Category Archives: Cybercrime & Hacking

FIFA World Cup 2014 used for spreading malwares

FIFA events generate a lot of attention for all types of activities including cyber crime. many people are now following the World Cup news in Brazil and searching where it is possible to watch the 2014 FIFA World Cup. TrendMicro

Heartbleed used for Spam message

Heartbleed vulnerability is one of the latest hot topics that are constantly updated on the infosec media. TrendMicro is alerting about a spam message that is using heartbled with a suspicious link claiming to be a CNN report related to the

Scam Facebook Chat Verification Hijacking users account

Security researchers from Trend Micro are alerting of a new spam messages that are spoofing official Facebook Chat Team notification. The spam message is a fake Facebook Chat verification that asks user to verify and approve their accounts otherwise the

Grand Theft Auto V Used by Scammers

Security researchers at TrendMicro alerting of new cyber attack that is using Rockstar Game (Grand Theft Auto V).  the game is still running on  special consoles while many users are expecting to have a new version that can used on standard

NTP Amplification DDoS Attack on CloudFlare

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CloudFlare disclosed the information for the largest DDoS attack that exploited vulnerability in NTP protocol. The report estimates the DDoS attack to be 400 Gb/s. This is a new threat that target network time protocol on port 123 that is

Identity Theft: How 2012 Affects What You Should Do in 2014

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In 2012, identity theft cost U.S. citizens more than $24 billion. The Bureau of Justice Statistics reports losses affecting 16.6 million people. In the vein of government-related identity crimes, fraudulent tax returns and falsified filings of government benefit papers top

Yahoo Serves Malicious Ads

Thousands of users were victims to a new malware attack according to Fox-IT Security Company that is based in Netherlands. The malware infects any user that is browsing a website contain Yahoo advertising banner. The first investigation revealed that the