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postheadericon Spammed-out emails threaten websites with DDoS attack on September 30th

Websites are being told that they have until September 30th to pay extortionists $ 720 worth of Bitcoin, or else suffer a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.

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postheadericon Beware bogus ‘WhatsApp subscription ending’ emails and texts

You ultimately decide what links you click on, and whether you hand over your passwords and payment card details. Always think twice, because the wrong decision could prove costly.

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postheadericon Hacker who stole celebrity emails, sex videos, movie scripts gets five years in prison

Alonzo Knowles was sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty in a separate case involving the hacking of female celebrities’ online accounts

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postheadericon MailChimp accounts hacked to spam out malicious emails

Hackers broke into the MailChimp accounts of some businesses, and send out malicious invoice emails to subscribers… but that doesn’t mean that MailChimp suffered a serious security breach.

Once again, two-factor authentication could have saved users’ bacon.

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postheadericon Hitting emails and Facebook: Ray-Ban scam is back

Recently, we informed you about a Ray-Ban scam campaign flooding Facebook via hacked profiles. It seems this hasn’t satisfied the attackers They’re back.

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postheadericon Nearly all phishing emails now contain ransomware

As many as 93% of all phishing emails now contain ransomware, according to a new report by PhishMe.

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postheadericon CPL Malware in Brazil: somewhere between banking trojans and malicious emails

Not only is Brazil one of the most populated countries in the world, but it is also one of the countries with the highest percentage of Internet users using online banking. The latest research from ESET is now available: CPL Malware in Brazil.

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postheadericon Emails and documents leaked during Sony hack released by WikiLeaks

Hundreds and thousands of documents and emails breached during last Christmas’ cyberattack on Sony Pictures have been published on WikiLeaks, reports the BBC.

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postheadericon University of Buffalo study examines the psychology of phishing emails

A study by the University of Buffalo has revealed that ‘information rich phishing emails’ may be more effective due to their ability to alter recipients’ cognitive processes, reports Phys.org.

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postheadericon Cyber Monday: Costco and Home Depot phishing emails target shoppers

Thanksgiving Day phishing emails leverage this popular American holiday to target consumers who shop at The Home Depot and Costco. Here’s what to watch for, and advice on how to handle such messages.

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