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Don’t let the Grinch steal Christmas: how to avoid festive fraudsters

Last year, reports of online scams rose 31% during the festive period and UK consumers were left £9.5 million out of pocket, an average loss of about £113 each. 707 more words


Email Internet Fax Job contains URL that downloads trojan Upatre.FH

MX Lab, http://www.mxlab.eu, started to intercept a new trojan distribution campaign by email with the subject “Internet Fax Job”, the email is send from the spoofed address “MyFax <no-replay@my-fax.com>” and has the following body: 100 more words


Out shopping or buying online -- safety tips

I had an incident happen yesterday at work where I had to clean malware off of a computer. This got me thinking about all the people out there trying to take advantage of peoples holiday shopping and charity. 213 more words


Chinese Android phones contain in-built hacker 'backdoor'

Smartphones made by Coolpad on sale in Britain and the US have a major security flaw that lets hackers steal private data

Read more on: http://newsrule.com/chinese-android-phones-contain-built-hacker-backdoor/


Fake email "Card Receipt" from AquAid regarding payment contains malicious Word file

MX Lab, http://www.mxlab.eu, started to intercept a new distribution campaign by email with the subject “Card Receipt”. This fake email comes from AquAid, a drinks supplier, and contains a so called receipt for a payment that was made. 221 more words


Coolpad’s Android Devices Have Factory-Installed Backdoor That Impersonates Google Play Services Framework, Says Security Firm

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In a report released today, security researchers claim to have identified a vulnerability in as many as 24 Coolpad devices. The backdoor, which the researchers at Palo Alto Networks call “CoolReaper,” reportedly installs adware without user consent or notification. 27 more words

Nightcap - Dec 17

Linux and Jeff Bezos are covered in The Nightcap – Radar