 600% Rise in URL e-Mails Delivering Malware

 

The recently published Quarterly Threat Report by Proofpoint tells that malware-laced e-mails which deliver banking Trojans and ransomware programs

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/31

Repeated Silencing of ‘Overwatch’ Players Sparks Debate

 

Blizzard with its Overwatch item is still most popular within the shooter games trading place. In fact, the twosome lately had 35m people playing

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/31

FBI Finds it an Exorbitant Problem to not Manage Hacking Smart-Phones


In FBI's understanding, encryption is becoming unfeasible. Over the past eleven months, unsuccessful efforts of FBI have been with regard to

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/30

Unpleasant Racist Email Sent from Wilcox Teacher’s Hacked Email Account

 

A racist letter sent from the email account of a high school teacher seems to be hacked, as confirmed by the state's Educational Department. This

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/30

BadRabbit Ransomware makes Fresh Wave of Attacks in Ukraine and Russia


A ransomware attack struck an international airport in Ukraine as well as 3 media outlets in Russia October 24, 2017 before German IT experts detected

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/30

After its American Consumers, Equifax Faces Data Breach into its UK Customers


The regulatory problem of Equifax Inc. has gone from bad to worse. The company that provides credit reference is facing American investigations into

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/27

The New Reaper Botnet may be Dangerous for the Internet


Check Point Research a security group asserts there is one botnet which is evolving and growing very fast with the ability to sometime in future

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/27

Hacker Admits to Invading 550 iCloud and Gmail Accounts


A hacker not yet proved guilty of carrying out one phishing scam because of which he illegitimately accessed over 500 e-mail accounts of which a large

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/27

Feds Caution About Hacking Threats on Energy, Water, Nuclear, Aviation and More


The Department of Homeland Security together with the Federal Bureau of Investigation issued an e-mail alert October 20 about hackers targeting water,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/26

Rewards Abound for Discovering Bugs in Google Play Store Apps

 

One fresh scheme from Google is purposed with eradicating security flaws inside 3rd-party applications which are stored inside Google Play.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/26

Hermes Ransomware Employed by North Korean Hackers for a Recent Bank Theft

 

A cybercrime ring associated with North Korea suspected of attacking central bank of Bangladesh last year is expected to be responsible for the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/25

T-Mobile Customer’s Details Targeted via API Bug


Last week, a bug disclosed and targeted by T-Mobile in a web-based application interface enabled users to request account details by just entering

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/25

Pizza Hut Hack Affected Thousands of Customers – Announced by the Company


As announced by Pizza Hut on this Saturday, the theft of personal information of few of its customers is due to 28 hours long security breach at the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/25

ATMii New Malware Targeting ATM Machines to Snatch Their Entire Stored Cash at Once

 

It is the new ATM malware, dubbed ATMii that intends to target ATM machines to spit out all their stored cash. The malware was unveiled by security

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/24

Wi-Fi Users can be at Risk of WPA2 Vulnerability Exploitation

 

The security protocol WPA of Wi-Fi has developed devastating vulnerability that if attackers exploit they can intercept a user's data when that

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/24

Newest Flaw in Adobe Flash Enables Malware Installation

 

Adobe Flash since long has been vulnerable intermittently. Right now it is found with a security flaw that lets 'hackers' compromise people's

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/23

A 2013 Hack into Microsoft’s Internal Database was Left Unpublicized

 

Over 4-yrs back, hackers seemingly breached the internal database of Microsoft with which bugs are tracked. According to the company's few erstwhile

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/23

Spam Mails Come into Domino’s Customers’ Inboxes

 

The Domino's retailer in Australia has encountered leakage of its customer data. In the process inhabitants are getting spam mails. The spammers

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/23

Australia’s Defense Data Stolen by Mystery Hackers

 

A mystery hacker, designated as a TV soap opera personality stole important and crucial data about the multi-billion dollar warplane and navy

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SPAMfighter News 2017/10/20

Ransomware Sale Skyrocketing

 

On October 11, San Francisco held Cb Connect conference had a release of one fresh report, outlining how ransomware sales increased amazingly on the

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