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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/23

Spam and Phishing Techniques Effective, Finds Kaspersky

 

Spammers are now thoughtful actors as they waste no time keeping themselves updated with current global issues as well as important events worldwide

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/23

Indian Bank Defrauded of almost USD2m in Cyber-Attack

 

City Union Bank in India stated February 18 that cyber-crooks managing to hack its servers had transmitted almost $2m via 3 illegitimate remittances

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/23

Cyber Police of Ukraine and CiscoExposed Bitcoin Phishing Scam of $50 Mln

 

New information has been released by the security analyst of Cisco regarding Bitcoin phishing that include website impersonating asBlockchain.info,

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/22

UK and USA Attribute Destructive NotPetya Cyber Assault to Russia

 

Britain recently declared that Russian government was behind a worldwide cyber assault which chiefly struck businesses within Europe during 2017.

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/22

Two Russian Hackers to go Behind Bars in USA

 

A pair of men from Russia proved guilty of running one gigantic hack into the systems of Citibank, NASDAQ stock exchange along with some major

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/22

He was a Cybercriminal from North, for Money Making he was Sent to China

 

The hacker named "Jong" depicted his previous life to the Bloomberg Business, that he was a part of Kim Jong UN's hacker's army. They were

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/21

This Valentine’s Day brings along Dating Spam

 

Valentine's Day as much an opportunity for singles can mean difficult too, as zombie bots look towards exploiting their lonesome

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/21

Facebook’s ‘2FA’ Security System Lands into Trouble

 

The 2FA (two-factor authentication) arrangement of Facebook is being blamed because of certain peculiar design elements in it which over a long time

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/20

The Cryptocurrency Mining Malware has Targeted Government Websites

 

Governments started from the requirement to governas well as ensure citizen's security, however, some will most likely debate about how much that

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/20

Hackers Run Linux within Nintendo Switch, Possible with Vulnerability in Processor

 

Hackers worked tenaciously on Nintendo Switch at the time of its initial year's round, effectively abusing its browser while helping in introducing

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/20

Equifax Hackers may’ve Captured more info Compared to what was Initially Reported

 

Documents specially created for lawmakers reveal that a data breach against Equifax resulted in leakage of an even greater volume of clients'

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/19

Inside Story of North Korean Hacker Army

 

Hackers can utilize the Winter Olympic beginning next week to victimize travelers coming to attend the games in South Korea's Pyeongchang. Homeland

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/19

Hackers take over Winter Olympics of 2018

 

According to the Yonhap News agency reports, this year's Winter Olympics' inaugural ceremony faced a cyber-attack, February 9, as POCOG (PyeongChang

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/19

BitGrail Crypto-Currency Trader Asserts Losing USD195m in Hack

 

A little known crypto-currency exchange in Italy called BitGrail asserts hackers attacked it near the weekend and stole approximately $195m worth of

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/16

Fresh Point of Sale Malicious Program Spotted

 

According to Forcepoint a security company, one fresh sample of PoS (point of sale) malicious program has been spotted which the company dubbed

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/16

Crypto-Currency Exchange Binance wasn’t Breached but had Server Problem

 

Binance a crypto-currency exchange based in Hong Kong stated it would neither recommence trading nor facilitate withdrawals for customers till

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/15

Twitter Accounts of Indian Public Figures Hacked

 

Beginning from 6th February, one hackers' syndicate that names itself Ayyildiz Tim and claims to be some cyber army from Turkey, infiltrated Twitter

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/15

The Hack that Compromised Uber’s U.S Clients’ Database

 

Approximately 25m people who suffered a compromise of their data at Uber because of a hack were residents of United States, John Flynn, chief

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/15

Samsung Smart Televisions are Vulnerable and can easily be Hacked

 

Hackers can exploit the security vulnerabilities of the huge number of so-called smart televisions. That is as per the Reports by Consumer, which

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/14

Two Suspects Charged over ATM Jackpotting

 

Two men will face trial for alleged involvement in one recent "jackpotting" case wherein a number of ATM machines were compromised within

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/14

Lauri Love Alleged to have Hacked U.S Agencies Wins Favorable Court Ruling

 

A so-called hacker from Britain recently received a favorable ruling from court that he wouldn't be extradited to USA.

