ShadowBrokers fails to collect 1M bitcoins – releases stolen information

ShadowBrokers finally made good on their promise to release the decryption key to unlock the stolen ‘auction’ file purportedly filled with NSA hacking tools.

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It’s a hard life for phishers

Phishing URL compromise is surprisingly common, as many phish pages are fully expected to have a short shelf life. Of course, having a site taken down isn’t the only thing making life difficult for phishers. As you’ll see, it’s often the least of their worries given the surprisingly plentiful ways people want to celebrate International Give a Phisher a Headache Day.

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Mr. Chow’s website serves up ransomware

A high profile fine Chinese cuisine restaurant has had their site hacked. Unsuspecting visitors will get infected with ransomware if their machines are vulnerable.

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COMELEC breach data released online, fully searchable

The COMELEC hack, which involved a breach of up to 55 million people’s personal information in the Philippines, is now fully searchable.

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Malvertisements on “Fappening” forum lead to Android Ransomware

A compromised nude leak forum, dubious adverts, Malvertising, Ransomware and more besides – this one has it all.

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