Deleted Facebook Cybercrime Groups Had 300,000 Members

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 22:38:32 +0000

Hours after being alerted by KrebsOnSecurity,¬†Facebook¬†last week deleted almost 120 private discussion groups totaling more than 300,000 members who flagrantly promoted a host of illicit activities on the social media network’s platform. The scam groups facilitated a broad spectrum of shady activities, including spamming, wire fraud, account takeovers, phony tax refunds, 419 scams, denial-of-service attack-for-hire services and botnet creation tools. The average age of these groups on Facebook’s platform was two years.

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A state of constant uncertainty or uncertain constancy? Fast flux explained

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:00:00 +0000

Although often seen as an illegal cybercriminal tactic, the methodology behind fast flux is actually far from evil. So how is it being abused? Read on to learn more.

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