Pierluigi Paganini March 30, 2015
Symantec spotted a wide spam operation on Twitter

Security experts at Symantec security firm have uncovered a persistent diet spam operation on Twitter that presents interesting aspects. In July 2014, experts at Symantec have uncovered a spam campaign offering the Green Coffee Bean Extract, a diet supplement, a few months later the experts discovered that the same operators behind campaign is continuing its activities […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 29, 2015
Spam campaign relies on macros embedded in empty Word documents

Experts at Bitdefender have discovered a spam campaign that tricks antispam filters by relying on macros in Empty Word Documents. Security experts at BitDefender observed a new tactic adopted by spammers that rely on emails with an empty Word document in the attachment to bypass anti-spam filters. The social engineering strategy adopted by spammers to lure victims into […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 19, 2014
IoT – Discovered first Internet of Things cyberattack on large-scale

Proofpoint discovered more Than 750,000 Phishing and SPAM Emails Launched From “Thingbots” Including Televisions, Fridge Recently security researchers from Proofpoint uncovered a cyber attack against the Internet of Things (IoT), more than 100,000 Refrigerators, Smart TVs and other smart household appliances have been hacked to send out 750,000 malicious spam emails. The nightmare comes true, dozens […]