 

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/13

UK Gearing to Drive Away Cyber Attacks


Cyber-criminals presently can't without difficulty hold the deceptive domains and malicious URLs utilized in phishing attacks over a few or more

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/13

An Actress Hacked the Twitter Account of Padraig Harrington’s


The account of, 6 times PGA Tour champion started uploading K-pop singer's as well as band's videos little more NSFW symbolism on yesterday or so. The

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/13

Amazon’s Smart Lock and Key System’s Integrity put to Challenge

A special Amazon key is an electrified lock and wireless-connected that delivery workers can tentatively disable while dropping things to businesses or

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/12

Phishing E-mail Results in Compromise of W-2 tax Forms of Batavia City Staff

 

According to Batavia authorities, around January-end, one phishing e-mail attack compromised the W-2 forms of city employees. The employees affected

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/12

Google Cleans Chrome Web Store off Eighty Nine Rogue Browser Extensions

 

A security company recently spotted as many as 89 malware tainted browser extensions within the web store of Chrome. In response, Google has

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/9

Police Caution Netflix Subscribers about Phishing E-mail

 

The Grand Rapids Police Department, on January 31, issued one public notice regarding certain phishing scam using Netflix's name. The scam attacks

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/9

Spectre and Meltdown Malware Samples Threatening CPU too could Explode

 

As the early samples of Spectre and Meltdown malicious programs start emerging, it's an indication that these central processing unit

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/9

In 2017 almost Half of the Companies are being Targeted by Ransomware

 

Ransomware keeps on being a serious problem over the world. About 54% of the companies surveyed attack in the most recent year. Furthermore, 31% of

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/8

YouTube Visitors’ Computers Bogged Down via Crypto-Jacking

 

Crypto-jackers have been compromising YouTube advertisements so people accessing those advertisements were so affected that the malicious actors

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/8

'Hacker Confessing over Theft of Personal Information from GoGet Undergoing Prosecution

 

NSW Police recently detained one Illawarra man, aged 37, over charges he hacked into GoGet. According to allegation by the police, during the hack,

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/8

Ecommerce Websites Commonly Miss Safeguarding Customers Against Phishing Attacks

 

An e-mail analytics firm called 250ok recently conducted a study that shows ninety percent of the key websites that online retailers operate within

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/7

The Hackers didn’t Spare Experty ICO and $150,000 in Ethereum has been Stolen

 

Coincheck exchange of Japan was hacked and around $534 million was stolen. The extremely-waited token sale named ICO(Initial Coin Offering) by

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/7

Google, in 2017, Cleaned its Play Store off Harmful Applications

 

Within merely one year of 2017, Google cleaned its Play Store off more than 700K malware-tainted applications. The number is 70 percent over and

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/7

Cyber Attack Strikes Rabobank Closely Following Attacks Against Competitors

 

Among the large banks in The Netherlands, Rabobank was the No.3 to become subject of a cyber-assault on the morning of January 29 the day customers

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/6

USA too now Encountering ‘Jackpotting’ Hacks of their ATMs

 

A method of hacking into ATMs (automatic teller machine) earlier observed within Mexico, Europe and Asia is now being deployed in USA, such that the

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/6

Computer Misuse and Fraud Bear Greater Chances Over Loot

 

The most recent crime estimates related to Wales and England reveal that computer misuse and fraud incidents counted 4.7m during twelve months

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/6

After the Coincheck Incident, Cryptocurrencies Regain Profit

 

Coincheck is a cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo, they announced the loss of 58 billion yen in client assets because of an attack. That's the biggest

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/5

YouTube Ads Serving Up Crypto-Currency Mining Malicious Code

 

An ad campaign of malicious nature is circulating online, and it seemingly has got onto YouTube as well. The involved malware installs certain code

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/5

Swipes and Photos from Tinder can be Hacked

 

It can be very easy to hack Tinder photos as the application doesn't have the encryption facility, states one fresh report from Security Company

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/5

After the Disclosure of Phishing Attacks, all the Industries are at Risk

 

