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Malware Alert: Please Update Your Expired Dropbox Password

Malware Alert: Please Update Your Expired Dropbox Password | Mercado seguridad TIC | Scoop.it

Dropbox users are advised to be on the lookout for emails entitled “Please update your Expired Dropbox Password.”

 

Experts warn that cybercriminals are sending out such

 

===> scam notifications in an effort to distribute malware. <===

 


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Estelblau's curator insight, October 4, 2013 12:45 PM

Thanks for the advice @knolinfos!

Randi Thompson's curator insight, October 4, 2013 5:47 PM

If you use Dropbox and are getting these notifications, they are hackers!   

Philip Verghese 'Ariel's curator insight, October 6, 2013 8:32 AM

Dropbox users are advised to be on the lookout for emails entitled “Please update your Expired Dropbox Password.”

 

Experts warn that cybercriminals are sending out such

 

===> scam notifications in an effort to distribute malware. <===

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New Mac Malware Scams Users Into Signing Up For Cellphone Charges - Forbes

New Mac Malware Scams Users Into Signing Up For Cellphone Charges - Forbes | Mercado seguridad TIC | Scoop.it
A screenshot of the fraudulent installer asking for a Mac user's phone number.

Time for Apple users to heed a lesson Windows users have long learned the hard way: Don’t hand out your cell phone number to untrusted applications downloaded from the Web.

On Tuesday, Russian antivirus firm Doctor Web reported the appearance of a new strain of Mac-focused malware that queries users for their cellphone number when they try to install a piece of legitimate software. If the user enters a phone number, he or she receives a text message asking for a reply with a registration code. Responding implicitly signs up the user for a series of recurring mobile charges to their carrier’s account.

Read more, a MUST:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2012/12/12/new-mac-malware-scams-users-into-signing-up-for-cellphone-charges/?utm_campaign=techtwittersf&amp;utm_source=twitter&amp;utm_medium=social

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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 12, 2012 7:06 PM

"Apple's slogan was =>'Think Different' <= + with ALL the malware around YOU should do so + get protection as well as #ProactiveThinking ;)

 


Gust MEES's curator insight, December 12, 2012 7:10 PM

"Apple's slogan was =>'Think Different' <= + with ALL the malware around YOU should do so + get protection as well as #ProactiveThinking ;)