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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/14

Windows Ransomware Hit Apple’s Iphone Processor Maker in Taiwan

 

TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) has been forced to shut down its operations on the first week of August due to a malware attack in

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/14

Paypal Users are Targeted by a New Phishing Scam

 

Security experts warned that, the users of PayPal should be careful from a scam email that is designed for installing malware on user's computer. As

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/14

Hackers Employ Crypto-Mining Malware to Contaminate More Than 210K Mikrotik Routers

 

Security researchers recently uncovered a surge of attacks wherein hackers exploited many vulnerable routers forming a network for proliferating

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/13

Phishers’ Gang Attacks Businesses and Rips off 15m Card Numbers

 

Through one targeted phishing assault that unleashed malware, FIN7 -name of a group- hijacked 3,600 businesses via online operation and ripped off

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/13

Multiple Cves are Exploited by the New Cryptomining Malware - ‘Zombieboy’

 

ZombieBoy, the latest cryptomining malware, is on prowl. James Quinn, a security researcher, found the latest strain of cryptomining malware named

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/10

Ios Phishing Scam Exploiting the iCloud Email Addresses

 

It looks like the scammers are specifically targeting the Apple users. Soon after the previous issue (within a month), we came to know about another

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/10

Hundreds of Russian Companies Attacked with Extremely Personalized Spear-Phishing E-Mails

 

An advanced and newly-launched phishing campaign is reportedly aiming attack on Russian companies representing various industrial sectors. The

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/10

Google Play Rid off Nearly 150 Android Applications Carrying Malware Tailored for Windows

 

Following one report that Palo Alto Networks the security firm provided, Google recently cleaned its authorized Play Store off 145 Android

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/9

Spam Popularity as much as When First Started

 

F-Secure the cyber-security company based in Helsinki states that spam continues to be the preferred scheme for infecting people's computers with

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/9

Def Con Conference to Scrutinize Election Websites with the Help of Child Hackers

 

WIRED has reported that at the conference of Def Con hacker next week, a contest has been organized for the child hackers to hack replicas of the

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/8

Malware Attack Hits Two Alaskan Municipalities

 

An advanced strain of malware has just crippled computers within two municipalities within Alaska during a cyber assault, which according to

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/8

Forty Years on and Cyber-Criminals Still Prefer Spamming Mails

 

The starting of a spam mail is now four decades past. Still we find cyber-criminals prefer spamming messages just as much for the distribution of

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/8

Few Reddit Employees Accounts got Compromised Leading to a Hack

 

Recently, Reddit announced that their employee accounts, which were on the cloud and source code hosting providers, were hacked. This has led to the

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/7

Unitypoint Health Encountered a Phishing Attack

 

Email system of UnityPoint Health encountered a phishing attack, which may lead to compromising of health and personal data of over million patients

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/7

Reward of $10,000 by HP to Researchers for Hacking Their Printers

 

In its recent announcement, the tech giant, HP, has given an open invitation to the security researchers to hack their printers. If the researcher

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/6

US Network of COSCO was Hit by a Ransomware Attack

 

One of the largest shipping giant of world falls prey to a ransomware attack, when its American network was taken down, which might lead to millions

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/6

Prisoners Hacked the Jpay System to Add Credit to their Accounts

 

As per Jeffrey Ray, spokesman of Idaho Department of Corrections, an inquiry shows that the JPay system has been hacked by over 360 inmates for

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/6

Cyber Attacks Using ‘Fileless’ Mode Rapidly Increasing During 2018: Mcafee

 

According to McAfee Labs, cyber-criminals have been found executing more and more of "fileless" attacks during the current year as they

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/3

Manitobans, Beware of Fraud Emails Asking for an Extortion Amount - RCMP

 

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has issued a warning for the public regarding the threat being caused by the email scam. Manitobans are

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/3

Insufficient Router Security has People in India Prone to Cyber Assaults

 

The latest research report by digital security firm Avast states that many Indians, about 32%, haven't ever gone to the web admin protocol for

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/2

New Trojan Installer Designed to Attack Enterprises

 

