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  • Fake "Urgent billing update" email leads to Virgin Media, Paypal phishing page

    31.03.2015

    Customers of UK-based telecom and ISP Virgin Media are being targeted with a clever spam campaign that is after their account information, but also PayPal account login details and payment card information.

  • "Free $20 Steam codes" offer leads to online surveys

    27.03.2015

    Users of Steam, Valve Corporation's popular gaming platform, are the targets of a new survey scam that dangles the opportunity to get $20 Steam codes for free in front of them, warns Malwarebytes' Chris Boyd.

  • Apple-themed "Your account has been limited" phishing emails doing rounds

    26.03.2015

    Apple users are once again targeted with phishing emails, warns Bitdefender, and the latest variant of the scheme is impersonating Apple Support claiming that their account has been "limited." The text of the email will likely raise suspicion with a lot of users, but unfortunately there are always those that will miss the double greeting, the unconventional capitalization of words, the purposeful push to make users act immediately, without thinking ("This link will expire three hours after this email was sent").

  • Xtube visitors redirected to exploit kit landing page

    26.03.2015

    Popular adult site Xtube has been compromised to redirect visitors to sites hosting an exploit kit.

  • Macro-based malware continues to gain traction

    25.03.2015

    After having "rediscovered" the usefulness of MS Office macros, malware peddlers have been ramping up email spam runs delivering documents that request users to enable them.




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