Tag Archives: Scams

Scammers exploit Ebola virus to spread malwares

Malwares

We  notice that all news are used by cyber-criminal to promote their malwares as this allow them to target the largest audience possible. Symantec have reported over this week that online scammers are taking advantage of Ebola virus epidemic in

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

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

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.

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

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

Fake Email Trick aims to Redirect Users to Malicious websites

Spam

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