Posts Tagged ‘Scams’

More Self-XSS Scams Targeting Facebook Accounts

Social networks continue to be one of the resources that cyber criminal use to promote their attacks. Self-XSS is a new way used by hackers to compromise accounts on Facebook. the attack consist of malicious JavaScript or client-side that will be executed by the web browser and this will provide attacker access to victim account for [...]

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Facebook Scam Claims Paul Walker “Shocking Video”

Social network websites are full with scams; there is a new circulating message that is using Paul Walker death the famous for his role as Brian O’Conner in the Fast & Furious. Scammers are claiming to have the real video of the fatal accident. While this is attractive as many fans are looking to see [...]

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Warning Signs of Internet and Phone Scams

 Scams employing telecommunications technology are increasing, with Kaspersky reporting global phishing attacks rising from 19.9 to 37.3 million over the last year. Companies as technologically sophisticated as Twitter have fallen prey to simple email scams, as NatGeo News points out. Meanwhile, phone fraud is proliferating, with recent scams including phony government representatives offering help obtaining [...]

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Twitter lists used for spreading malicious links

Trendmicro security researchers posted an article about a circulating attack on twitter where malicious users are adding victims to twitter lists. The malicious accounts are leading to several websites that offers hacking tools for whatsap, Facebook and Twitter, beside a scam website offering free iPhone 5ses. The Hacking tool described on the article is claiming [...]

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Breaking Bad Used for Scams

Social network is one of the sources that cyber-criminal use to promote their links.  Symantec has reported a new spamming campaign where attackers are using twitter for some marketing purposes. The attackers are not directly posting the suspicious link on twitter but they use instead pastebin to post links and on twitter they make the [...]

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Fake Email Trick aims to Redirect Users to Malicious websites

Several spamming messages have been observed by Trend Micro Lab that are targeting social network users, we used in the traditional spam message to find advertising content directly on the email but the reported cases seems to be slightly different as scammers are hosting the advertising content on hacked website under their control, If the [...]

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Facebook Scam Leads to Polymorphic Malware

Bitdefender have reported a new attack that are using social networking website Facebook, attackers start by spreading a malicious link that are hosting a *orn video and by clicking on the link victim will be invited to install a certain Divx plugins in order to watch the video, this is not all as attacker will [...]

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