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If you receive an e-mail supposedly from the ‘Bank of America’, with an alleged expenses report attached, make sure you do not open it. Delete it at once. The subject of the e-mail states that this is a ‘”statement of expenses” report notification, with a matching message inside, tagged with the ‘Bank of America’ logo […]

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Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web is warning users about a new Trojan for Android that can intercept inbound short messages and forward them to criminals. Android.Pincer.2.origin poses a serious threat because stolen messages can contain sensitive information such as mTAN codes which are used to confirm online banking transactions. The Trojan, discovered by Doctor Web’s […]

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The last summer month of the year saw a noticeable increase in activity on the part of virus makers and Internet fraudsters-pretty much in line with our expectations. Fraudsters crafting paid archive hoaxes came to incorporate malicious software such as Trojan.Mayachok.1 into their “products”. Compared with July, the number of new threats discovered by Doctor […]

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