Another KnowBe4 investigation of phishing strategy about top industries reveals, small insurance firms have the highest rate of phishing-prone

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/2

Teen Boy Hacks into Social Media A/Cs of Cricketer Mohammad Siraj

 

An offensive act of facing a PC screen to take control over people's accounts, while using their private pictures or information with sinister

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/2

Bell Canada Informs its Customers about Hack into their Private Information

 

Bell Canada recently admitted that hackers got away with its customers' personal information. According to the telco, the stolen details included

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/1

For the purpose of Downloading Ransomware, Criminals Created SpriteCoin Cryptocurrency

 

SpriteCoin is said to be the latest cryptocurrency in the market, as promoted in the forum and it is sure that this will be quite beneficial for the

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/1

Another Console ‘PlayStation 4’ Compromised after the Nintendo Switch

 

In addition to the Nintendo Switch as homebrew enthusiasts' and hackers' popular target, the PlayStation 4 system is also attractive to

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SPAMfighter News 2018/2/1

2017 Witnessed 130bn Pounds Loss for Global Cyber-Crime Victims

 

A new research by Norton the computer security company reveals that during 2017, consumers suffered a loss of 130bn pounds across the world due to

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/31

New Idea of Spreading Malware- This Time it is the PDF Form of ‘Fire and Fury’

 

Fire and Fury havebecome very popular online, in the previous few weeks and now it has managed to draw criminal activity as well. The Donald Trump

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/31

Kids’ Apps in Play Store had Pornographic Malware

 

A fresh discovery about Google Play Store's content is that malware had infected some sixty children's applications. This malware, reportedly, aims

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/30

Theft of $400m Worth of Virtual Funds Earned Through ICOs due to Hacking

 

As Bitcoin prices intermittently hiked and declined in 2017, certain types of investors inclined towards one thriving tool for raising funds called

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/30

Good News for Book Lovers- Soon Play Store will Offer Audiobooks for Sale

 

Very soon audiobook's fans will have another choice, as Play Store of Google will be getting a dedicated section of audiobook soon, reported by

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/29

Dark Caracal’s Spying Program Created for Compromising Android Devices

 

The Electronic Frontier Foundation a civil rights syndicate doing works digitally and Lookout a cyber-security company jointly prepared a report and

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/29

A Good 40,000 Customers of OnePlus Affected with Card Data Breach

 

Though a very common thing now-a-days yet data breaches' seriousness hasn't subsided to any extent. Thus, when numerous end-users reported noting

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/26

Canadian Suspected of Spamming Twitch Facing Criminal Charges


The Canadian Broadcasting Company flashed that certain Twitch user in Canada is facing criminal charges that he apparently dispatched innumerable

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/26

Alex Bessell, The Hacker is put Behind Bars for the Offense of Cyber-Crime


A hacker has been imprisoned for two years for attacking Pokemon, Google and Skype by producing online Zombies. Alex Bessell, the 21 years old hacker

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/25

Lebanese Hackers that Spied on Targets from 21 Countries Exposed

 

The intelligence agency of Lebanon seemingly has been caught carrying out espionage operations against numerous people of whom military personnel

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/25

Alarming Bug in Apple Devices has been Found Causing Trouble

 

A link was shared in Twitter today afternoon, is exploiting bugs in all Apple devices and iOS. This bug is spreading via Messages app and is making

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/24

Hackers Target Crypto-Currency Exchanges in South Korea, Techniques Similar to WannaCry and SPE Attacks

 

According to one report, hackers receiving support of North Korea government have been found targeting customers of crypto-currency exchange in

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/24

Chrome Browser Extensions could be Malware Tainted

 

Security researchers recently found malicious software concealed inside 4 separate extensions used in the case of Google's Chrome Web-browser.