In an instance like never before that emphasizes the rapid evolution of threat scenario, security firm Seqrite just thwarted an extremely advanced

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/2

Huge Botnet - Comprising More Than 18,000 Huawei Routers – was Created by Anarc

 

A huge botnet, comprising more than 18,000 routers, was created by a malware author in one single day. Security researchers of NewSky Security were

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/2

Browserspy Poses a Threat to Vietnam by Infecting Lakhs of Computers

 

Bkav Technology Group revealed that a malware called BrowserSpy was being discovered by their virus monitoring system on 26 July. The malware, as

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/1

Tick Group’s Malware Attack Strikes Again

 

Palo Alto Networks Unit 42, in its report of June 2018, mentioned that weak supply chain security may have been exploited, by a threat group named

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SPAMfighter News 2018/8/1

Alive Hospice Falls Prey to Phishing Attacks

 

Two employees of Alive Hospice based in Tennessee, fell victim to a phishing attack. This potentially breached the patient data for 1 to 4 months.

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/31

New Malware Attack Abuses Code-Authorizing Certificates

 

ESET an anti-virus vendor has spotted one fresh malware attack which manipulates digital certificates to have the attackers gain advantage. The

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/31

Cyberattacks on Three Congressional Candidates of 2018 Stopped, Says Microsoft

 

During a panel in Aspen Security Forum, a Microsoft executive revealed about attempted cyber-intrusions by the hackers on three Congressional

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/30

Ransomware Currently Replaced with Crypto-Currency Mining Malware as Cyber-Criminal’s Preferred Tool

 

Skybox Security the cyber-security management leader worldwide has published the six-monthly update of its Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/30

Ransomware Assaults Target Hotel, Hospital in Navi Mumbai

 

One year following a ransomware assault against JNPT (Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust), two new ones are reported having occurred inside Navi Mumbai.

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/27

Labcorp the Blood Testing Organization Confirms Targeted Hack

 

The largest laboratories' network LabCorp in USA where blood samples are tested declared July 16 that hackers broke into the IT network of the lab

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/27

Kids’ Online Game Roblox Hacked to Display Horrific Animations

 

The Hell provides one special place to human beings for whom it is amusing to rape one minor girl's avatar within the virtual world that small kids

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/27

Beware of Cyber Hackers While Travelling to the Airports

 

Business travelers should think twice before connecting their company device to the Wi-Fi network connections at the airport, as this may invite all

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/26

U.S. Voting Machines are Installed with Remote-Access Software – Confirms Manufacturer


Right now, the primary thought engulfing everyone's mind is election hacking, courtesy - the much-talked-about controversy of 2016 Presidential

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/26

The Latest Ethereum Network Spam Resulted in Huge Expenditure of $15m


There's yet again congestion growing on the Ethereum network, apparently because of spam outbreaks. The spam occurred from innumerable transactions

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/25

Trump Sides with Russia’s Non-Interference in 2016 Election


The malicious software, which intelligence agents of Russia allegedly planted on the Democratic National Committee servers, reportedly stayed there

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/25

Aadhaar Databases Safe from Hacking


Many reported incidents about hacking into Aadhaar data have come in that have drawn a significant amount of public attention during recent years.

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/25

‘Lumunositylink RAT’ Helps Steal Files, Documents after Illegitimately Accessing Pcs


A young man belonging to Kentucky recently admitted guilt towards writing and spreading "LumunosityLink" one widely accepted malware for

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/24

Selena Gomez’s Hacker Indicted

 

According to Police Department of Los Angeles, a woman from New Jersey, aged 21, was accused this past week because she allegedly hacked the

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/24

A Strange Malware Campaign Attacked Indian Iphones

 

Cisco Talos has found an exceedingly targeted campaign put against 13 Indian iPhones which were allegedly utilized by VVIPs. The hacker, for this

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/23

U.S President Denounces DNC Regarding Russian Hack


Ms. Donna Brazile ex-interim chairwoman of DNC (Democratic National Committee) made a statement July 15 that it was important President Donald Trump

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/23

Twitter will Eliminate Innumerable Followers to Curb Fake Accounts


During a worldwide initiative to bust automated and fake A/Cs, a statement by Twitter, July12, 2018, suggests it'll start eliminating locked A/Cs that

