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  • Cybercrime gangs seek victims in untapped markets

    07.11.2013

    A record number of brands were targeted by phishers in the second quarter of 2013, according to APWG.

  • What happens when a scammer tries to scam a security researcher?

    05.11.2013

    Senior Research Analyst Jeremy Scott received a phone call from “the service center for the Windows operating system computers” and they told him that he had something much worse than viruses," he had "malwares and spywares” and that they wanted to help remove it.

  • US agency employees let invented woman expert into the network

    04.11.2013

    Once again, and more spectacularly, security researchers have proved that attackers wielding a fake LinkedIn account sporting the image of an attractive woman claiming to be an expert in the cyber security business can trick even security-aware IT employees into letting their guard down.

  • Fake LinkedIn profile gathering info for targeted attacks

    04.11.2013

    Social networks are great sources of information for cyber criminals and a great way to enter the potential victims’ circle of trust.

  • When the phone call is more dangerous than malware

    30.10.2013

    During Social Engineer Capture the Flag contest, one of the most prominent and popular annual events at DEF CON 21, a pool of 10 men and 10 women, from diverse backgrounds and experience levels, tested their social engineering abilities against 10 of the biggest global corporations, including Apple, Boeing, Exxon, General Dynamics and General Electric.




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Attackers are downing DNS servers by exploiting BIND bug

As predicted, the critical and easily exploitable flaw that affects all versions of BIND, the most widely used DNS software on the Internet, has started being exploited by attackers.


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