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Horrible blog going around about you? Or a Twitter phishing attack?


You may not realise it, but your Twitter account is worth money. Cybercriminals are keen to compromise your Twitter account, so they can spam out messages (either as public tweets, or less obvious direct messages to your online friends) in... Continue Reading →

UK student loans targeted by phishers in latest spam campaign


[Featured] CHFI & Digital Forensics Tutorial [Part 1] - Basics & FTK IMAGER Lab With British students about to start another year at university, the last thing they probably want to hear is that there is a problem with a... Continue Reading →

Pictures of Osama Bin Laden phishing attack hits Twitter users


Phishers are once again on the prowl for unsuspecting Twitter users, tempting their prey with the promise of pictures of Osama Bin Laden. Pictures of Osama Bin Laden [LINK] Some of the accounts had earlier posted a similar message (complete... Continue Reading →

Phishing and YouTube marijuana videos send man to jail for 13 years


A Los Angeles man has been sentenced to a total of 13 years in jail after being found guilty of leading an international phishing operation, and growing marijuana on an industrial scale in his house. 27-year-old Kenneth Joseph Lucas II... Continue Reading →

Beware shortcuts for getting more followers on Twitter


There are various different ways of getting more followers on Twitter. The easiest method is to be a celebrity. It doesn't matter if you tweet anything interesting, you'll probably find a fair number of people will follow you regardless. Alternatively,... Continue Reading →

Government officials, activists targeted in Gmail attack


by Chester Wisniewski on June 2, 2011 | Be the first to comment FILED UNDER: Privacy, Data loss, Featured Google has posted to their blog information about a targeted attack against the personal Gmail accounts of US government officials, political activists, military personnel and journalists. Mila from contagioblog... Continue Reading →

How to avoid falling for scams, phishing and bot masters


One botnet can send up to 30 billion emails a day   We recently saw the destruction of a ‘botnet’, a collection of computers around the world that are, without the knowledge of their owners, dedicated to sending out spam... Continue Reading →

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