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Recently, Kaspersky Lab experts detected a new wave of spam emails dedicated to the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Spammers picked up on people’s desire to watch the games live and created a message about a (fake) lottery allegedly organized by the International Olympic Committee and the Brazilian government. The spammers tried to […]

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Tech support scammers are known for their cheek — making unfounded claims that PCs are infected to scare consumers into parting with their money — but a Symantec partner took nerve to a new level, a security company claimed last week. According to San Jose, Calif.-based Malwarebytes, Silurian Tech Support ran a scam in which […]

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The University of Virginia (UVA) suffered a data breach that was initiated via a phishing scam that revealed the tax and banking data of some of the school’s employees. How many victims? 1,400

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