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Australia Attacked by Dozens of Cyberattacks Per Week, 80% Said to Be State Sponsored

17:17 08 October in Latest Threats
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Talking at the Australian Defence Magazine cyber security meeting in Canberra, Major General Stephen Day, deputy director of cyber and information security at the Australian Signals Directorate, has discovered that the country is hit by dozens of malicious cyberattacks every week. Till Day, 789 attacks...

Gamarue Malware Downloads Malicious Files from SourceForge

05:19 08 October in Latest Threats
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[caption id="attachment_436" align="aligncenter" width="728"] Gamarue infection chain[/caption] Progressively malware developers are moving to legitimate hosting services to store malicious components. As per experts, a variant of the Gamarue malware is intended to download additional components from the popular code storehouse SourceForge. Four files have been recognized in...

Phone Spam Alert: Your Google Account Has Been Hacked, Reply Now

17:20 07 October in Latest Threats
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[caption id="attachment_433" align="aligncenter" width="280"] Mobile spam message warns of hacked Google accounts[/caption] While this appears to be a typical phishing scam, it might not be. Experts say it’s difficult to determine what the scammers’ goal is. When users reply to the message, they’re told to enter the...

Hacker Make Use Of XSS And Google Street View Data To Resolve Victim’s Physical Location

17:16 05 October in Latest Threats
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Samy Kamkar, a privacy and security researcher, highlighted new types attacks executed from the Internet. An attractive hack he demonstrated was the ability to extract extremely accurate geo-location data from a Web browser, while not using any IP geo-location information. Kamkar, by convincing the victim to...