Facebook spammers making things worse

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Adding to Facebook’s burden are two spam campaigns. One is aimed at Finnish users and the other was quickly terminated, but we expect both to resurface in one form or another.

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“Celebrating Stephen Hawking” with a 419 scam

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:51:08 +0000

Scammers are using the good name of the recently deceased scientist Stephen Hawking to lure potential victims into a 419 scam, complete with a quiz and large cash prize for the winner.

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Do not fall for the WhatsApp message about Jio Prime Offer. It’s a hoax!

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2018 10:49:02 +0000

A message about a Jio Prime offer is circulating among WhatsApp users. Do not fall for it because it’s a hoax. Last evening, I received this message from one of my contacts. Looks like a genuine message, doesn’t it? But, it is nothing but a hoax. How do we know?…

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Boomerang spam bombs Malwarebytes forum—not a smart move

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2018 17:57:42 +0000

Boomerang Tech solutions had trouble configuring their spambots, thus dropping a few spam bombs on Malwarebytes forums. Watch us catch them red-handed in a scammer call.

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“Who visits your Twitter profile” spam app brings week of chaos

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 19:17:06 +0000

Last week saw a Twitter spam app claiming to show who “viewed your profile” and spreading throughout the social media platform. See how it spread, and what you can do to avoid being caught by this common scam.

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3 semplici consigli per tenersi alla larga da questa stagione di phishing

Credit to Author: Tiziana Carboni| Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:49:22 +0000

E’ ufficialmente iniziata la stagione più calda dello shopping. Ecco alcuni suggerimenti per aiutare voi, i vostri amici e parenti a non cadere nella trappola del phishing.<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=44341&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/3bipHGiGZiQ” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Text messages and the Bitcoin Code: follow the money trail

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:00:00 +0000

Text messages are being sent around claiming recipients are in possession of a Bitcoin. That would be quite a lot of free money…if it were true. Instead you get the Bitcoin Code, a dodgy trading site we recommend staying far away from.

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Evolution of jRAT JAVA Malware – An analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Pavankumar Chaudhari| Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2017 12:38:25 +0000

jRAT (Java Based Remote Access Trojans) malware is not new but its activity has increased recently in the last few months and they are targeting various organizations. Per day, Quick Heal Security Labs identifies thousands of spam emails carrying weaponized JAR as attachments targeting users. These malicious JAR i.e., jRAT…

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