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Twitter app demonstrates spammers have nothing to worry about

A fun, seemingly innocuous Twitter application created by a scottish teenager became a good example of how easy is to trick even technologically savvy users into participating …

DDoS threat spam targets domain owners

An interesting and not that often seen approach to make users part with their hard-earned cash has been spotted recently by Symantec. In the email in question, the spammer …

Facebook clickjacking scam tries to rip off users

If you happen to see a post on your friends’ Facebook pages about “Top 10 Funny T-Shirt Fails ROFL”, don’t fall for it. It’s just another scheme …

Stolen flash drive with sensitive financial info

Another example that demonstrates the need to follow security policy when it comes to keeping personal and financial information handled by businesses and organizations secure …

Android game hides spying application

If you have a game called Tap Snake on your Android handset and you weren’t the one who installed it, you are probably getting spied on by someone who had physical …

7-character passwords soon to be hopelessly inadequate

The increasing processing power and the growing number of processors on graphic cards will soon make 7-character passwords “hopelessly inadequate” to withstand …

Courier service customers targeted by phishing web sites

Customers of well-known courier services are often targeted by cybercriminals. Sometimes they try to make them open malicious files attached in emails with the excuse of …

5 million domains serving malware via compromised Network Solutions widget

A recent rise in the number of Armorize’s customers’ sites getting flagged by their own drive-by downloads and zero-day malware threats detection service HackAlert …

Who is the typical Russian hacker?

Security analyst Fyodor Yarochkin and a senior researcher from security firm Coseinc that calls himself “Le Grugq” have spent 6 months on various Russian web …

Geotagging risks and solutions

The ubiquitous automatic geotagging of pictures taken with smartphones and digital cameras and then posted on the Internet could prove to be a real security risk. Here’s …

Spamhaus disputes with Latvia’s top-level domain registry over blocked IP ranges

An email and open letter spat between anti-spam organization Spamhaus and NIC.LV, Latvia’s top-level domain registry has brought attention to the fact that .lv web …

3,000 online banking customers robbed through targeted ZeuS attack

It took only a month to compromise some 3,000 private and business accounts with one of the largest financial institutions in the U.K., warns M86 Security in its latest white …

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