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UGNN Heartbleed Infomanager Report for April 2014

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User Group Network UGN UGNN Heartbleed Infomanager Okay… we’ll be brief. Everywhere there’s missinformation about Heartbleed. So the InfoManager brings you the latest and greatest info. Read these links, and you don’t need any other info on Heartbleed. :
[*] The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now
[*] Heartbleed developer explains OpenSSL mistake that put Web at risk
[*] Heartbleed bug: Check which sites have been patchedheartbleed
[*] U.S. Denies It Knew of Heartbleed Bug on the Web
[*] Heartbleed From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
[*] Heartbleed bug: What you need to know FAQ
[*] Heartbleed bug affects gadgets everywhere
[*] Heartbeat overflow issue.
[*] The Heartbleed Bug
[*] Heartbleed test
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Safe and Not Safe Heartbleed Sites

An article on Cult of Mac says that there are 15 Heartbleed-Vulnerable sites  where you should change your password.  Cult of Mac got their information from Mashable.com. Continue reading »

UGNN Cyber Security Report for MARCH, 2014

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report If you remember my ‘Cyber Security’ post in January — BEFORE THE OLYMPICS — you’ll remember I said : “They’re telling us that the NSA has something to do with cyber security but hey … who would you rather have spying on you: NSA or the Russian Mob?” Now, in light of the Putin invasion of Ukraine, they’re saying Snowden was working for Putin all along! So, start reading the Cyber Security Infomanager at Safenetting a little closer:
[*] Pentagon plans three-fold cybersecurity staff increase to counter attacks
[*] Damage done by Edward Snowden will take decades to repair
[*] Malicious advertisements are a plight to mobile marketing
[*] ‘Cyber Aces’ test their skills at fending off marauders
[*] McCain says “no doubt” Snowden is working for Russia
[*] Telecom Consolidation in a Post-Snowden World
[*] Target Security Assessor Denies Bank Claims
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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
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UGNN Safenetting Malware Report : March madness, who is after you now

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report The cybercrime industry is shifting focus to the mobile industry and they seemed to have selected their targets. The bad news is the easy millions they’ll make on the Bitcoin debackle, and Facebook now offers cybercrime the perfect platform for infecting a billion victims. But if it’s important, you’ll find out about it here in the UGNN Safenetting malware infomanager
* Facebook’s Suggested Posts are Advertising Android Malware Released Today
* OS X Trojan Hides Behind Angry Birds, Will Help Itself To Your Bitcoin
* Gameover malware tougher to kill with new rootkit component
* Variety of malware stealing bitcoins using exploited apps
* Sorry to say that Apple platforms are still more secure
* 98 Percent of Mobile Malware is Aimed at Android Users
* Security firm claims Russian government makes malware
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Kickstarter system HACKED

According to Yancey Strickler, Kickstarter CEO”

On Wednesday night, law enforcement officials contacted Kickstarter and alerted them that hackers had sought and gained unauthorized access to some of our customers’ data. Upon learning this, Kickstarter immediately closed the security breach and began strengthening security measures throughout the Kickstarter system. Continue reading »

UGNN Safenetting Malware Report for February 10, 2014

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report Happy Valentines Day … facing threats of all kinds, including both Facebook and Mac malware attacks. Pass along this edition of Safenetting Malware Infomanager:
* Cryptolocker scambles US law firm’s entire cache of legal files
* Java-based malware turns Mac, Linux machines into zombies
* Linkup ransomware blocks internet access, mines Bitcoins
* The FBI is collecting its own library of deadly malware
* Bogus Facebook “Look Back” video pages spread malware
* Post malware threat: Stress on indigenous electronics
* Windows XP users: Read this before doing your taxes!
* FedEx Spam Mails Disseminating Mac Malware
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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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UGNN Cyber Security Report for January 27, 2014

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report They’re telling us that the NSA has something to do with cyber security but hey … who would you rather have spying on you: NSA or the Russian Mob? Besides the fact that the NSA issues have nothing to do with the web, other than bank robbers using the interstate to escape. Oh well. The media will say anything to get more pairs of eyes. That’s why you can rely on the Cyber Security Infomanager at Safenetting:
Games InfoManager 50 top US cyber security experts write open letter calling for end to NSA ‘snoop-ops’
Games InfoManager Social media – A possible threat to national security in Sri Lanka
Games InfoManager Cyber security a big topic at Brookings symposium
Games InfoManager Cybersecurity researchers call for NSA changes
Games InfoManager Government to set ‘day of cybersecurity”
Games InfoManager Stepping up cyber security
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UGNN Malware Report for January 27, 2014

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report It’s the Mac’s 30th anniversary, but the warnings are written on the wall . . . even Mac is vulnerable! The open-source software world is allowing all kinds of delivery methods for malware, from drive-by web sites to images or flash scripting. Pass along this edition of Safenetting Malware Infomanager:
InfoManager Safenetting Malware Alerts Mac malware, Starbucks security, Apple versus FTC & Korean breach [PODCAST]
InfoManager Safenetting Malware Alerts Attackers Celebrate Macintosh’s 30th Anniversary With Data Stealing Malware
InfoManager Safenetting Malware Alerts Amazon, GoDaddy, Google, Leaseweb host half of all malware
InfoManager Safenetting Malware Alerts New Windows Malware Attempts To Infect Android Devices
InfoManager Safenetting Malware Alerts Digitally signed data-stealing malware targets Mac users
InfoManager Safenetting Malware Alerts Beware of malware posing as WhatsApp for PC
InfoManager Safenetting Malware Alerts Global spam email rate falls
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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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UGNN Malware Report for January 12, 2014

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report It’s a new year with new threats. While the spam and phishing attacks are down, malware is skyrocketing. The open-source software world is allowing all kinds of delivery methods for malware, from drive-by web sites to images or flash scripting. Very dangerous for even Mac users. Pass along this edition of Safenetting Malware Infomanager:
anti spam, safenetting reference Threat from new malware kit ‘Prisonlocker’ is overhyped, say researchers
anti spam, safenetting reference We Will See Malware Attacks on Internet-Connected Cars, Expert Warns
anti spam, safenetting reference Yahoo ad malware enslaved PCs to nonconsensual Bitcoin mining
anti spam, safenetting reference Corruption Currents: From Hotline Overload to Bitcoin Malware
anti spam, safenetting reference Fake “Critical browser update” warnings lead to malware
anti spam, safenetting reference Opinion – Even Longtime PC Gamers Can Fall for Malware
anti spam, safenetting reference Employers concerned about malware brought in by staff
anti spam, safenetting reference At least 22,000 Macs still have Flashback; so what?
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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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