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Facebook fraud infecting hundreds of thousands using the Malaysian plane disappearance story

During recent days, a new Facebook scam is causing hundreds of thousands of infections onto users’ computers worldwide.The hackers posted a fake page claiming to have a video of the Malaysian disappearing airplane, titled “Malaysia Plane MH370 Has Been Spotted Somewhere Near Bermuda Triangle. Shocking Videos Release Today”. Once the users click on the link […]

Don’t have double protection yet?

After hearing about too many attempts of password stealing, maybe it’s time to take your account security a step further and define two-phase authentication that ensures you always have access to your e-mail, PayPal and other services with less fear. Friday morning. An e-mail message appears in my Inbox . The message is from a […]

The elderly and children are often victimized by cybercriminals.

How to avoid common social network frauds

Since the last blogs posted about multiple social networks frauds, I’ve been getting multiple questions so I’ve decided to publish the common fraud attack methods and how to recognize and avoid them. The social networks are very fertile ground for cybercriminals, and sometimes it is difficult to distinguish between true stories and those who spread […]

A pornographic virus floods Facebook

During the last hours, a new variant of a known pornographic virus is flooding Facebook.The virus appears in the form of a pornographic picture taken from a porno movie made in the Far East with the caption “OMG! She was forced to do this!” and an invitation to click on a link ensuring more details […]

11,000 users fell into a WhatsApp scam

A young Spanish hacker developed a fictive application, which offered users to spy on private messages of their WhatsApp friends. Thousands users went into the site, which required them to register their mobile number. Whoever typed the number fell into a huge fraud by automatically being assigned to an advertisements site that sends ads for […]

What really happens when you hit Like?

Have you ever got a picture that promised to do something amazing if you just press Like? Have you been asked to press Like that in turn will donate a dollar to sick children? A promise of new iPhone as a gift for your Like? It’s probably a fraud. Here is the classic example of […]