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Several weeks ago, an McAfee researcher named Michael Zhang analyzed an Android trojan which specifically targets South Korean phones. It’s called Smsilence, and it uses bait such as “Starbucks coupon” apps (ex: starbug.apk). Here’s the phone number check looking for country code +82: A detail not included in Zhang’s post: the URLs / IP addresses […]

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Click to Enlarge Many of the cash generating advertising gimmicks making their way across Tumblr tend to skirt around the edges of legitimacy. This one is a full on, straight up fakeout and should be ignored as such. There are two types of spam promoting the website Tumblrmarketing(dot)com – the more regular kind of spam […]

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There are various active spam campaigns spreading on the pinboards of Pinterest users, such as e.g. fake H&M coupons, an offer for a free coach handbag, fake Walmart, Ikea, Starbucks, Apple iPad, etc. Some Pinterest accounts have at least one whole album full of those dubious offers, promoting various brands: It’s the usual game: people […]

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