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Scammers Are Using Fake Apple In-App Subscriptions to Make Lot of Money

Scammers Are Using Fake Apple In-App Subscriptions to Make Lot of Money

June 13, 2017Swati Khandelwal
In this year's annual event, Apple announced that the company had paid out $70 Billion to developers in the App Store's lifetime ...
22 Apple Distributors Arrested for Selling Customers’ Data in $7.4 Million

22 Apple Distributors Arrested for Selling Customers’ Data in $7.4 Million

June 08, 2017Wang Wei
Image Source: South China Morning Post Chinese authorities have announced the arrest of around 22 distributors working as Apple distrib...
'MethBot' Ad Fraud Operators Making $5 Million Revenue Every Day

'MethBot' Ad Fraud Operators Making $5 Million Revenue Every Day

December 20, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The biggest advertising fraud ever! A group of hackers is making between $3 Million to $5 Million per day from United States brands and...
I'm Warning You, Don't Read this Article. It's a Federal Crime!

I'm Warning You, Don't Read this Article. It's a Federal Crime!

July 14, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Yes, you heard it right. If I tell you not to visit my website, but you still visit it knowing you are disapproved, you are committing a fed...
​Google, Yahoo, Facebook Collaborate to Blacklist Bad Bots

​Google, Yahoo, Facebook Collaborate to Blacklist Bad Bots

July 22, 2015Mohit Kumar
The major tech companies including Google, Facebook, and Yahoo! have joined their hands to launch a new program meant to block fake web...
FIFA World Cup 2014, Big Opportunity for Cybercriminals

FIFA World Cup 2014, Big Opportunity for Cybercriminals

June 16, 2014Swati Khandelwal
With the beginning of FIFA World Cup tournaments in Brazil, Football fever is going viral across the world. Soccer or Football is the mo...
Silk Road alternative 'Sheep Marketplace' shut down after $40 Million in Bitcoin Theft

Silk Road alternative 'Sheep Marketplace' shut down after $40 Million in Bitcoin Theft

December 03, 2013Swati Khandelwal
Sheep Marketplace , one of the leading anonymous websites, after Silk Road ’s closure by U.S. Prosecutors, allegedly selling drugs, has gone...
Warning : Emma Watson scam worm spreading widely on Facebook

Warning : Emma Watson scam worm spreading widely on Facebook

July 21, 2013Mohit Kumar
Spammers have now leveraged the popularity of Harry Potter's star Emma Watson in a Facebook scam that offering Sex tape of popular Hol...
Cyber Criminals can make your Diwali unforgettable with Scams

Cyber Criminals can make your Diwali unforgettable with Scams

November 11, 2012Mohit Kumar
Cyber criminals become hyper active during festivals. Diwali is no exception. Shantanu Ghosh, Vice-President and Managing Director (Indi...
Scam Alert : You are Twitter ‘User For The Month’

Scam Alert : You are Twitter ‘User For The Month’

November 03, 2012Mohit Kumar
The growing popularity of microblogging sites like Twitter has sparked a corresponding rise in social networking scams. If you receive an em...
Twitter warning, Do not click DM saying "My profile was viewed..times..today"

Twitter warning, Do not click DM saying "My profile was viewed..times..today"

October 14, 2012Mohit Kumar
A very quick and urgent warning for Twitter users, If you receive a direct message (DM) on Twitter saying " My profile was viewed...