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We’ve previously blogged about Olympic ticket scams, phishing, malware designed to propagate through social networking, and other Olympic security concerns.  We also know that hackers take advantage of people searching for breaking news and trending topics about the Olympics through various SEO poisoning techniques. When Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvilii died in a tragic training accident just before the Vancouver Olympics in […]

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SMS scammers targeting Android smartphone users are showing no sign of ceasing. As long as Android has a big chunk of the consumer market, threats targeting this OS will never go away. So far, we’ve seen bogus mobile Internet browsers, such as a fake Opera Mini (an OpFake malware) and a fake Firefox (a Boxer […]

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Cybercriminals are known to take advantage of sporting events like the London Olympics 2012 for their malicious activities. Some of the attacks that leveraged this event include fake live streaming websites, fraudulent sites that sell bogus tickets, and malicious Olympics-related app hosted in a fake Google Play store. Adding to the list of attacks using […]

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