Tag: spam

New Spam Campaign Aims To Create Pump-and-dump Scenario For Publicly Traded Stocks

Spam email campaigns are nothing new, as unsolicited emails have been around for quite some time now. However, it would appear the number of spam campaigns has decreased since December of 2017. Unfortunately, that was only a temporary reprieve, as a few new campaigns have launched in recent weeks. None of these spam attacks intend to distribute malware, though. A New Purpose For Spam Email Campaigns? Cyber criminals have used spam …
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New Spam Campaign Distributes Locky Ransomware and Kovter Trojan Simultaneously

Criminals have taken a liking to the idea of combining multiple types of malware into one distribution campaign. Malware Protection Center researchers discovered a string of email messages using malicious attachments to spread both Locky ransomware and the Kovter Trojan. It is not the first time these two types of malware are distributed in the same campaign, as dual-pronged spam campaigns have become more common as of late. Criminals Step …
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Top 4 Spam Email Campaigns of 2016

Criminals are using spam email campaigns to target thousands of potential victims all over the world. The year 2016 has seen its fair share of such campaigns, most of which relate to the distribution of ransomware and other types of malware. Rest assured this threat will carry on throughout the year 2017 and beyond. Computer users need to remain vigilant when it comes to receiving emails, as one never knows what …
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Bitcoin Experiencing Network Delays, What Can You Do?

Starting January 23rd, Bitcoin has been experiencing a delay in confirming transactions. Many users claim to have been waiting over 10 hours for their Bitcoin transaction to confirm, this article will try to explain how this happens and what you can do to either fixe an unconfirmed transaction or avoid the delay in the first place. What is going on? The main issue the Bitcoin network is experiencing right now …
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