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The operations and economics of organized criminal email groups

Nine of the 10 captured organized criminal email groups operate out of Nigeria, they all leverage a multitude of attack methods, and business email compromise (BEC) is far more lucrative than any other attack, according to Agari. BEC is the most common attack type, indicative of a growing risk since the average age of the […]

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Malicious PHP Script Infects 2,400 Websites in the Past Week

A botnet called Brain Food is pushing diet pills via infected WordPress and Joomla websites.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. http://blacklakesecurity.com/malicious-php-script-infects-2400-websites-in-the-past-week/

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TeenSafe Tracking App Exposes Thousands of Private Records

Records for a mobile app that parents can use to monitor what their kids are doing online has been exposed in the latest Amazon Web Services cloud misconfiguration.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. http://blacklakesecurity.com/teensafe-tracking-app-exposes-thousands-of-private-records/

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Roaming Mantis Swarms Globally, Spawning iOS Phishing, Cryptomining

Analysis shows that the malware, previously a banking trojan focused on Android devices, has rapidly evolved just in the past month.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. http://blacklakesecurity.com/roaming-mantis-swarms-globally-spawning-ios-phishing-cryptomining/

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Fortnite is coming to Android, but malicious fake apps are already there

Android users eager to play the increasingly popular Fortnite survival game on their mobile devices are being targeted left and right with malicious apps masquerading as the game or apps related to it. What is Fortnite? Fortnite is a co-op sandbox survival game published by Epic Games. It was released for Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation […]

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