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/23

Your Computer will be Infected with Malware with False Spectre/Meltdown Patch

 

The Meltdown/Specter incident isn't finished yet, obviously not until everybody fixes both their OS and BIOS firmware. But, we are now starting to

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/23

New Robust Android Malware ‘Skygofree’ Filches WhatsApp Messages

 

Android users are being warned of malware 'Skygofree' that leaks messages on WhatsApp. According to security researchers, it is a powerful new

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/22

MaMi Malware Attacks- Settings of Mac OS X DNS is the Target

 

Security analysts found a new malware that can steal DNS settings. Named MaMi, after a pattern in the code of the program. Mac security analyst

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/22

Hackers Plunder $400K Worth Stellar Lumen Crypto-Currency

 

Hackers by hijacking a DNS managed to withdraw Stellar Lumen coins valuing $400K out of wallets that received their hosting service on

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/19

Miners of Virtual Currency Plant Malware on Web Servers

 

Security researchers, of late, noticed one fresh malware strain getting proliferated on the Web. Dubbed RubyMiner, the malicious program mines

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/19

India’s UN Representative’s Twitter Account Got Hacked

 

Syed Akbaruddin's Twitter account was hacked today morning. The Indian emissary to the UN declared that it might take more serious than a hack to

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/19

ICICI Bank Believes No Significant Threat from Mobile Banking Application Malware

 

ICICI Bank, this Saturday, admitted there was malicious software inside the mobile banking application it maintained, however, with no considerable

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/18

Russia-Tied Hackers ‘Fancy Bear’ Allegedly on Attack against World Governments

 

A cyber-security company, which works independently, reported on January 12 that the hackers' group tied to Russia which infiltrated the systems of

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/18

Malware in Play Store Prompts Google to Eliminate 60 Applications

 

Google recently cleaned its Play Store off sixty games following Checkpoint the security company detecting malware which exhibited adverts touting

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/17

WhatsApp Vulnerability Allows Hacking into Group Chats

 

According to researchers, the WhatsApp mobile messaging facility has been found with vulnerability which can let hackers eavesdrop into secret group

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/17

Sensitive Data were Stolen from the Computers by the Hackers of North Royalton

 

"Fruitfly" named malware program is created by a North Royalton citizen, which he utilized to worm its route to numerous computers across

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/17

Fourth Hacker Admits Involvement in Massive iCloud Leaks of 2014

 

Another hacker a fourth one is reportedly associated with and so accused of a hack into the iCloud A/Cs during 2014 which was responsible for the

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/16

Kotlin Language Programmed Malware makes Debut via Google Play App

 

The first malicious program created for Android phones for seizing information, executing ad frauds as well as registering end-users for top grade

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/16

ICO Fines Carphone Warehouse of UK 400K Pounds over 2015 Hack

 

United Kingdom's data watchdog recently fined Carphone Warehouse the mobile phone seller an amount of 400K pounds -slightly less than the 500,000

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/15

Toy Manufacturer VTech makes $650K Payment in Connection with 2015 Breach

 

Parents have been issued one more reminder in the current week about the way toys connected to the Internet are garnering plentiful private info of

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/15

Hackers have Figured Out How to Mine and Send Cryptocurrency to North Korea

 

Hackers of North Korea are using advanced technology and adopting latest method to make money. They are utilizing computer virus to make digital

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/15

Google Play Store Cleaned Off Infected Apps

 

Google recently removed over twenty applications from its authorized application marketplace the Play Store that contracted infection from LightsOut

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/12

Winter Olympic of 2018 is being Targeted by Fileless Malware, Utilizing Advanced Branded Tools

 

The Forthcoming Winter Olympic is on target by hackers with a malware campaign coordinated at the organization that gives infrastructure and other

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/12

Reddit Encounters Hack into its Intermediate Password Reset System

 

Reddit, which recently conducted a probe inside the office regarding an infiltration into its platform by cyber miscreants, has given out the

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/11

WannaCry Hero Forced to Confess

 

The "hero" creator of ransom software WannaCry being legally tried in USA for allegedly developing one other malicious program was forced

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/11

Phishing E-mail Leaks 30,000 Florida Medicaid Beneficiaries’ Data

 

The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) of Florida State is cautioning everyone about a phishing assault that gave its operators access to

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/11

Google Removes Malevolent Flashlight Applications from its Play Store

 

Almost 24 Android Flashlight along with associated utility applications had been eliminated from Google's Play Store following discovery of one

