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Partnerstroka scam group makes its move with another Browlock variant

Partnerstroka scam group makes its move with another Browlock variant

An influx of newer tech support fraud made specifically for latest Google Chrome Windows users are permeating. The group that’s responsible belong to Partnerstroka, which has been a major key player when it comes to impersonating as tech support representatives and making a fool out of their victims. Their threat arsenal just got larger with...
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Phishing Prevention

Phishing via Misspelling

Phishing via Misspelling Phishing, no matter what form it takes is now considered to be the #1 security threat affecting users and their devices. While most phishing techniques have remained a stable cyber-attack over the years, affecting users on computers for as long as the internet has been around, hackers have learned to take advantage...
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Cloud Security Services

Cloud Security Services: How Secure Are They?

Cloud Security Services: How Secure Are They? The steady rise on popularity of cloud security services among businesses show no signs of slowing down, and it is only natural at this point to ask this relevant question: which one carries the heavier blame during a security breach? To answer, most cloud security breaches resulted from...
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Netflix phishing scams

Fake Netflix Scams Love Free Subscriptions

Fake Netflix Scams Love Free Subscriptions Netflix phishing scams have been around for years, but researchers warn the public of a newer scam that sends its victims to malicious Netflix-looking sites with TLS certificates. Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificate, a successor to SSL, is an Internet protocol that enables privacy, integrity and protection of data...
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Anti Malware programs

Malvertisement: The Covert Advert

Malvertising Sounds like a mouthful, I know. But it’s a word-blend (postmanteau) between Malware and Advertising. To put it simply, the use of online advertisement to spread Malware. Malvertising is what occurs when online advertising is used to spread malwares. Malvertising is what ensues when attackers purchase ad spaces in famous or legitimate websites and...
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SamSam Ransomware

SamSam Ransomware is back with New Variant

SamSam Ransomware is back with New Variant Considered as the most infamous and well-known ransomware today, which alone stole over $325,000 in just 4 weeks since its first appearance last January, SamSam ransomware is back with a new plot in mind. Now it asks for the attacker’s password first before infection. Researchers found this particular...
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Cheating Winner Malware Winner

Cheating Winner Malware Winner

Cheating Winner Malware Winner Is there by any chance that you like to play multiplayer competitive games online, like Fortnite and PUBG? Then most players who are competitive in skills and spirit encounter overeager players who are taking advantage of glitches and cheats provided by 3rd party unauthorized programs. This trend has been going on...
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Coordinated Cyber-Attacks

Coordinated Cyber-Attacks known as #OpQatar Terrorizes Qatar Once Again

The ongoing Gulf feud between the small but rich country of Qatar versus its biggest friends and neighbouring countries of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain continued their year-long conflict with more cyber-attacks in mind. #OpQatar Hacks are targeting and leaking sensitive information from their citizens and agencies once again. #OpQatar reached mainstream media on...
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Tech Support Scams

Alarming Increase of Tech Support Scams – And How NOT To Be Fooled

It is undeniably normal and, in most cases, smart that we seek help from tech support for any hardware/software issues we come across with, but with how scammers evolved lately, it is not surprising even tech support scams are on a dramatic rise over the last couple of years. Based on the records released by...
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malware virus protection

Mac-specific malware: the false sense of security with Macs

Recent research shows, with the widespread use of Apple devices, Mac-specific malware and viruses are now widespread. Apple Macs were once thought to be safer than Windows. Hackers found it more worthwhile to target Windows based operating systems with malware and viruses. A recent study conducted by a veritable IT security firm reported Mac-specific malware...
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