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  • "Win Free iPhone 6" scams hit Facebook

    16.09.2014

    As the day of the release of Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus draws near, scammers have expectedly begun using the new devices as a lure in Facebook scams.

  • Researcher creates exploit for compromising scammers' computers

    15.09.2014

    Even if you never had to deal personally with "Windows support" scammers, chances are someone you know did or you have heard about these type of scams.

  • Phishers resort to AES crypto to obfuscate phishing sites

    10.09.2014

    Phishers have started employing AES encryption to disguise the real nature of phishing sites from automatic phishing detection tools.

  • Namecheap accounts brute-forced by CyberVor gang?

    02.09.2014

    California-based domain registrar and web hosting firm Namecheap has been targeted by hackers, the company's VP of hosting Matt Russell warned on Monday, and said that the attackers are using username and password data gathered from third party sites to brute-force their way into their customers' accounts.

  • 160,000 new malware samples appear each day

    02.09.2014

    Malware is still being created at the record levels reached in the previous quarter: 15 million new samples were generated, at an average rate of 160,000 every day, according to Panda Security.




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Email scammers stole $215M from businesses in 14 months

Posted on 29 January 2015.  |  In 14 months there have been nearly 1200 US and a little over 900 non-US victims of BEC scams, and the total money loss reached nearly $215 million.


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