Plugin vulnerabilities exploited in traffic monetization schemes

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

The latest round of vulnerable WordPress plugins leads to an active traffic monetization campaign via hacked websites.

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A week in security (December 31, 2018 – January 6, 2019)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 17:33:05 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from December 31, 2018 to January 6, 2019, including fresh breaches in the New Year, mobile malware, GandCrab, and how we remembered 2018.

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Tomorrowland festival goers affected by data breach

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 17:27:32 +0000

A data breach from a 2014 Tomorrowland electronic music festival has affected up to 60,000 event-goers caught up in the action.

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Scammers use old browser trick to create fake virus download

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:00:00 +0000

A file downloaded to your computer says it’s a virus but turns out to just be a ploy used by tech support scammers.

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Sextortion emails: They’re probably not watching you

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Yes, those sextortion email scams using old passwords are still making the rounds. How can you spot a real sextortion attempt from an empty threat? And when should you report to authorities? Read on to find out.

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Green card scams: preying on the desperate

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Most online scams depend on two things: a legitimate entity that has a complicated or broken process, and a desperate target population. With immigration, you get both, which results in an environment ripe for green card scams.

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Block all or nothing to prevent ICO fraud?

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2018 17:00:49 +0000

Unfortunately, most ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) turn out to be scams. So we feel compelled to ask our customers: would you like us to protect you from aal of them?

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Happy anniversary to Dreamcast…and its scams

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 24 May 2018 15:00:00 +0000

On the 20th anniversary of Dreamcast, we take a trip down memory lane; specifically, years of scams tied to the beloved console.

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