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Fake conference papers

An article on Slashdot reports that Publishers Withdraw More Than 120 Fake Papers: the papers referred to are apparently ‘computer-generated papers’ that were published in conference proceedings between 2008 and 2013, the publishers involved being Springer and the IEEE. 212 more words

David Harley

Nearly 73,000 Phishing Web Sites has registered in the first half of 2013

There were at least 72,758 unique phishing attacks worldwide (APWG: Global Phishing Survey, published 18 September 2013)

In January – June 2013 Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) has registered just over 72.7 million phishing web sites, whereas in the previous six months was found 123.5 thousands of such resources. 489 more words

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Phishing websites has become less, but attacks are becoming more targeted

According to a report for the I quarter of 2013, presented Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), there is a pronounced downward trend in the number of phishing sites. 271 more words

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How to Identify fake Banking Emails

Some phishing attempts are so crude, they’re laughably obvious — but too often, otherwise savvy consumers are getting duped by fake email messages that convincingly emulate real correspondence from financial institutions. 787 more words


Shared Web hosting servers become soft target for mass phishing attacks

Web Hosting Servers are becoming soft targets to those hackers who are using them to promote large phishing campaigns. A report released by Anti-Phishing Working Group  with the title “ Global Phishing Survey Report” suggests that the attacks on shared Web hosting servers has increase by 27% in 2013 than in 2012. 337 more words


Phishing; what is phishing and how to protect against it.

Phishing continues to be one of the key attack vectors against both individuals and corporations.

At a personal level it’s one of the most successful ways malicious individuals and groups have for stealing credit card details and identities. 918 more words


Counter eCrime Operations Summit

‘Containing the Global Cybercrime Threat’ is the focus of the Counter eCrime Operations Summit (CeCOS VI) in Prague, April 25-27

 CeCOS VI, in Prague, Czech Republic, to focus on harmonizing operational issues, cybercrime data exchange, and industrial policies to strengthen and unify the global counter-ecrime effort. 345 more words

David Harley