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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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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/30

UAE Cautions about Malicious PDF Files Entering E-mail, WhatsApp Accounts


In the most recent series of malware, officials of UAE are currently cautioning the public for exercising vigilance as they click anonymous files

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/30

Fancy Bear the Russian Hackers’ Syndicate Attacks Hundreds of Media Reporters


Pavel Lobkov television anchor of Russia would in a while start his show just then he came to know that his messages of the most intimate kind were

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/29

Maryland Man Admits to Committing Number of Cyber Attacks

 

Zachary Buchta from Maryland having connections with global hacking gangs and victimizing thousands of people admitted to charges of conspiracy in

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/29

Malware Mining Crypto-Currency is Targeting Users of Facebook Messenger

 

According to security researchers, a malware that mines crypto-currency is trying to exploit users of Facebook Messenger. The attack campaign is

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/28

Phishing Scams Target Singapore Airlines, DBS Bank Customers

 

On December 20, 2017, police reported that phishing e-mails supposedly from Singapore Airlines and DBS Bank were landing inside the mailboxes of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/28

EtherDelta a Crypto-Currency Exchange Cautions Customers about Hackers’ Assaults

 

Widely visited crypto-currency exchange EtherDelta is no longer providing its services following an attack that seems to have struck

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/28

Around 100000 Kiwis in Worldwide Uber Breach Case

 

Around 100,000 New Zealand clients and drivers were hooked up with a huge hack on transport organization Uber; the news of breach of security was

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/27

Warning of Malware Breach was Issued by SISA the Renowned Security Firm

 

On Tuesday, SISA the security firm alerted all banks and those who initiate payments, to change passwords for staffs that can access payment server.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/27

US Government Declares North Korea Directly behind the WannaCry Outbreaks

 

The administration of Donald Trump, on December 18, told the public that the PC-worm WannaCry's outbreaks were the work of North Korea as it

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/27

James Brown of CBS, Talked about the Porn Tweet Happened on Twitter Hack

 

The 66 years old CBS's The NFL Today host James Brown claimed that his Twitter account was hacked on Sunday and a porn video was uploaded in his

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/26

Uber Breached Rivals’ Trade Secrets, Former Manager Alleges

 

A stirring letter by an erstwhile security specialist with Uber which certain federal judge unsealed on December 15 reveals an accusation by the

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/26

As Crypto-Currency Valuations Rise, Hackers’ Key Targets are the Exchanges

 

Leading economists from Europe collectively said that there was no threat of damage from Bitcoin to healthy finance while it wouldn't shake

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/26

Fresh Android Malware ‘Loapi’ Capable of Burning the Phone

 

'Loapi' is the latest mobile malware capable of damaging phones in case it's not eliminated from the appliances. The malware works by downloading

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/22

Hackers Tied to North Korea Target Crypto-Currency Dealers

 

On December 16, Bitcoin's prices made one fresh record as it got a high $19,000 value per one BTC, while it appears that North Korea will cash in on

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/22

Facebook Targeting Engagement Bait for Reducing ‘Like’ Spam

 

Facebook the popular social-networking website has engaged in non-stop monitoring of users' content to let only worthy matters remain on its space.

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/22

Congress Nominee of Surat fears of Hacking EVM through Wi-Fi

 

The Wi-Fi connection of the Gandhi Engineering Collage's campus, which is situated in Surat in Athwa Lines, was terminated, after the candidate of

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/21

Union Bank all Ready for Digital Transformation

 

Union Bank in the Philippines under Aboitiz, similar to the majority of big banks across the island may go digital. The bank is all ready to face

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/21

Retailers Top on Cyber-Attack Target Index

 

EMEA, Cogeco Peer 1's Vice-President Susan Bowen who's also the company's General Manager highlights the malware and other cyber-attacks, which

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/20

Tenable Drops Functionalities of New Product, Faces Clients’ Displeasure

 

Tenable a cyber-security company finds it troublesome dealing with clients ever-since it cut down certain functionalities of its latest product,

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/20

Plant Operation was Stopped by the Hacker in Case of Watershed Cyber Attack

 

As stated by cyber investigator and the software organization itself that were targeted said, the hackers operate for nation-state; thrash this

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/20

Cyber Security Mission of DHS Overhauled with Passage of Bill in U.S House

 

The legislative body of U.S House recently approved an act which would organize afresh the cyber-security mission of Department of Homeland

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/19

Hack at an Australian Airport Linked to Vietnamese Man

 

A male of Vietnamese national, aged 31, is facing an imprisonment sentence being involved in executing a hack, which compromised Perth International

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SPAMfighter News 2017/12/19

Banks are targeted from Moscow continues to Utah, hackers related to the Russians

 

As per the cyber security firm from Moscow who runs world's largest cyber forensics lab in East Europe, $10 million were stolen from bank of U.S and

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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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