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| |Pay Up, Or We’ll Make Google Ban Your Ads A new email-based extortion scheme apparently is making the rounds, targeting Web site owners serving banner ads through Googles AdSense program. In this scam, the fraudsters demand bitcoin in exchange for a promise not to flood the publishers...
| |A Light At The End Of Liberty Reserve’s Demise? In May 2013, the U.S. Justice Department seized Liberty Reserve, alleging the virtual currency service acted as a $6 billion financial hub for the cybercrime world. Prompted by assurances that the government would one day afford Liberty...
| |LokiBot Impersonates Popular Game Launcher And Drops Compiled C# Code File Recently, we discovered LokiBot (detected by Trend Micro as Trojan.Win32.LOKI) impersonating a popular game launcher to trick users into executing it on their machines. Further analysis revealed that a sample of this variant employs a quirky,...
| |How Romance Scammers Break Your Heart – And Your Bank Account What are some of the most common warning signs that your online crush could be a dating scammer?
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| |FBI: Cybercrime Losses Tripled Over The Last 5 Years On the upside, the Bureau recovered more than US$300 million in funds lost to online scams last year
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| |Almost 2 Billion Malware Installs Thwarted By Google Play Protect In 2019 That’s for apps from third-party marketplaces; another 790,000 policy-breaking apps were stopped from reaching Google Play
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| |Digital Addiction: How To Get Your Children Off Their Screens What are some of the common signs that your child may be a screen addict and what can you do to limit their screen time?
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| |An In-Depth Technical Analysis Of CurveBall (CVE-2020-0601) A code-level root cause analysis of CVE-2020-0601 in the context of how applications are likely to use CryptoAPI to handle certificates — more specifically in the context of applications communicating via Transport Layer Security (TLS).
| |"Distinguished Impersonator" Information Operation That
Previously Impersonated U.S. Politicians And Journalists On Social Media
Leverages... In May 2019, FireEye Threat Intelligence published a blog postexposing a network of English-language social media accounts thatengaged in inauthenticbehavior and misrepresentation that we assessed with lowconfidence was organized in support...
| |February Patch Tuesday: Fixes For Critical LNK, RDP, Trident Vulnerabilities The first Patch Tuesday of 2020 in January brought an unusually long list of patches, but February brings an even wider range of fixes that address a total of 99 vulnerabilities — including 12 classified as Critical, with the remaining...
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