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Hacker Ordered to Pay Back Nearly £1 Million to Phishing Victims

Hacker Ordered to Pay Back Nearly £1 Million to Phishing Victims

August 23, 2019Wang Wei
A prolific hacker who carried out phishing scams against hundreds of companies worldwide has been ordered to pay back more than $1.1 mill...
WARNING – New Phishing Attack That Even Most Vigilant Users Could Fall For

WARNING – New Phishing Attack That Even Most Vigilant Users Could Fall For

February 15, 2019Mohit Kumar
How do you check if a website asking for your credentials is fake or legit to log in? By checking if the URL is correct? By checking i...
3 Nigerian Scammers Get 235-Years of Total Jail Sentence in U.S.

3 Nigerian Scammers Get 235-Years of Total Jail Sentence in U.S.

May 26, 2017Wang Wei
You may have heard of hilarious Nigerian scams. My all time favourite is this one: A Nigerian astronaut has been trapped in space for t...
'The Fappening' Hacker Reveals How He Stole Pics of Over 100 Celebrities

'The Fappening' Hacker Reveals How He Stole Pics of Over 100 Celebrities

March 16, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Almost one and a half years ago after the massive leakage of celebrities' photographs — famous as " The Fappening " or &qu...
'Activate WhatsApp calling feature' Invite Scam Targeting Users with Malware

'Activate WhatsApp calling feature' Invite Scam Targeting Users with Malware

March 09, 2015Mohit Kumar
While WhatsApp is very reserved to its new calling feature, cyber scammers are targeting WhatsApp users across the world by circulating ...
Real Ghost Caught on Camera! New Facebook Scams Lure Users to Download Malware

Real Ghost Caught on Camera! New Facebook Scams Lure Users to Download Malware

May 10, 2014Mohit Kumar
If your Facebook wall offers you any horror videos that claim to be of a real ghost spotted, don’t dare to click on them, as it may be h...
Holiday deals can really be hiding hacker surprises

Holiday deals can really be hiding hacker surprises

December 17, 2012Anonymous
It is that time of year which everybody loves. It is the holiday season and you will start to see a lot more people express good attitudes...
TripAdvisor travel website infected with Gamarue malware, infect 2% Indian Internet Users

TripAdvisor travel website infected with Gamarue malware, infect 2% Indian Internet Users

November 27, 2012Mohit Kumar
TripAdvisor Inc., a hotel-review website, recently became a victim of the bug, said Trend Micro Inc., an Internet security solutions provide...
Alert : Phishing scam targeting CloudFlare Customers

Alert : Phishing scam targeting CloudFlare Customers

November 12, 2012Mohit Kumar
From Yesterday CloudFlare Security team receiving various reports of a Phishing Scam, which is targeting customers by saying that " yo...
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