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  • CS:GO players targeted with phishing attempt, malware

    12.03.2015

    Typosquatting is an effective means to trick users into believing they have landed on the legitimate site they wanted to visit, so it's no wonder that it's often used by phishers The latest phishing campaign employing this tactic has been spotted targeting players of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), a popular online tactical first-person shooter that can be played via Steam, the gaming platform developed by Valve Corporation.

  • Cyber crooks take advantage of ad bidding networks to deliver ransomware

    12.03.2015

    Malware peddlers are taking advantage of real time advertising bidding networks to deliver ransomware to unsuspecting users, FireEye researchers are warning.

  • Beware of fake invites for WhatsApp's Free Voice Calling feature!

    10.03.2015

    Fake WhatsApp invites are actively luring users to sites where they are urged to fill out surveys and download unknown applications, warns The Hacker News' Mohit Kumar.

  • Active campaigns deliver old and new ransomware families

    10.03.2015

    Cyber crooks' love for ransomware continues unabated, and user are warned about several active campaigns trying to deliver the malware on target computers.

  • Beware of malicious LogMeIn Pro Payment emails

    02.03.2015

    A fake LogMeIn-themed email has been hitting inboxes of users around the world, trying to trick them into believing that they have somehow paid nearly a thousand dollars for a service they didn't want.




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How security pros deal with cybercrime extortion

1 in 3 security professionals recommend negotiating with cybercriminals for the return of stolen data or the restoration of encrypted files. 86% of security professionals believed their peers at other organizations have brokered deals with cybercriminals.


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