Tag: fake


Fake veteran hiring site downloads spyware instead of jobs

September 25, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

A “threat group” previously identified as being behind a set of attacks on IT providers in Saudi Arabia has now been spotted targeting US military veterans and companies with a malicious web page that purports to be an employment site. […]


This malware attack starts with a fake customer-service call

November 15, 2016

Via: CIO

Hotel and restaurant chains, beware. A notorious cybercriminal gang is tricking businesses into installing malware by calling their customer services representatives and convincing them to open malicious email attachments. The culprits in these hacks, which are designed to steal customers’ […]


Attackers try to compromise Magento with a fake patch

February 15, 2016

Via: CIO

Attackers are still trying to find Magento installations that haven’t patched a particularly bad vulnerability, this time trying to trick people into downloading a fake patch. The bogus patch purports to fix a flaw known as the Shoplift Bug, or […]


Associated Press sues FBI over fake news story

August 28, 2015

Via: Joe Mullin

The Associated Press filed a lawsuit (PDF) this morning, demanding the FBI hand over information about its use of fake news stories. The case stems from a 2007 incident regarding a bomb threat at a school. The FBI created a […]