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/23

Ticketmaster Hack through Compromise of Intermediate Service Firm


The hacking attack on Ticketmaster in June that resulted in exposure of credit card information belonging to 400,000 consumers happened to be from

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/20

Marcy’s Alerts Customers Regarding Online Data Break

 

Some online users of Macy's became targets of data robbery, including ATM card numbers, following a break in the retailer's

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/20

Hacker Gains Access to Sensitive Details about US Drones

 

A hacker (identity unknown) managed accessing certain extremely critical details regarding Reaper drones, a hundred-and-more of which defense

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/19

Medical Doctor Hacks Bank Accounts, Uses Stolen Money to Buy Cars

 

Michael Thompson Williams, a medical doctor, aged 26, was prosecuted on July 9 at a court under the Ikeja Magistrate's jurisdiction because he stole

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/19

Israel’s Bancor Latest Crypto Exchange Hacked, Suffers USD23.5m Loss of Crypto Tokens

 

A company trading crypto-currencies and named as Bancor while promoting an exchange service in a decentralized fashion recently became a victim of

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/19

Hackers can Buy Organizations’ Credentials Cheap from RDP Stores

 

The Advanced Threat Research group of McAfee lately found that hackers were able to invade a lot of organizations which operated with easily cracked

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/18

Leading PUBG Streamer Discovers One Hacker, who has Unlimited Time

 

A well-known PUBG Twitch streamer, Michael "Shroud" Grzesiek, recognized for his talented play and brisk reflexes, recently performed

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/18

A Hack into Timehop Reveals Data Seized off Innumerable User Accounts

 

A Facebook app called Timehop resurfaces long time created posts and photographs on the website. This particular app, on July 8, revealed a hack

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/17

Twitter Suspends Undesirable Account in its Drive to Stop False Information

 

Twitter recently blocked over 1m suspicious as well as fake accounts on a daily basis with the aim at stopping any false information that flowed in,

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/17

Rakhni Trojan Turns Acute as it can Attack with Crypto mining or Ransomware

 

Digital-currency-themed malware comes in several ranges of shapes and kinds. Categorizing from ransomware to extracting malware and also crypto

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/17

Cyber Thieves Hack Gas Station at Detroit, Steal Gas worth 600 Gallons

 

Detroit cops are on trail to catch two persons they doubt were able in compromising one gas pump while get away with 600 gallons-and-more of $1,800

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/16

Presidency’s Website Invaded, No Information about Hacker

 

The Presidency's portal which reportedly got hacked and remained so for some part of Saturday, July 7, had been rectified same day when it again

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/16

After an Outage Problem at Singtel

 

An outage at Singtel is yet unresolved, say local residents in spite of the telecom giant claiming about its services being completely regained on

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/13

Whatsapp to Separate Mass Spam from Genuine Missives

 

WhatsApp, a popular platform for social media is about to sieve forwarded messages to separate mass spam from legitimate messages. Globally, the

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/13

Powerful ‘Smoke Loader’ Updated with yet Another Infection Method

 

A malware with extreme prowess that helps spread threats such as crypto-currency mining malware, ransomware and Trojans has been made up to date

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/13

Player of Croatia and Liverpool, Dejanlovren’s Social Media Account got Hacked

 

Some family photos and identity card image of Liverpool's defender were recovered from the PC of Selkirk's Peter Doswell, 22. He confessed

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/12

Extremely Stupid Malware Targets Fans of Cryptocurrency Utilizing Macs

 

Security analysts have found a new type of malware of macOS, being publicized on cryptocurrencylinked chat group of Slack and Discord. Creator of

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/12

Clipboard Hijacking Malware Monitors 2.3m Crypto Wallet Addresses

 

The world of crypto-currencies has become a place for malware attacks often-and-on where the malware creators seek easy money. One such malware

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/11

RJD Leader says Bihar CM Hacked his Facebook Account


Tej Pratap Yadav, leader of RJD (Rashtriya Janata Dal), July 2, blamed Nitish Kumar Chief Minister of Bihar with charges of hacking into the formers

