Posts Tagged ‘Cybercrime’

Fake World Cup 2014 Apps Spreading Malwares

Security researchers at TrendMicro have spotted some fake applications that are used by cybercriminals. These malicious apps themed with the world cup running at the moment in Brazil. The applications are hosted on third party stores and targeting smartphones and tablets. The first case is an application called App Fakery a fake world cup game [...]

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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 security researchers spotted a new backdoor that is packed in .rar file called Jsc Sport [...]

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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 openssl vulnerability. The message includes the following: Hi I just want to let you know [...]

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Halloween scams hit Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube

Free Halloween products is what scammers using to trick more victims to their malicious campaign, TrenMicro alerting about more scams that are posted on social network platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. The first scam is on YouTube where if you search for “Halloween GET FREE” you will be directed to a suspicious YouTube video. [...]

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Phishing scam pose as Microsoft Windows Error Fix

If you receive an email from Microsoft you should verify the source. Cybercriminals are now sending fake emails claiming that they have an Urgent Windows Error Fix. This is a very clever trick as in the last period many windows users were urged to rollback some security update due to problems with the Microsoft patch [...]

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Fake Facebook Site Stealing Financial Information

TrendMicro alerting about a new phishing attack that is targeting Facebook mobile users and aims to steal credit cards information. Scammers have created a very similar web page to Facebook mobile. First the page will ask for victim’s login and password and when victim insert any value it will prompt him to a security question [...]

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Junk Tweets Claims A Visa Gift Card

GFI researchers have reported a new spamming campaign that are circulating on twitter, the spam message ask victims to check a twitter page where it contain a Link to a suspicious website, what is interesting that the twitter page have no activity and it keeps a single tweet states the following “Just tell us what [...]

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