Gang arrested for SIM-swapping celebrities, stealing $100 million

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 12:44:19 +0000

The attacks targeted thousands of people and netted some high-profile victims, such as online influencers, sports stars, and musicians.

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Malvertising campaign on PornHub and other top adult brands exposes users to tech support scams

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2021 17:01:35 +0000

PornHub, RedTube and several other top adult sites have been showing visitors fake popup warnings leading to tech support scams.

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Update now! Chrome patches zero-day that was exploited in the wild

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 12:14:04 +0000

The successfully exploited vulnerability is suspected of being used in targeted attacks against security researchers.

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Retrohunting APT37: North Korean APT used VBA self decode technique to inject RokRat

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 15:14:45 +0000

A North Korean threat group has swapped the usual Hangul Office lures for a cleverly packed Office macro.

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Beware: not so festive social media scams

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 14:04:00 +0000

Social networks are rife with scams leading up to Christmas. We shine a light on some of the worst offenders.

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Get a head start on defending against tax scams

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 18:01:04 +0000

We look at a major tax scam bust in the US, and think about ways to keep tax details safe for the next tax season.

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November spam roundup: Stalkers, property tips, porn, stern words and PayPal

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 11:11:07 +0000

We look at some of the more recent spam mails taking up space in mailboxes.

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