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Danabot Phishing Scam
Yet another sensational Phishing operation has been identified, and is targeting users with bogus bill statements from MYOB. MYOB (Mind Your Own Business) is a multinational corporation based in Australia. They provide taxation, accounting and other similar business services software to small and medium businesses. So its primary concentration of targets is of course, in...
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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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Hurricane Florence Cyber Security Scams
It would seem that Cyber Criminals have no sense of self-respect or humane characteristics after all. As Hurricane Florence rips through North and South Carolina in the US, scammers and threat actors will very likely look to exploit this natural calamity for financial gain or other malicious purposes, as warned by an interstate cyber security...
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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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Mobile Apps as Spyware
Spies in the Digital World: Mobile Apps as Spyware? Have you ever heard of the times when Siri of Apple, Amazon of Alexa, Google Home of Google, and possibly Cortana of Microsoft were said to be listening to their consumers’ conversations even without these private virtual assistants being used? Sounds like a spyware. These concerns...
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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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A hole in a shoe was a hole in cyber security
Adidas US Site: A hole in a shoe was a hole in Cyber Security It was just last 28th of June when the German based brand sporting supplies giant Adidas announced that there were unauthorized party that claims to have possessed limited data associated with certain Adidas consumers. What are included in the data breach?...
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Trojan-like Chrome Extension Steals Bank Account Data
Visiting Google, Apple, Amazon or other legitimate online markets for downloading software content are, at best, safe. But although they are official sources we’ve come to fully accept and familiarize about, these are things which aren’t 100% safe. Take for example, a recent Google Chrome Extension called “Desbloquear Conteúdo” (Portuguese for “Unblock contents”), masquerades as...
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A group of phishing criminals called Silver Terrier originating from Nigeria was known to change its tactics to improve its success rate on getting more victims. The group is not known to conduct sophisticated phishing attacks, and they still heavily rely on email phishing campaigns. However the group seemed to be dedicated to do more...
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We have to be aware on how our private information and security is being handled. Crypto currency exchanges are no exception, because malicious attacks such as phishing and its kind exist, and have already found a way to exploit the technology. Aside from technology being exploited, the general public is also a key aspect for...
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