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Skimming attack with phishing techniques

A new digital skimming attack borrows phishing techniques and steals card data from fake payments page. Attackers used the secure payment pages, from third-party payment service providers, and inserted digital skimming code. They used fake Google Analytics library (ga.js)…
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Google to restrict political advertising

Google announced it would restrict political advertising before the UK General Elections and the US Presidential election, next year. The giant mentioned it will limit the election ad targeting to “age, gender, and general location.” In a blog post, Scott Spencer, VP…
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Unprecedented levels of hacking expected this holiday

Tala Security warns about unprecedented levels of hacking expected this holiday season. The data theft would be a result of passiveness of the clients, regarding security measures. In the State of the Web Report, the company points out the danger of the integrations that…
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Windows fake update to lock your files

Hackers send a Windows fake update, as many users want to update from Windows 7, to Windows 10. They are aware of this and target Microsoft users with fake Windows update emails. These emails infect computers with ransomware. The subject of emails is “Critical Microsoft…
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McDonald's malvertising, on Facebook

Mispadu banking trojan uses a McDonald’s malvertising tactic to steal payment-card data and online banking information. Mispadu, which was written in Delphi, targets Brazil and Mexico. It uses pop-up windows and contains backdoor functionality. Ads and email messages…
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10 Black Friday threats. How to avoid them?

Black Friday threats are present, besides some incredible bargains. It is the time of the year when people spend billions of dollars to buy cheaper stuff. We all get excited and try to get the best deals, but forget about the huge threats. As we spend lots of money online…
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Facebook: Government demands for more user data

Facebook announced that the US Government demands for more user data then ever. The demand increased by 16% during the first half of this year compared to the second half of last year. Thus, this is the highest number of government demands it has received since…
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Hackers attack Germany, Italy and US

Security researchers tracked activities of a new group of financially-motivated hackers. So, the hackers target a few companies and organizations in Germany, Italy, and the United States. And they try to infect them with backdoor, banking Trojan, or ransomware malware. The…
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Pay with your data to use Facebook pay

Facebook pay, a new payment service will let anyone send or receive money without fees. At the same time, Facebook mentioned that payment data across Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger can be used for ads. So, you should pay with your data to use it. The service…