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/11

Israel Blames Hamas for Hacking Mobile Phones of the Formers Soldiers


The military of Israel blamed Hamas the Islamist collective of Palestine on July 3 alleging it attempted at infiltrating Israeli soldiers' mobile

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/11

A ‘Fortnite’ Cheating Software that Contains Malicious Adware


Malware authors along with scammers enjoy capitalizing on widely-played games' demand for trapping unsuspecting victims. Such is an unprecedented

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/10

Mirror Publisher Fills up Funds to Manage the Fallout of Phone-Hacking

 

The Sunday People, Sunday Mirror and Daily Mirror publisher filled up its finance for managing claims of telephone-hacking against its daily

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/10

Hacker Student gets Probation for Changing Grades

 

An erstwhile student of University of Kansas broke into PC-system of the school after which he altered his grades that actually showed him failing

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/9

Lil Yachty, Victim of Hack Threatened with Dishonor

 

On June 27, some Twitter users in a group hacked Lil Yachty. The group, which claims its name as Thug Organization, consists of Neel, Rey, Terror

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/9

Hackers Potentially Seized Adidas’ Website

 

It's being suspected that Adidas the sporting brand's website is under hackers' control. The company stated June 28 that cyber thugs probably got

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/9

Fresh Macos Malware OSX.Dummy Targets Crypto-Currency Investors

 

Hackers by employing a MacOS malicious program target people investing in crypto-currencies who utilize both chat platforms namely Discord and

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/6

US, Russia and France Separately Bid Extradition of Cyber-Crime Suspect


France in support of the stance by Russia and United States too wants one cyber-crime suspect of Russian origin to be extradited after his arrest past

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/6

Crypto Mining for Mobile is a Malware which is a Threat For Smartphones


Industrial companies say cybersecurity is a prime concern, even though most hope to become a victim of a cybersecurity event. But, how important it

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/5

Ukraine Discloses, Hackers of Russia Preparing Gigantic Malware Strike

 

Russian hackers are infecting Ukrainian organizations with malicious software to make "secondary doors" for a huge, composed attack, as

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/5

Twitter Posts Fresh Announcement to Sanitize its Platform

 

Twitter underscores new account creators to furnish their phone numbers and e-mail ids so that it can prevent creation of inauthentic accounts,

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/5

Clients of Ticketmaster Affected with Malware Attacking the Company’s Website

 

An alert has been issued for innumerable customers of Ticketmaster in New Zealand and Australia advising they examine their bank A/Cs after

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/4

South Korean Man Hacking Overwatch to Serve Priso

 

A South Korean man, aged 28, will be serving prison for a year because he had hacked Overwatch. The declared punishment, which Dot Esports and SBS

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/4

FireEye Says it didn’t Hack Back into Chinese Attackers’ Laptops

 

FireEye the cyber-security company based in USA has refuted claims which the entire past week have been spreading across social media regarding

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/3

The Surveillance Car of $5 Million Hacks Iphones from Just 500 Meters

 

A surveillance company of Cyprus declared to have manufactured a car with latest snooping kit which can contaminate Google and Apple telephones from

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/3

The Conflict between Nintendo and Switch Hackers is Increasing Rapidly

 

In the previous few years received wisdom, the days of malicious content kiddie are a distant memory. The present hackers are just inspired by

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/3

Lazarus Group from North Korea Attacks with Manuscrypt-Tainted Documents

 

A cyber-criminals' syndicate named Lazarus Group reported to be located in North Korea has been found targeting South Korea in the neighborhood with

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/2

Masterchef Finalist in Australia Defrauded, Homeless Following Hack

 

In a tragedy befalling an erstwhile contestant of MasterChef who was defrauded off A$250,000 in a hacking incident, she along with family is now

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SPAMfighter News 2018/7/2

6 Men were Captured in Coimbatore for Phishing ATM

 

The gang of six-member, whosteal debit card information from ATMs in Coimbatore,utilizing micro camera and skimmer and drained Rs19lakh from users

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/29

New Mylobot Malware Circulating to Infect Pcs

 

