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Apple did NOT move to the Czech Republic!

Today, we trapped some rather interesting incoming email, which looks like some new attempts at separating our readers from their identity. Post this graphic to your user group site, and/or other social networking channels you may have … they’ll thank you for it:

 

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Safenetting : Phishing, Malware, Security Report for APRIL – UGNN

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cybercrime report Okay folks, it’s tax time again! Repeat : “do not click, do not click, do not click” — but there’s a lot more coming at you from the sleeze of the internet — stay tuned and we’ll bring you the latest and most important online risks updates
* IRS warns of phishing emails claiming to be from its Taxpayer Advocate Service
[*] Cloud Security Viewed as Vital, but Effective Solutions Are Lacking
[*] Cybersecurity breaches to cost APAC countries $240-M in 2014
[*] BBB Tip of the Week: Fake court summons
[*] IRS Warns of New Email Phishing Scheme
[*] No headline – GOOGLE_SCAM –
[*] Hackers Cash In On ATMs
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Safenetting : Security ALERT : American Express Identity Theft

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Safenetting IDENTITY THEFT ALERT As of 3am, Thursday, March 11, the Safenetting spam traps have been hit with several convincing phishing attacks surrounding American Express, Jet blue Airlines and Facebook. We had more on the 12, 13, and today, 14! The worst of these, by far, is the American Express phish which we’ll show here.

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Safenetting : Phishing, Report for March 10 2014

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cybercrime report Approaching spring and tax time, we’re warned to be vigilant and be aware of all the latest spam/phishing attacks coming out. Stay tuned and we’ll bring you the latest and most important online risks updates
* New phishing scam targeting Netflix users to obtain credit card information
* Security firm warns vs. new phish scam targeting Apple
* The Five Biggest Internet Security Mistakes People Make
* “Siesta” espionage campaign uncovered by researchers
* Microsoft urges public to ensure online security
* Coachella Ticket Buyers Warned of Phishing Scam
* Tax Alert: Beware of Telephone and Email Scams
* Hackers Breach Phishing Site by Mistake
and more . . .

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Botnet Bust :: SpyEye Malware Mastermind Pleads Guilty

Digital Evidence Response TeamOn January 28, 2014, Russian national Aleksandr Andreevich Panin pled guilty in an Atlanta federal courtroom to a conspiracy charge associated with his role as the primary developer and distributor of malware—called SpyEye—created specifically to facilitate online theft from financial institutions, many of them in the U.S.

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Safenetting : Phishing, Report for January 27 2014

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cybercrime report While we’re feeling safer, and phishing has dropped from an average 800 per day to 30 per day, the criminals are getting smarter and more convincing. They’re also finding more ways to phish like the recent “what’s app” attacks. Stay tuned and we’ll bring you the latest and most important online risks updates
InfoManager Safenetting Phishing Alerts Russian Coders, Ukrainian Cybercriminals, and The Largest Cybercrime In History
InfoManager Safenetting Phishing Alerts Microsoft says new phishing attacks targeted law enforcement documents
InfoManager Safenetting Phishing Alerts Email spammer tricked consumers with Obamacare threats, FTC charges
InfoManager Safenetting Phishing Alerts Spear phishing still popular, but more watering hole attacks coming
InfoManager Safenetting Phishing Alerts Attorney general warns against post holiday scams | Consumer Alert
InfoManager Safenetting Phishing Alerts Teach your kids these steps to keep online scammers away
InfoManager Safenetting Phishing Alerts Phishing isn’t just sticking a pole in water
InfoManager Safenetting Phishing Alerts Here’s To Ten Years of Mobile Malware!
InfoManager Safenetting Phishing Alerts SEA Hackers Muck Up CNN Sites
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Safenetting : Phishing, Malware, Security Report for January

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cybercrime report 2014 will see a slight decline in phishing and spam, due to heightened security, spam traps, and the extensive work being done by Knujon.com. But rogue retistrars, coupled with the new TLDs introduced by ICANN, open whole new arenas for cybercrime to come for you through your email. The InfoManager Safenetting anti-spam efforts go on with more than 16,000 unique spammers reported last year. Stay tuned and we’ll bring you the latest and most important online risks updates
spam and phishing safenetting reference Scam Alert: PSEG Warns Customers About Fraudulent Phishing Emails
spam and phishing safenetting reference Cybersecurity threats to financial firms on the upswing in 2014
spam and phishing safenetting reference Dangerous New Discover Card Phishing Email in Circulation
spam and phishing safenetting reference Phishing Attack Preys on JPMorgan Data Breach Fears
spam and phishing safenetting reference Phishing and diet spam attacks hit Twitter users
spam and phishing safenetting reference Atmos Energy Warning Against Phishing Scam
spam and phishing safenetting reference Three tax scams to beware of this season
spam and phishing safenetting reference Target customers advised to be vigilant
spam and phishing safenetting reference O-Deck’s Next Top Spammer Contest
spam and phishing safenetting reference Tips on how not to be scammed
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Safenetting : Phishing, Security Report for December

