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Scammers Invite Facebook Users to Test the New PS4, XBox 720

on March 7, 2013

Exactly two weeks ago, Sony introduced the new PlayStation 4 (PS4) to the world in a press conference in New York. The only obvious problem that got people on the Web riled up was that Sony only showed the controller, …

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GFI Labs Email Roundup for the Week

on December 3, 2012

How was your weekend, dear Reader? Hope you had a good one! This week’s email threat roundup is a bit longer than usual since we didn’t get to release one during Thanksgiving week. What we have below are noteworthy spam …

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Festive UPS Delivery Notice Serves up Fake AV

on November 28, 2012

There may only be 26 days until Christmas, but you can get your hands on a jolly bundle of “My computer is on fire and would you like a mince pie” considerably faster than that. Here’s a rather seasonal looking …

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The Fail is Strong with This One: Angry Birds Star Wars Android SMS Sender

on November 28, 2012

Back in April, fake copies of Angry Birds Space were in circulation – with the recent release of Angry Birds Star Wars, scammers have caused  a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of phones cried out in terror and were …

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Fake “Beyonce Nude” Flickr Fakeout leads to Shenanigans

on November 26, 2012

It’s entirely possible that someone is onto a good money thing when the third result in Google for “Beyonce nude” is a stray Flickr account up to a little spamming, using a tried and tested caper that isn’t typically seen …

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Claims of Content Theft on DeviantART leads to XSS Phishing Run

on November 26, 2012

What happened on DeviantART at the weekend? This happened. Click to Enlarge While I’d love to leave it at the analysis above which is stated as being “ERMERGERD HACKERZ”, the antics at the weekend focused on swiping the accounts of …

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ENISA Names GFI Sandbox as One of Most Useful to CERTs

on November 23, 2012

In a recent study released, ENISA, or the European Network and Information Security Agency, recommends GFI Software’s online public sandbox, ThreatTrack, to Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERT)s and national and government CERTs. Why is this important? CERTs are responsible for a number of things. …

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Sneak Peek: IRISSCON 2012

on November 21, 2012

The Irish Reporting and Information Security Service (IRISSCERT) is scheduled to hold its annual conference, IRISSCERT Cyber Crime Conference, or IRISSCON for short, on Thursday, the 22nd of November. This year, GFI Software is once again given an opportunity to take …

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GFI Labs Email Roundup for the Week

on November 19, 2012

Good Monday morning, dear Reader! Without further ado, here is the roundup of email threats for November 12 to 16. “Congratulations! You and {random name} are now connected!” click to enlarge This is a spam that purports to have originated …

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Rolex Spam Rolls Out in Time for Black Friday

on November 19, 2012

It is no surprise that online shenanigans abound when big holidays and major events are just around the corner. What remains to be seen are the forms of these shenanigans we ought to expect to see online and in our …

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VIPRE Business Premium Launches with a Unique Feature

on November 16, 2012

Early this week, GFI Software announced that VIPRE Business Premium, the company’s premium small-footprint antivirus and management software for administrators, is now available for download for a free 30-day trial period. It is also the first and only one of its kind that has …

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