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American Express hacked

March 30th 2013

Oh dear…  Cite: https://twitter.com/dimitribest/status/318164212721545216 

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And… fake BBC emails

March 21st 2013

  Related article: http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/03/19/breaking-news-pope-malware/

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Fake Facebook emails…

March 21st 2013
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Fake CNN email

March 18th 2013

  As always, hover over a hyperlink and you can see the email is fake. This email has an interesting behaviour that I do not remember having seen before. Check out what you see if you hover over a Red X that traditionally indicates that a picture has not been downloaded.  Just goes to show […]

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Oh, that’s interesting–a multi language fake Western Union email…

March 13th 2013

  Of course, you don’t want to open that attachment. The text of the message is: “Dear Agent Ref. 13 March 2013 Please find enclosed your settlement report for the date indicated above. Please pay the amount due today. If you have any query, please contact your local Settlement Executive. Thank you for your co-operation. […]

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Fake Adobe CS4 License email

March 7th 2013

As you can tell by hovering over the hyperlink, the email is obviously fake.  The text of the email is: Welcome, You can download your Adobe CS4 License here – We encourage you to explore its new and enhanced capabilities with these helpful tips, tutorials, and eSeminars. Thank you for buying Adobe InDesign CS4 software. […]

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Fake “Bank of America” emails

March 6th 2013

  As always, if you hover your mouse button over the hyperlinks, it becomes clear that the email is a fake…

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Fake “ADP TotalSource Payroll Invoice” spam emails

March 6th 2013

  You don’t want to open that attachment… really… email text below:   A copy of your ADP TotalSource Payroll Invoice for the following payroll is is attached in PDF file and available for viewing. Year: 13 Week No: 08 Payroll No: 1 Please open attached file to view and check following payrol This email […]

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Domain alerts…

March 1st 2013

Looks like latimes.com has had some issues in recent days… spotted when taking a look at safe browsing information for ads.zitaholdings.com   And huffingtonpost.com   And nbc.com   And msn.com   Anyway, here’s some domains that has been seen in association with infection / malvertizing incidents in recent times… Wexistat.com Created 26 February 2013 ICANN […]

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