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Assassination Threats Demand Bitcoin Ransom

Assassination Threats Demand Bitcoin Ransom

Processing more than a billion messages a month we tend to see the good, bad, and ugly emails of the internet. It's pretty rare a message will raise our eyebrows or fall into a "disturbing" category, especially for our team that sees the whole range of the underworld daily.

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Becker's Hospital Review: 10 biggest malware campaigns & high-profile cyberattacks of 2017

2017 was definitely not a quiet year when it came to cybercrime.

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New CryptoLocker Has a Walkabout

Looks like we're seeing a rather small amount of messages this morning appearing to look like utility bills from Energy Australia. The graphics look pretty convincing complete with logo and barcode and a lot of what would appear to be pertinent electricity bill information. Although, there are a couple of immediate give...

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Beware of Online Dangers Lurking this Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is just one week away and with so many people shopping online, many tactics used cybercriminals to socially engineer users will be more effective than at other times during the year. Spammers and malware distributors have often crafted messages to appear as legitimate messages from the likes of UPS, FedEx,...

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