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Phishing Attack

Unorthodox Phishing Attack Aimed at Financial Employees in US and UK

A recently discovered phishing campaign has been targeting financial sector employees in the U.S. and UK with remote access trojan payloads stored on a Google Cloud Storage domain.   Researchers that the campaign seeks to infect PCs and other endpoints by tricking victims into clicking on malicious links that lead to .zip or .gz archive...
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China Spy Chips

China Spy Chips Embedded in US Tech Servers

Tech Companies have ardently denied Bloomberg’s declaration that China’s Super Micro gave them hardware loaded with spy chips, but that isn’t stopping all sorts of accusations from pouring in.   Bloomberg claims it has obtained documents from security researcher Yossi Appleboum that reportedly show evidence of an unnamed major US telecom finding “modified hardware” from...
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NewsNow Hacked: User Passwords Exposed

NewsNow Hacked: User Passwords Exposed

NewsNow, the popular news aggregation site just suffered a huge data breach that may have resulted in exposing their users’ encrypted passwords.   The news aggregator failed to mention anything about the breach on its site or on any of its social media accounts. It is reportedly notifying affected customers via email: —– “We are...
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Trusted SSL/TLS Certificates: The New Tool for Domain Spoofers

Trusted SSL/TLS Certificates: The New Tool for Domain Spoofers

The holiday season is fast approaching – this is just the perfect opportunity for cybercriminals to scam shoppers out of their hard-earned money. According to Experian data, online shopping fraud attacks rose 30 percent in 2017 from 2016. Online shoppers can be totally duped in a number of unsuspecting ways – Phishing emails may be...
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US$7.5M Worth of CryptoCurrencies stolen from Trade.io

US$7.5M Worth of CryptoCurrencies stolen from Trade.io

Cyber Criminals have effectively pulled back 1.3 million of the stolen tokens. The Swiss cryptographic money trade is as yet exploring the reason for the rupture. Switzerland-based digital money trade Trade.io endured a break that brought about programmers taking around 50 million TIO (Trade.io tokens) from one of its wallets that was held in cool...
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Phishing : UK Tax Refund Scheme

Phishing: UK Tax Refund Scheme

Cybercriminals are getting an early start by promising U.K. computer users a sizable tax refund in an attempt to steal their personal data. Recipients of the email scam, which appeared to come from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) the U.K. government department responsible for collecting taxes, were told to visit a gateway portal to...
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UK News Sites Fall Victim to Domain Spoofing

UK News Sites Fall Victim to Domain Spoofing

A new study from DNS-based cyber threat intelligence firm DomainTools has exposed how cyber attackers are now using domain-squatting to spread disinformation and fake news to the public as well. After analysing domains associated with leading UK media outlets – BBC News, The Guardian, Sky News, ITV News, and the Daily Mail – the firm...
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Navigation Hacking: A Rising Threat in Modern Technology

Navigation Hacking: A Rising Threat in Modern Technology

With today’s modern technology, long drives are a thing of the past. Traveling and navigating is as easy as typing the location into your mobile device and voila! You now have a clear path towards your destination. It’s all thanks to the good ol’ GPS (Global Positioning System). As long as you have your smartphone...
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Credit Card Info

MageCart Script Injected to Suck Out Credit Card Info

It appears that MageCart strikes again, but this time the target was a popular electronics retails store online which is Newegg. MageCart previously was behind the breach of British Airlines and Feedify. It was reported that MageCart has been stealing payment information from credit cards for over a month since it was injected according to...
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UAE SIM-swap Scam

UAE SIM-swap Scam

Several banks in the UAE are now being tasked to warn their customers against a newly developing fraudulent scheme that exposes valuable banking information. These fraudsters can gain access to anyone’s text (SMS) notifications and OTPs (One Time Passwords) from their mobile devices. All they need to pull off this malicious SIM activity is a...
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