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Facebook survey scam with a twist

Facebook survey scams that lure in users with promises of being able to see who looks at their profile are nothing new, but here is one that has some unusual twists and merits …

Two teenage GhostMarket members sentenced

Two UK teenagers who stole credit card details from a number of online casinos, betting companies and web hosting companies and sold them on the now defunct GhostMarket have …

Trojan paves way for rogue defragmenter

You might have heard about rogue AV solutions and scareware, but not many people have experienced a rogue defragmenter that hides files and (indirectly) asks money to return …

Wikipedia-like sites peddling fake pharmaceuticals

Wikipedia is practically a household name now, so it’s no wonder that spammers are trying to take advantage of the online encyclopedia’s popularity and (relative) …

Breaches drive enterprises to prioritize access governance

Aveksa announced the findings of a recent survey conducted to examine how companies are re-evaluating their IT security measures following the recent security breaches at …

Hackers steal, publish Fox employee passwords

A group of attackers who clearly have it in for Fox Broadcasting have managed to access a company server with hundreds of their employees’ email usernames and passwords. …

PSN attackers allegedly used Amazon cloud for attack

Attackers (mis)used the Amazon cloud to mount their attack against Sony’s online services and systems, and they did it legally, says Bloomberg. According to an unnamed …

The rise of rogue AV

April saw a continued increase in the volume of detected malware, with 73,000 new variants of threats being released daily – a 26 percent increase over the same period …

Banking Trojan gang busted by Finnish police

Seventeen people were arrested for having taken part in a criminal scheme that targeted users of Finnish Nordea Bank and resulted in fraudulent transactions in the total …

Cyber criminals moving operations to Canada

Cyber criminals are on the move again and, this time, Canada is the prime target. IP addresses in China and Eastern Europe are highly scrutinized and undergoing intense …

Sony suffers third breach, PSN still down

Sony’s troubles seem to have no end as the company confirms a third breach of their network and fails to set a date for the restoration of services. This last breach …

“Time spent on Twitter” scam spreads virally

Facebook users are already accustomed to practically daily offers of rogue apps that will supposedly show them who views their profile or allow them to use a similar feature …

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