The Rio Olympics: Scammers Already Competing

A few years ago, spammers and scammers were not as interested in the
Olympics as they were in football (the World Cup and European
Championships). The first major increase in the number of spam messages
devoted to the Olympic Games occurred in the run-up to the Winter

Selasa, 07 Jun 2016
CYBER.POLICE Android Ransomware still on patrol…

Over the weekend we saw the following rogue Android APK being
downloaded to mobile devices via a rogue advert. It claims to be an
“Adult Player”, but is really a piece of Ransomware bearing the name
“CYBER.POLICE” which has been doing the rounds for a whi

Selasa, 07 Jun 2016
Cybercrime economy: The business of hacking

The profile of typical cyber attackers – and the interconnected nature
of their underground economy – have evolved in the last several years.
Adversaries are increasingly leveraging management principles in the
creation and expansion of their operations to ultimately

Selasa, 07 Jun 2016
LG Smartphones Affected by Two Severe Vulnerabilities

Two researchers from Check Point's mobile security division uncovered
two vulnerabilities in LG's custom modification of the Android OS, which
enable attackers to take control of the device.

The researchers presented their findings at this year's LayerOne

Selasa, 07 Jun 2016
Google to shame partners that don't offer Android updates quickly enough

Google is considering naming and shaming manufacturers that are slow to
roll out the latest version of Android to mobile devices in a bid to
solve the fragmentation problem that blights the platform.
Google apparently has a list that ranks manufacturers in order of how

Selasa, 07 Jun 2016
Dropbox Smeared in Week of Megabreaches

Last week, LifeLock and several other identity theft protection firms
erroneously alerted their customers to a breach at cloud storage giant
Dropbox.com — an incident that reportedly exposed some 73 million
usernames and passwords. The only problem with that notification w

Selasa, 07 Jun 2016
Hackers Stole 65 Million Passwords From Tumblr, New Analysis Reveals

On May 12, Tumblr revealed that it had just found out about a 2013 data
breach affecting “a set” of users’ email addresses and passwords, but
the company refused to reveal how many users were affected.

As it turns out, that number is 65 million, according to

Selasa, 07 Jun 2016
Computer Hacker Extradited from France

ATLANTA - Eric Donys Simeu, a/k/a Martell Collins, a citizen of
Cameroon, has been arraigned on federal charges of conspiracy, wire
fraud, computer fraud and access device fraud.  Simeu was indicted by a
federal grand jury in Atlanta on September 23, 2014.

Jumat, 03 Jun 2016
Fake Hacker Found Guilty of Gutsy Mitt Romney Extortion Scheme

Michael Mancil Brown, 37, of Franklin, Tennessee, faces up to thirty
years in prison, a fine up to $250,000, and orders of restitution to
victims, because of a daring stunt he pulled off in 2012 that involved
fake hacking, the PricewaterhouseCoopers consulting firm, and US

Jumat, 03 Jun 2016
Slovenia investigates foreigner over failed Vietnam cyber-heist

Slovenian police said on Wednesday they were investigating a foreigner
over an attempted cyber-heist in which criminals unsuccessfully tried to
send money from a Vietnamese bank to a Slovenian one in December.

Police declined to identify the suspect or the Slovenian bank but s

Jumat, 03 Jun 2016
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