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Phishing Malware Claims 10,000 Facebook Victims

Posted on July 4th, 2016.

A recently uncovered malware attack targeting Facebook users has claimed nearly 10,000 victims in just under two days, with countries in South America and Europe among the hardest hit. Between 24 and 27 June, thousands of Facebook users were targeted by phishing messages purporting to come from a “friend”, claiming to have mentioned the...

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The Stupidly Simple Way in Which Nude Photos from Celebrities Were Stolen

Posted on March 16th, 2016.

The hacker responsible for the infamous photo scandal involving explicit personal photos and videos of celebrities that were leaked online has now plead guilty in a Californian court. The means to hacking personal accounts that contained nude photos and videos? A simple phishing campaign. Ryan Collins, a 36-year-old hacker by way of a...

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‘Tis the Season for Cyber Criminals

Posted on December 20th, 2015.

With the end of the year, the volume of internet sales increases drastically due to Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve. Cyber criminals also increase their activity on these dates, as they want to go unnoticed in the high number of transactions. For that reason, you must be aware of the threats you are exposed to...

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Coinbase was the Target in SendGrid Compromise

Posted on April 11th, 2015.

For the second time in two years, SendGrid was compromised for the specific purpose of targeting a Bitcoin company. This time, the target was the exchange Coinbase, whose customers received an e-mail this week that said: