Panic attack: Apple scams apply pressure

We take a look at some of the many vaguely threatening/panic-inducing attempts by Apple scams to phish potential victims. Featuring emails, texts, and…Edward Snowden?!

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Fake Spectre and Meltdown patch pushes Smoke Loader malware

German users are being targeted with a rogue patch for the recently announced Meltdown and Spectre flaws.

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A week in security (January 1 – January 7)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from January 1 to January 7, including Meltdown and Spectre updates, miners, wire fraud refunds, and fake apps on Google Play.

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Facebook phishers want you to “Connect with Facebook”

Facebook phishers link from bogus landing pages hosted on sites(dot)google(dot)com URLs. What do they want? Your data.

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There’s a hole in my bucket: Bitcoin scams aim to exploit volatile market

The world of Bitcoin is ablaze with profit, speculation, and potential riches for all. Unfortunately, scammers are in on the action and will stop at nothing to relieve the unwary of their digital fortunes. What are the threats, and what can you do to stay safe?

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