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Alert : New Bank spoof spam also carries malware infections

System Boost for iOS detects Malware and Security Threats on iOS Devices

 System Boost for iOS detects Malware and Security Threats on iOS Devices B-Eng has launched System Boost 1.0, their new security and system info app that may save you from a world of hurt! System Boost is for anyone who is concerned about the integrity and security of their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Continue reading »

Phishing Report: Security Clearance, Bitcoins, BitPay, Amazon, Debit cards and more

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cybercrime report How bad is it? Just recently there has been a real surgence in Phishing and spam-delivered threats. Since the beginning of the year when two of the major spam portals where shut down, we thought email-deliverred crime was ebbing. No such luck. Now it’s moved to hot spots in South America, Eastern Europe and places where ICANN looks the other way. Remain calm, and remain on guard

  • If You Fall for a Phishing Scam, Should You Lose Your Security Clearance?
  • Bitcoin Payment Processor BitPay Loses $1.8M in Phishing Hack
  • Amazon UK customers targeted with phishing scam
  • Consumer Alert: Debit card phishing scam
  • Data Breach Investigations Report
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Phishing Report: Market Disorder, Wire Fraud, Iranian Military Hackers, Spam King, and more

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cybercrime report You can check off another victory for the spam and phishinc fighters of the world, since Mr. Spam King gets the clink for spamming Facebook users… at last! But that’s not all in the news. Email is getting more nasty each day, and now the 3rd world countries are starting to apply their most criminal moves into the rest of us.

  • Domain hijacking spear-phisher foiled by the last line of defense—paranoia
  • Iranian Military Hackers Launched Google Phishing Campaign Against US
  • FBI: Social Engineering, Hacks Lead to Millions Lost to Wire Fraud
  • Latest APT 28 Campaign Incorporates Fake EFF Spearphishing Scam
  • ‘Spam King’ pleads guilty for 27m Facebook messages
  • In-house ‘more likely’ to open phishing emails
  • ‘Phishing for Phools’ and Market Disorder
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American Express Phishing Spam

  BEWARE email like this ... If you get spam like this DO NOT CLICK … Always report to the bank or institution.  Forward any American Express phishing to : spoof@AmericanExpress.com … in many cases, the “spoof@” address works.  Or simply search Google for “Spam Phishing” and the name of the institution. They all want you to help, and they all want to get rid of cybercrime. SHARE or TWEET this! Thanks for reading      

Best Mac Antivirus Software

As part of an article titled Best Antivirus Software and Apps 2015, Tom’s Guide has made its recommendations for the Macintosh.   Continue reading »

ALERT: Malware phishing hiding behind Google, Barracuda.com and Copy.com

We’ve been tracking this cybercrime cartel activitiy for a while, and today two more attacks came into all our spam trap accounts.  They’re hiding under Google’s system to avoid detection, knowing that Google refuses reports.  They’re actually hosted on the Barracuda system, one of the leading “anti-spam” providers — what better place can you think of? DO NOT CLICK

BEWARE : Google Spoof email steals your identity

Google phishing identity theft

UGNN Malware Update : broken, break in, breaking, breaches

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report We’re putting all the spam, phishing, malware, cybercrime, email spam in one report these days. The impending cyberwars and cyber security is taking the limelight. But that doesn’t mean you’re not at risk. Follow the InfoManager, we’ll do our best to keep you informed :
[_] iOS 7.1.1 Jailbreak: Pangu jailbreak is a stolen product and contains malware
[_] Malicious Spam Mails about Parking Fine Hit Internauts in UK
[_] Fortinet Finds Data Loss, Malware and Unauthorized Access
[_] Attack on Dailymotion redirected visitors to exploits
[_] A New Android ‘RAT’ Appears – Serious Banking Threat
[_] Digital signatures are now legal authentication
[_] UK travellers hit by 4 July malware scourge
and more . . .

