Social Security Number scammers are at it again

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 21:05:26 +0000

The Federal Trade Commission recently released a warning about a sharp increase in Social Security Number scammers. Have you gotten one of their robocalls? Here’s how to recognize the scam and what to do about it.

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Beware! Your website might be delivering Emotet malware

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:28:45 +0000

In 2018, we saw a surge in Emotet activity. Emotet started as a banking trojan but this blog will shed light on how it has also become a “threat distributor”. We will also discuss server-side and client-side activity and how it spreads. Its self-propagation makes it all the more challenging…

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The complete story of EMOTET: Most prominent Malware of 2018

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:28:45 +0000

In 2018, we saw a surge in Emotet activity. Emotet started as a banking trojan but this blog will shed light on how it has also become a “threat distributor”. We will also discuss server-side and client-side activity and how it spreads. Its self-propagation makes it all the more challenging…

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This online quiz is now confirmed to be a phishing scam

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 18:30:00 +0000

It’s dubbed the ‘Three Questions Quiz’ scam, and not only are people letting their guard down, but they’re also freely sharing it on social media, too. Do you think you have been duped by this before? Read on.

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Tackling phishing with signal-sharing and machine learning

Credit to Author: Windows Defender Research| Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 16:00:11 +0000

Across services in Microsoft Threat Protection, the correlation of security signals enhances the comprehensive and integrated security for identities, endpoints, user data, cloud apps, and infrastructure. Our industry-leading visibility into the entire attack chain translates to enriched protection thats evident in many different attack scenarios, including flashy cyberattacks, massive malware campaigns, and even small-scale, localized

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Ghost Has Arrived

Credit to Author: Ghanshyam More| Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:58:50 +0000

On the back of an upswing in Ransomware activity, we decided to carry out an in-depth analysis of Ghost Ransomware. Interesting fact about this malware is that it uses multiple components to encrypt user files. Technical Analysis : Main malware executable (Ghost.exe) is compiled using the DotNet Framework. The infection…

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Flurry of new Mac malware drops in December

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:00:00 +0000

Multiple new pieces of Mac malware have appeared in December, all distributed through different means, but all opening backdoors on infected computers.

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Humble Bundle alerts customers to subscription reveal bug

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:20:27 +0000

Humble Bundle is sending emails to subscribers due to information being revealed by a bug. How bad it is? We take a look.

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Spoofed addresses and anonymous sending: new Gmail bugs make for easy pickings

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 17:53:50 +0000

This isn’t the first time that Gmail, an email service used by billions, is found to have flaws. One security researcher discovered two in less than a week; another revealed a weakness that still leaves Android users open to phishing.

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Are Deepfakes coming to a scam near you?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 16:00:40 +0000

Deepfake is a machine learning technique that is capable of perfect imitations of facial expressions in videos. Will adding voice imitations to them lead to the perfect scam?

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