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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Gaming Site is New Home to Spammed Free Movie Links

Spammers move beyond blogging platforms to direct users to supposed movie downloads and streaming sites. Most recently, they’re using Steam.

Taking off the Blackshades

Are we finally free from the threat of RATs or is it only a matter of time before another tool occupies Blackshades’ throne?

Latest Battle.net phishing scam accuses gamers of cheating and users need to login to not get their account suspended.

Five PE Analysis Tools Worth Looking At

In the world of malware analysis, having the right tools can make all the difference. Fortunately, there are many to choose from.

A look at a PayPal phish in the making

With the surge in PayPal phishing emails, this phish PayPal page asks users to use a different browser from Chrome.

A Week in Security (May 18 – 24)

A weekly roundup of the top security news for May 18 – 24.

Tails, a Live CD Linux distribution geared towards preserving privacy, anonymity and circumventing censorship.

A RAT in Bird’s clothing

A spam campaign has been linking US Government feelings on Bitcoin to a fake news site that infects the user with privacy invading malware.

A popular website recently suffered a malvertising attack. Malicious ads on legitimate websites are something we’re seeing a lot of these days.

Scammers redirect image search results to display browlock scare pages.

eBay Customer Database Compromised

eBay have alerted customers to change their passwords. Have you updated your login yet?

We continue to spot fake accounts disguised as official EA Sports – FIFA World Cup 2014 on Twitter.

You probably don’t have an “Amazoon” account, but be on your guard from phishers anyway.

We BBC what you did there

Is that a genuine BBC website, or something that ticks the “close but no cigar” box?

A Week in Security (May 11 – 17)

Here’s a review of last week’s posts on Malwarebytes Unpacked: “Your Photos Are being Used” Phishing Lure (Fraud/Scam Alert) An old Facebook scam makes an appearance once more to cause slight worry and panic to users, especially when real-life cases of people using photos from others without consent is practiced by many. Paypal Phishing Flood (Fraud/Scam Alert) Malwarebytes researchers […]

From High Fashion to High Risk?

When we hear “Fashion Week,” we generally think of clothes, popular or high rising professional designers and of course, runway models. What most of us who aren’t keeping an ear or eye out on the latest collection don’t realize is that Fashion Week doesn’t really happen in just a week for a whole year. It’s more of a week of […]

eBay Giftcard Spam Mails in Circulation

From the spam traps, a mail landing unannounced in a mailbox near you: It reads: * * * * * * * * * * * * * Your $25 EBay Gift-Card * * * * * * * * * * * * * —————————————————————————– * * * * * * * * * […]

This Apple ID Phish is Multilingual

Which language would you like to be phished in today? This Apple scam has a few for you to choose from.

Paypal Phishing Flood UPDATED

A new paypal phishing flood tries to steal logins and infect users.

“Your Photos Are being Used” Phishing Lure

OMG YOUR PHOTOS ARE BEING USED ON THIS SITE!

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