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UGNN Cyber Crime Update: Drive-by malware, Android intrusions, World Cup virus

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report Spam, phishing, malware, cybercrime, cyber security, all evil — we’ll begin merging our online evil posts all in one place! This edition sees more woes for Android users, breakins, and World Cup malware for all . . . Follow the InfoManager :
[_] Undetected malware concerns two-thirds of small business owners, survey finds
[_] Fake, malicious World Cup-themed apps targeting Android users
[_] Malware Targets Retailers Using Cloud-based PoS Services
[_] Be warned: Sage scam invoice email is doing the rounds
[_] Mutant Malware Threatens US Android Phones
[_] Data on our data: 100000 malware implants
[_] Does iOS malware actually exist?
and more . . .

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What do Singapore, bitcoins, games and naked Miss Teen have in common?

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report Malware and hacking episodes are taking some interesting twists as the hacks become more sophisticated and the victims become more glamorous! Follow the InfoManager :
[_] Video: Miss Teen USA “shocked” after hackers recorded her naked
[_] Police want to learn hackers’ tricks in order to nail them
[_] Facebook Starts Offering Free Malware Scanning to Users
[_] Pirated Copies Of Watch Dogs May Contain Bitcoin Malware
[_] Surge in security breaches: report
[_] SEWorks: Hackers In The House
and more . . .

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Google, Microsoft, Instagram, Apple and more all got Malware!

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report We are seeing more and more of a shift to malware from the normal flow of spam and phishing. We also usually report a day or two before the mainstream media picks up on it. If you have not yet shared or pinned our most recent alerts:
* PayPal drive-by alert
* Alert: illegal internet drug crime cartels

With the shift to mobile devices and tablets, there’s also a shift to unix and “generiac” software with lots of bugs and lots of back doors. So it’s no longer a them verses us theme. It’s how do I protect myself, and how can I help protect others. And you’ve known for the past quarter century . . . follow the InfoManager :
[_] 10 Reasons Today’s Malware Threats Require Defense in Depth
[_] Google warns Demonoid users over possible malware threat
[_] Fake Instagram ‘Image Viewers’ Are Latest Malware Fad
[_] Malware infections tripled in Q4 of 2013: Microsoft
[_] Malware update: Happy 10th birthday mobile malware!
[_] Apple security: Securing your Mac and iOS devices
[_] Sefnit Malware Returns with Sophisticated Version
[_] Malware at all time High
and more . . .

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Safenetting : Phishing, Report for May 2014

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cybercrime report Although social media fraud, malware, and drive-by tracker sites are increasing threats, plain old spam and phishing is still very much alive. In our first quarter we reported and/or tracked over 6,000 individual spam emails, of which 43% were straight, in-your-face, phishing. The Safenetting Pinterest page is one worth following! And please pin: >Apple did NOT move to the Czech Republic

But as for this week’s alerts :
[_] New era of ‘mega breaches’ signals bigger payouts and shifting behaviour for cybercriminals
[_] 1,981 Baylor Regional Medical Center patients’ information compromised by phishing
[_] It Took Feds 13 Days to Unravel a TSP Cyber Hoax Perpetrated by… Feds
[_] Spam in Q1 2014: US Once Again the Prime Target for Malicious Emails
[_] ‘Unknown malware’ hits enterprise nets 53 times a day
[_] Proceeds of phishing campaign balloon
[_] Scam Alert: PayPal fraud warning
[_] POP! goes the phisher
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UGNN Safenetting Malware Report : April showers bring … misery

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report We posted “another reason” in the web site, and invite you to Pin or Share it to get the word out. We’re not letting up on that issue either! As you can see from our continuing coverage of the cybercrime industry and evil stuff on the web, what we need is MORE Internet accountability, not less. The crime industry has moved to the mobile industry, but plenty of risk still threatens connected technology in all sectors. But if it’s important, you’ll find out about it here in the UGNN Safenetting malware infomanager
[_] Malware Peddlers Exploit Starbucks’ Name in New Malicious Campaign
[_] Bug in Microsoft Security Essentials Downs Windows XP Machines
[_] Smart Devices, Wearables Pose Security Risks for Consumers
[_] Bitcoin-Mining Android Malware Surfaces on Google Play
[_] Understanding The Top 5 Mobile Banking Trojans
[_] New Malware targets jailbroken iOS devices
[_] Men More Vulnerable to Mobile Malware
and more . . .

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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
and more . . .

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