Category Archives: Cybercrime

26 Android phones pre-infected with spyware

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G Data a German based security company have found that many popular Android smartphone are sold with a shipped spyware for tracking users activity. The malware is hidden on the device with a legitimate application such as Facebook or Google Drive

5 of the World’s Dumbest Cyber Criminals

5 of the World’s Dumbest Cyber Criminals

Just because you can use a computer, it doesn’t mean you’re smart. Movies portray hackers as criminal masterminds who can take down corporations — or even the national electrical grid — with the a few keystrokes. It may be true

Fake Safari patch leads to MacKeeper and ZipCloud

There are several ways to infect systems and spread malicious files. one of the widely used method is the fake application update this because it is something that we do constantly and user trust the application vendor.  over this week

Spam level decreased below 50 percent for over a decade

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Symantec have issued the monthly report that include spam level detected in the cyber space. According to the monthly report Spam level decreased below 50 percent for over a decade. level of spam have decreased in June 2015 below 50%

Student created more than 100 Trojans within two years

Over this week Trend Micro published an article about Lordfenix a 20-year-old college student created more than 100 Trojans. This is a relatively big number especially when we know that the malwares were designed to steal users financial information. The

Twitter Phishing Attack Targeting Bank Of America Customers

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Social media is widely used for promoting news and products but at the same time it is used for malicious intent such as promoting phishing websites. over this week Malwarebytes published an article about a Twitter account claiming to be

Duqu Malware Attack Kaspersky Lab Corp

Duqu Malware Attack Kaspersky Lab Corp

Kaspersky Lab have announced over this week a successful malicious attack against the corporate network.  Attack was firstly discovered in the spring of 2015. The report disclosed that cyber criminals used Duqu 2.0 malware to infect companies across several locations