A week in security (June 19 – June 25)

A compilation of security news and blog posts from the 19th to the 25th of June. We touched on topics like Barclays phish, Robux scam, breaking the attack chain and Incident Response.

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Fake pharma sites are getting even more obnoxious

Recently, we have noticed that pharma sites seem to have discovered the use of JavaScript to change the “Stay or Leave” messages that you see, when you try to close or leave their sites.

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Skype Hacking Tool: A Sting in the Tail

Resist the temptation to try out this so-called “Skype Hacking Tool” or you may get more than you bargained for.

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Beware of Sites Claiming to House “Gifts for My Subs”…

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to fans to be targeted and nudged to click generally dodgy links. After all, scammers are also drawn to large crowds—that’s where the money is.

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Steer Clear of this Skype Spam

Be wary of spam links being sent via Skype IM.

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A Friday (Spam) Roundup

Rounding up all the big spam campaigns this week.

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Skype Credit Generator Plays the Long Game

A promise of free Skype credits takes end-users down a very long road of installs and offers.

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