Internet Shortcut used in Necurs malspam campaign

The Necurs gang tries out a new trick to load malware and bypass security defenses.

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Facebook spammers making things worse

Adding to Facebook’s burden are two spam campaigns. One is aimed at Finnish users and the other was quickly terminated, but we expect both to resurface in one form or another.

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“Celebrating Stephen Hawking” with a 419 scam

Scammers are using the good name of the recently deceased scientist Stephen Hawking to lure potential victims into a 419 scam, complete with a quiz and large cash prize for the winner.

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Boomerang spam bombs Malwarebytes forum—not a smart move

Boomerang Tech solutions had trouble configuring their spambots, thus dropping a few spam bombs on Malwarebytes forums. Watch us catch them red-handed in a scammer call.

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“Who visits your Twitter profile” spam app brings week of chaos

Last week saw a Twitter spam app claiming to show who “viewed your profile” and spreading throughout the social media platform. See how it spread, and what you can do to avoid being caught by this common scam.

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