Different from traditional email spam, social spam can reach a large audience by nature of the platform and can appear trustworthy since it is coming from people in your social network.
We've all heard about digitally signed malware, but have you ever been targeted with a digitally signed spam email? Someone did, and has shared the signature notice with the public: Just received my 1st-ever digitally signed piece of spam.
A dropper component sent to the Akamai researchers led them to the discovery of a spamming botnet that consists of at least 83,000 compromised systems.
A clever new email spam campaign has been spotted targeting domain name holders, trying to trick them into downloading malware on their systems.
An email spam run impersonating PayPal is actively targeting German Android users and trying to trick them into downloading what is ostensibly the official PayPal app, but is actually a banking Trojan.
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