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/10

Quick Heal Detects Mobile Malware Android.Banker.A2f8a

 

Quick Heal Security Labs, which spotted the malware Banker A2f8a, states the program has been created for intercepting SMS messages, filching login

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/10

Google Apps Script Flaw Exploitable Resulting in Malware

 

Proofpoint in one fresh investigation outlines existing challenges to cyber security that are inbuilt to companies' offerings of SaaS

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/9

Satori Botnet’s Source Code Released on Pastebin

 

A hacker, of late, published one router exploit's working code; the router of Huawei and the exploit employed for the Satori network-of-bots to run.

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/9

Just Before the Yahoo Accounts were Hacked, Abedin Shared Passwords of State to Yahoo

 

The FBI released several sensitive emails that were with Clinton's top associate Huma Abedin,at the end of last week. She saved them in Anthony

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/9

Fakeapp Trojan Attacking Android Application of Uber

 

It is since ages that the Trojan Fakeapp, which targets Android phones, has been known to contaminate the mobile platform of Google in various

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/8

Rockingham County Schools Subject to Virus Attack

 

A few district school PCs of Rockingham County were compromised with one cyber-attack during December last. Dr. Rodney Shotwell Superintendent of

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/8

Forever 21 POS Devices Contract Malware Infections

 

Apparel retailer Forever 21 said in the end-week of December 2017 that malware infection on its point-of-sale machines resulted in hacking of data

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/5

Under High Security, Police Cameras of Washington, DC was Hacked

 

Around one-thirdsurveillance cameras of Washington were hacked before president's inauguration, authorities said Thursday. Two hackers from Romania

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/5

Nigerian Prince Phishing Fraud by a Man Leads to Arrest

 

A man aged 67, in New Orleans apparently assisted in defrauding people off dollars in the thousands while acting the middleman within certain

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/5

NiceHash Hack Leads to Loss of Around $60m in BTC

 

Hackers possibly made a catch of $60m in Bitcoin after they launched a cyber assault on NiceHash a platform for mining crypto-currency. Customers

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/4

Hacking of Smart-Phones Easy Through Sensor Data

 

One fresh research has found that sensors such as proximity, gyroscope and accelerometer existing in smart-phones enable hackers to infiltrate the

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/4

Hackers Compromise Nintendo Switch, Illegitimate Homebrew Games Installed

 

Germany was host to certain hacking conference, of late, where a tinkerers' group exploited a peculiar feature inside a chip of the Nintendo Switch

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/3

Truecaller Spots 40 Million Spam Phone-Numbers During Current Year

 

Truecaller in its annual report published in December 2017 presents an insight of the increase in spam phone-calls over the past 12 months around

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/3

The Asserted Hackers were Hit Back by CARDI B in a most Ideal Way

 

Offset became victim to the hack of iCloud during the Christmas weekend and Cardi B, his fiancée is PISSED. The rapper's legal advisor told TMZ,

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/3

Smart Speakers Another IoT Vulnerable to Hack

 

Security researchers recently showed the way hackers could attack home speakers connected to the Internet for doing mischief, identifying details of

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/2

Year 2017 a Witness of Destructive Hacks

 

With increasing number of people and machines currently going online, valuable data has become susceptible to hackers' attacks that have malevolent

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/2

Hacking Smart-Phone Sensor Data Reveals the Device’s PIN

 

The sensor instruments inside smart-phones namely proximity, gyroscope and accelerometer are potentially vulnerable in security since cyber-security

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/1

RBI to Monitor Network Security, Payment Systems of Banks

 

Governments in India store diverse and massive volumes of data on their websites, PC servers as well as computer networks. Such organizations, each

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/1

Ransomware Assault Hits a Kerala Bank

 

A branch of Mercantile Bank in Kerala was reportedly hit with a WannaCry ransomware assault on December 26. According to police, the attack targeted

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SPAMfighter News 2018/1/1

A Congress Committee Member of Nagaland got Arrested for Fraudulent

 

The cyber crime department puts DiethoRhakho, the present president of Congress committee, Dimapur district behind the bars for making and uploading

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