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Hosters say about a significant increase in the number of XSS-attacks. According to statistics from hosting company Firehost, the number of XSS-attacks on websites in the last quarter of 2012 soared by 160% from the same period of 2011. According to the company, out of 64 million detected and blocked attacks, some 2.6 million was […]

Dr.Web Anti-virus for Windows ensures reliable protection from viruses, rootkits, spyware, adware, hacking tools, programs, dialers and joke programs. Dr.Web Anti-virus for Windows filters email traffic, detects and removes malicious code that monitors the file system. Dr.Web for Windows regularly updates the list of viruses. Dr.Web Anti-virus for Windows provides: – Detection and neutralization of malware on […]

Independent research firm NSS Labs has implemented testing four popular browsers (Apple Safari 5, Google Chrome 21, Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 and Mozilla Firefox 15) for resistance to phishing attacks and published a report of the test results. The experts noted that significant progress in the results, compared to the same test conducted in 2009. […]

According to Symantec, in the past month, the flow of spam advertising, phishing and malicious messages increased slightly. The level of spam in email traffic was 75.0%, 2.7 points higher than in August. More junk email from other suffering people of Saudi Arabia (84.9%), and the division by sectors of economic activity – educators (77.9%) […]

Fraudsters offer users to enter personal information to participate in the prize draw. Symantec discovered several phishing sites that are presented to users in the guise of web-sites popular Brazilian financial services company that provides credit and debit cards. Web-sites are filled with images of popular Brazilian soccer players, as well as the logo of […]

What is “Phishing”

Posted: September 11, 2012 in Glossary
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Phishing – a type of the Internet fraud, which purpose — to obtain identification data of users. This includes stealing passwords, credit card numbers, bank account numbers and other confidential Phishing is a fraudulent e-mail came to the notice from the banks, service providers, payment systems, and other organizations that, for whatever reason, the recipient […]

Experts Trusteer have fixed a new attack Banking Trojan Tatanga. During the attack, designed to intercept one-time code generated by the personal TAN-generator, using social engineering techniques. TAN-codes (Transaction Authorization Number) used in online banking systems as an additional level of protection against fraud in the operations on customer accounts. This is a one-time passwords […]

If you can do a number of things, the need for a huge number of IT professionals is not required to prevent hackers from taking over your online banking system. Essentially, small businesses find online banking very convenient and easy while at the same time very vulnerable to cyber criminal targets. Lots of small businesses […]

Symantec experts have found 469 new vulnerabilities, which is 13 % higher than in August 2012. Symantec has introduced a virus activity report for August 2013. Experts analyzed the level of spam, the most common scams on social networks, the number of malicious programs for mobile devices, and phishing attacks. The authors of the study […]

The hacker group “Syrian Electronic Army” acting in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, today warned through his twitter users that encourages them not to use popular mobile messenger Viber. Hackers say they managed to hack the database of Viber users, and the site of the operator Viber. Immediately after allegations of hackers on the […]