ESET researchers document malware-distributing spam campaigns targeting people in France
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ESET researchers have detected a substantial new wave of the “Love you” malspam campaign, updated to target Japan and spread GandCrab 5.1
ESET research shows that DanaBot operators have been expanding the malware’s scope and possibly cooperating with another criminal group
The recent spike in Emotet activity shows that it remains an active threat
Websites are being told that they have until September 30th to pay extortionists $720 worth of Bitcoin, or else suffer a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.
Hackers broke into the MailChimp accounts of some businesses, and send out malicious invoice emails to subscribers... but that doesn't mean that MailChimp suffered a serious security breach. Once again, two-factor authentication could have saved users' bacon.
One year after the release of the technical analysis of the Mumblehard Linux botnet, it is no longer active. ESET, in collaboration with the Cyber Police of Ukraine and CyS Centrum LLC, have taken down the botnet, stopping its spamming activities.
British teen Seth Nolan Mcdonagh, aka "narko" has been sentenced for his role in a 2013 attack which slowed the internet around the world.
Today, ESET researchers reveal a family of Linux malware that stayed under the radar for more than 5 years. We have named this family Linux/Mumblehard. A white paper about this threat is available for download on WeLiveSecuriy.
Concerns over Snapchat privacy rocketed this week after users were bombarded with spam messages written in a style which suggests that a user’s own friends think they are overweight.
Picture-sharing social media site Pinterest appears to have been hacked, as multiple users reported weight-loss spam messages both on Pinterest itself and on Twitter.
Twitter has added more security measures to its site - making password resets easier, and making it trickier for cybercriminals to log in to accounts.
Twitter was flooded by an avalanche of spam from compromised accounts, leading to shortened links and pages promising miracle weight loss, diet pills, and products which would “change lives". The attack appeared to have come via a third-party service connected to Twitter.
A flood of diet spam emails seemingly from AOL addresses has hit inboxes around the worl
SMS spam is a nuisance that you shouldn't have to put up with -- learn how to block it with this useful guide from We Live Security.
Spam emails are still a big problem, but they needn't be. Check out our tips and tricks to keep your inbox free of annoying spam.
“Tens of millions” at risk from Filecoder due to “mass email spam event” targeting small businesses, British police agency warns
Tens of millions of computer users are at risk from Filecoder due to a “mass spamming event”, detailed in an alert from Britain’s National Cyber Crime Unit, which is targeting small businesses with a spam campaign.
Keypic uses an image - usually an advert, but it can be a single pixel, an animation, or anything the site’s administrator wants - and checks for typically “human” behavior. It’s already used on nearly 6,000 sites, and is available as a plug-in for WordPress and Drupal.
An invasion of fruity posts offering miraculous weight loss flooded Facebook and Twitter accounts linked to the social sharing app Buffer - appearing on official accounts for companies such as Brussels Airlines and Startup Genome.