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cybercrime report Spam and Phishing are on the decline as more and more evil portals are closed, but the war is not over yet. The cybercriminals are moving to other venues. It’s also time for 2014 outlook predictions:
* Couple who took part in Nigerian gang’s internet banking plot are jailed
* FBI uses malware phishing to track criminals
* Bureau warns award email a phishing scam
* Crackdown successfully reduces spam
* The Fight Against Pinterest Spam
* Cyber Fraud Outlook for 2014
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New Subjects Added to Cyber’s Most Wanted List

Digital Evidence Response Team Fugitives Sought : Five individuals have been added to the FBI’s Cyber Most Wanted list for their roles in domestic and international hacking and fraud crimes collectively involving hundreds of thousands of victims and tens of millions of dollars in losses.

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Safenetting : Phishing, Security Report for November

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cybercrime report They’re saying that spam phishing is down for the 3rd quarter, but the other forms of spam attacks have actually increased as spammers discover people are becoming educated to phishing techniques. Thanks for that. But we still need to be vigilant:
* Phishers hijacking brands from new markets to lure victims
* 1 in 5 employees succumb to phishing emails, says new study
* FBI agent urges caution in cybercrime lecture series
* Apple Users Advised to be Wary of Phishing E-mails
* Spam targeting email traffic drops during Q3
* Scam Squad: A closer look at ‘phishing’
* How to Spot a Twitter Spambot
and more . . .

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Prescription for Fraud: Internet Pharmacy Operator Gets Jail Time

Digital Evidence Response TeamA Florida man has been sentenced to prison for his role in importing cancer drugs manufactured overseas and then illegally selling them to doctors in the U.S.—and two doctors who bought the deeply discounted medicines have been held accountable as well. Continue reading »

Safenetting : Phishing, Malware, Security Report for October

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cybercrime report From the Kenyan mall to Obamacare, phishing and spammers are busy with their criminal agendas. This week’s Safenetting evils are :
* Bogus AmEx “Unusual activity detected” email leads to phishing
* WARNING: There Is STILL No Way To See Who Viewed Your Profile
* Spam Mails Refer to Kenyan Mall Incident, Deliver Malware
* Google now prompting a whole new form of “Joe Job” spam
* Domain Name Registrar Allows Completely Blank WHOIS
* Obamacare Open Enrollment Is Phishing Season
* Mac Product Testing: After the (Flash) Flood
* Phishing scam warns against phishing scams
and more . . .

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Small Businesses are the Most Susceptible to Cyber Attacks

Tech Expert Discusses Simple Steps to Protect Data — Verizon’s 2012 Data Breach Investigations Study revealed that more than 71 percent of data breaches occurred in small businesses with fewer than 100 employees. Continue reading »

New Internet Crime Initiative Combines Resources, Expertise

Digital Evidence Response TeamA pilot program targeting Internet crime—focused on establishing a model for sharing information and coordinating investigations—was recently launched by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) and the state of Utah. Continue reading »

Safenetting : Spam, Phishing, Trojans, Taxes, Training, and more

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cybercrime report SOPA and PIPA never really resolved or left the scene, and we’re now seeing vague tie-ins between those issues and the threats of cybercrime, malware and phishing. Will the criminals ever stop? No. Will we ever be safe? No. Should we ignore the warning signals? No. . Should you pass these links and lessons along to your members, your readership, friends and contacts? YES! We’re all in this together. This week’s Safenetting evils are :
* Cybersecurity and Trade: National Policies, Global and Local Consequences
* Enhancing International Cybersecurity: Will The UN Reach A Deal? – Analysis
* MPAA & RIAA Return To Blaming Google For Their Own Inability To Innovate
* Report shows how the anti-SOPA fight came from the bottom up
* Movie Industry Criticizes Google Over Alleged Piracy Links
* Does DHS Have Too Much Cybersecurity Authority?
* Cyber security: do you know where you stand?
* The World vs SOPA/PIPA
and more . . .

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