A week in security (January 21 – 27)

A roundup of last week’s security news from January 21 to 27, including Modlishka, Crytekk, PUPs, and the State of Malware report.

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A week in security (January 14 – 20)

A roundup of last week’s security news from January 14 to 20, including APT10, Fallout EK, Colllection 1 data, Youtube challenges, hosting malicious sites and a Fortnite security flaw.

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Avoid these Doctor Who Series 11 scams

Doctor Who Series 11 is upon us, and so too are the dubious streams and links promising fresh content. We take a look at what’s currently on offer, separating the spam from the timey-wimey wibbly wobbly.

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Official Cardi B website plagued by spammers

Over the past few days, fans of singer Cardi B noticed her website was slowly filling up with spam. We take a look at what happened.

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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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More Replica Automated Mails Lead to Fake Pharma

Following a fake YouTube notification spam we wrote about are similar campaigns that now target Facebook, WhatsApp, and Skype users.

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Replica YouTube Automated Mails Lead to Fake Pharma

Fake online pharmacies may not be as hot news as government-backed advance malware; however, they could be seen as a persistent threat.

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Malvertising Via Google AdWords Leads to Fake BSOD

Tech support scammers launch the infamous fake Blue Screen Of Death via a Google AdWords malvertising campaign.

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Scammers Exploit Alton Towers Crash with Fake YouTube Video

Scammers latch onto the recent Alton Towers roller coaster crash with a fake video / survey sign-up combination.

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“YouTube Account Manager has sent you a Message…”

Fake YouTube scammers are messaging users with warning of account suspensions and lure users into offers, surveys, downloads, etc.

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