One fresh malware campaign has been detected amassing PCs for building a botnet while enabling total hold over the infected systems to the

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/29

Hackers from China Dig-Out a Way to Satellite, Telecoms Firms and Defense

 

A China -- situated hacking team is pursuing a surveillance campaign againstthousands of organizations in the Southeast Asia and USA. Cybersecurity

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/29

Apple Dismisses Hacks through Brute Force into Ios

 

Apple's persistent approach towards protection of its customers with respect to their privacy by means of upholding encryption and security remains

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/28

BT Distributes Bulk E-mails, Gets Heavily Fined

 

The data regulating body of UK imposed a fine on British Telecom (BT) for sending e-mails to consumers for gathering donations for charitable

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/28

Bitcoin Returns to Circulation Even after It Crashed Since Exchange Hack

 

Even after one recent breach into the Bithumb exchange in South Korea crashing the Bitcoin crypto-currency, the digital coin reportedly returned to

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/28

Android Users Becoming Contaminated with Fake Fortnite Game Versions

 

The widely played online game "Fortnite" has been found infected with malware thus serving fake Android versions. The app's Android

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/27

Former CIA Employee is Accused of Leaking of Classified Tool for Hacking

 

The former software engineer of CIA suspected to have disclosed massive, very-confidentialpile of hacking tool of U.S. and WikiLeaks source code has

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/27

For EOS Vulnerability a Massive Trade Hack has been Expected by Professor of Cornell University

 

After granulating to stop inside 48hours of first main net initiation, the EOS blockchain may've gone live for 2nd time, however the way developers

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/26

World Cup Spectators are Exploited by Phishing Campaign of ‘Wallchart’

 

Consumers are being targeted by 2 phishing campaigns the FIFA World Cup and its one long-lasting associate both, Adidas. First campaign endeavors to

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/26

Typeframe Malware Indicative of North Korean Cyber Operations

 

US-CERT (United States Computer Emergency Response Team) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in USA has cautioned of one more malware

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/26

Bitdefender Uncovers New Stealthy Malware Zacinlo that Features Persistence

 

One fresh strain of treacherous malicious program with the feature of persistence is spreading adware onto people's computers globally as it also

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/25

Liberty Financial Services, Victim of Hack, Insurance Company Confirms

 

Liberty Financial Services an insurance company in South Africa stated on June 16 that reacting to a hacking attack against IT infrastructure of the

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/25

Irish Businesses Hit with Cyber-Crime as Top Economic Crime

 

Fresh study by PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) reveals that crimes hitting businesses are increasing. It further reveals that Irish businesses are hit

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/22

Hacker Intruded Virginia State Agency Portal

 

A malicious actor hacked the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality; however according to a spokeswoman of the agency, the attack could

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/22

Fire Tvs of Amazon Overrun with Extracting Malware

 

Recently to prevent cryptocurrency extracting malware from functioning on the gadgets of naïve users, Apple andGoogle have applied new policies.

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/22

AI Startup Organization Handling DOD Project gets Hacked

 

Clarifai a nascent artificial intelligence (AI) company based in New York was handling a project named Maven of the Department-of-Defense, secretly

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/21

Dixons Carphone-Parent And Subsidiary Victims of Hacks

 

A new incidence of big company hack is the unauthorized access of credit and debit card information belonging to almost 6m clients of Dixons

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/21

Cyber Crooks Win Big with Crypto-Jacking Malware

 

A new research reveals how cyber crooks churn revenue via forcible means to get people's computers as well as other devices, notably smart-phones,

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/20

White House Confirms Via Email, Head of Staff Was a Victim of Hacking Earlier


An email acquired under the Freedom of Information Act affirmed that attackers hacked email account of John Kelly, White House Chief of Staff, during

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/20

VPNFilter Malware is More Dangerous than the Earlier One


On 25th May, the FBI requested everyone to restart our routers. The reason behind this requisitionis another innovative malware and simple

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SPAMfighter News 2018/6/20

Bugs Enables Hackers to Produce Apple Software Look Alike Malware


Security analysts on Tuesday disclosed a technique that could've enabled hackers to dodge an extensive variety of commercial items intended to shield

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