All items tagged with "phishing"

Secure Your Mac Against Cyber Threats With ESET Cyber Security Pro [Deals]

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ESET Cyber Security Pro fortifies your Mac’s built-in defenses, protecting against Mac and Windows-based threats, hackers and other attacks all while shielding your kids from inappropriate web content.

And now you can get one year of ESET Cyber Security Pro for $29 – 51% off the regular price!

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Apple Wants To Build More Sophisticated, Less Aggressive iCloud Mail Anti-Spam Tech

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Sick of getting spam in your iCloud email? You’re not the only one. Apple’s sick of it too, and they’re making a hiring push to get spam and abuse under control in the iCloud.

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Phishers Attack Overeager Devs Waiting For Dev Center To Come Back Online

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There’s always some scumbag who is willing to try to take advantage of a bad situation. Take Apple’s prolonged outage of the Apple Developer Center, for example. It’s a bad situation for everyone — Apple and developers alike — which is why, of course, someone’s now launched a phishing attack to try to trick people into thinking the Developer Center is back up.

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Don’t Be Fooled By Phony Apple ID Login Pages Online

This is the real deal. Don't be a sucker.

This is the real deal. Don’t be a sucker.

Hackers want your web logins, especially ones that have sensitive banking info, like your Apple ID. A fresh round of phishing attacks that ask for Apple IDs and passwords has surfaced.

“Phishers appear to have concentrated their fire on a relatively new target: Apple IDs,” according to Trend Micro. “In recent days, we’ve seen a spike in phishing sites that try to steal Apple IDs.”

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Beware This Fake iCloud Email That Will Attempt To Sell You Flowers

Beware This Fake iCloud Email That Will Attempt To Sell You Flowers

Look at how ridiculous this email is.

Phishing emails are some of the most frustrating emails I have delivered to my inbox. While I’ve never fallen for one, the sheer audacity of the sender, who makes a lame and shameless attempt to steal my login and/or bank details (often using the name of a bank I’ve never dealt with in my life) really infuriates me.

There seems to be one going around at the moment that claims to be from Apple targeting iCloud customers. Unlike traditional spam emails, however, this one won’t attempt to steal your login details when you click on its link. Instead, it wants to sell you flowers.

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iOS Hacker Discovers Major SMS Security Flaw In The iPhone

iOS Hacker Discovers Major SMS Security Flaw In The iPhone

“Never trust any SMS you received on your iPhone at first sight.”

iOS hacker and security researcher Pod2g has uncovered a major SMS security flaw with the iPhone that could lead to text message spoofing. The problem is with the way in which the iPhone handles text messages, and it’s present in the latest version of iOS — including the iOS 6 beta 4 release. However, Pod2g insists he’s pleading with Apple to get it fixed.

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Got An AT&T iPhone? It May Be Vulnerable To Cellular Hijacking

Got An AT&T iPhone? It May Be Vulnerable To Cellular Hijacking

... thanks to AT&T.

AT&T is one of 48 carriers worldwide which have a network vulnerability that allows hackers to intercept cellular data and inject malicious content into the traffic that passes between smartphones and the websites they visit. The flaw can be used to transfer code to unencrypted pages which causes a user to perform unintended actions, like sending messages or friend requests from Facebook and Twitter. And your iPhone may be vulnerable.

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Scammers Are Trying To Steal Your iCloud Login Information

Scammers Are Trying To Steal Your iCloud Login InformationA certain proportion of shameless scammers have their eyes set on your iCloud account. They are sending phishing emails in which they claim to be Apple and request your login information. They say that if you do not provide it, your account will be terminated.

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Watch Out For Apple ID Scammers This Christmas

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With Apple products showing no sign of getting any less popular, scammers are turning to the Apple ID over credit cards as a new way to fleece the unwary, said a security researcher today.

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Watch Out! Email Phishing Tricks You With iCloud Appeal [Scams]

Watch Out! Email Phishing Tricks You With iCloud Appeal [Scams]

A particularly nasty phishing scam is making the rounds, according to MacRumors. Why is it so nasty, you ask? Because the email is designed to trick you into upgrading your existing MobileMe account to iCloud. 

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