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One Billion Malicious Spam Emails Sent Globally Every Day
*Spam Filter Service News for December 28, 2017 reported that almost one billion spam emails with malicious are delivered all over the world with users clicking on them at a growing rate. America having a problem of spam which deliver a cyber scam in many cases. According to latest numbers, FBI shows over 250,000 cyber scams...Read Full Article

Employees of Partners HealthCare Fall Victim to Phishing Attack
*Spam Filter Service News for December 15, 2017 reported that Partners Healthcare Inc., a Boston-based health care provider, announced that personal information of its patients was revealed by its employees in November 2014 by unknowingly answering "phishing' emails...Read Full Article

New Spam Email Campaign Exploiting the Name of FedEx
*Spam Filter Service News for December 2, 2017

Security experts have recently spotted a spam email campaign which is targeting FedEx, a renowned courier delivery company based in headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee (US). The scammers depend on the subject line only which reads: 'FedEx Document 694316328970' to trick at least some recipients to open the attached file...Read Full Article

JC Penney Warns Patrons of Scam Emails and Fake Calls
*Spam Filter Service News for November 22, 2017 states that JC Penney, a chain of departmental stores based in Plano, Texas (US), is asking its customers to protect themselves while on the Internet because some of its customers have experienced fake solicitation through all modes of communication like calls, mail, emails, text messages or websites...Read Full Article

Users of American Express Targeted in Phishing Scam
*Spam Filter Service News for November 4, 2017

The authors of the email have used some branding of American Express but overall look of the email is quite messy. The subject line of the email reads: "Unusual activity in your American Express card." The sender seems to be "American Express" with the subject line of the email is also used as a heading in the content of the email. It is addressed as "Dear Customer" with two...Read Full Article

Scammers Fraudulently Earning Money with Twitch Botnet
*Spam Filter Service News for October 28, 2017

Security firm Symantec says that Twitch botnet malware-for-hire services have appeared which allows scammers to earn money fraudulently through gaming streams. Symantec has investigated the popular video streaming site Twitch which has exposes cybercriminals who have been hijacking computers of users to add them to botnets which are leased out to...Read Full Article

Users of Apple Become Victims of Phishing Emails Again
*Spam Filter Service News for September 19, 2017

Security firm Bitdefender recently warned users of Apple to be cautious of being targeted with phishing emails. The fake email message does not address the recipient by name and straightway claims to perform the verification of the billing information because of undisclosed security...Read Full Article

Phishing Email Identified Impersonating Wells Fargo
*Spam Filter Service News for September 8, 2017

A scam email has been identified which is allegedly being sent out from Wells Fargo, a multinational banking and financial organization based in San Francisco, California, US which could cause problems for you or your computers...Read Full Article

NCUA Cautions Consumers about Phishing Scam
*Spam Filter Service News for September 1, 2017

National Credit Union Administration has expressed concern that end-users could get victimized with one fresh phishing campaign, which masquerades as the regulator by copying its name and online...Read Full Article

Jackson State University Warns about Phishing Email Campaign
*Spam Filter Service News for August 22, 2017

An innocent looking phishing email recently hit inboxes of employees of Mississippi-based Jackson State University (JSU). reported quoting Randel Anderson, Computer Scientist of JSU, as saying "Phishing is employed to find identities of people and they are trying to collect details from you...Read Full Article

Customers of Cox Communications Warned about Phishing Scam
*Spam Filter Service News for August 2, 2017

Cox Communications has recently warned its customers about a possible phishing email scam which is currently rolling out. It may be noted that Cox Communications is a privately owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises providing telecommunications, digital cable television and Home Automation services...Read Full Article

Phishing E-mails Yet Again Strike PayPal Customers
*Spam Filter Service News for July 24, 2017

According to security researchers, customers of PayPal have still again become targets of phishers who're sending them fraudulent e-mails impersonating the world-renowned Internet payments processor. Captioned as "Subject: Your account has limitation! You can resolve this now," the fake electronic mail directs...Read Full Article

AG of Virginia Warns Locals about Phishing Emails
*Spam Filter Service News for July 8, 2017

Attorney General Mark Herring is warning Virginians about a phishing email scam which is currently targeting them in the wild. The fake emails claim to be a "Final Legal Notification" from Herring, Attorney General or his staff regarding a debt owed to "Cash Advance, Inc," or something else informing the recipient that an "arrest warrant"...Read Full Article

Phishing E-mail Campaign Targets Illinois Tollway
*Spam Filter Service News for June 15, 2017

According to a warning to users of Illinois Tollway (Illinois USA), one phishing scam is doing the rounds that dispatches fake e-mails to I-Pass customers supposedly from "E-ZPass Support" asking to clear faulty payments related to unmet tolls...Read Full Article

Healthcare Industry Having Worst Email Security Practices
*Spam Filter Service News for May 29, 2017

Agari, an email security firm, recently surveyed and revealed results of its "State Of Email Trust" that sheds light about the security system of 147 companies of email communications. reported during second half of February 2015 stating that the survey found the healthcare industry very much lags behind...Read Full Article

Bogus Electronic Mail Masquerading as LogMein Intercepted
*Spam Filter Service News for May 23, 2017

Security researchers warn of fake e-mails posing as messages sent from LogMein the provider of PC access service from remote as they hit users' inboxes, thus reported Full Article

US Announces $3 Million Reward for Gameover Zeus Botnet Suspect
*Spam Filter Service News for May 11, 2017 reported that United States recently announced a reward of $3 million for information to catch a known Russian hacker 'Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev' supposed to be the mastermind of the notorious GameOver Zeus botnet...Read Full Article

IRS Warns Taxpayers about Scam Emails
*Spam Filter Service News for May 2, 2017 reported that the IRS (Internal Revenue Service) or the taxing agency of US is announcing about a new online scam which is aimed at tax payers...Read Full Article

Customers of Amazon Tricked With Phishing Email Campaign
*Spam Filter Service News for April 25, 2017 published news on 17th February, 2015 according to which security experts warned that a malicious campaign has targeted the users of global online-retailer Amazon aiming to harvest their sign-in information for the...Read Full Article

New Phishing Campaign Targeting Customers of FirstBank
*Spam Filter Service News for April 12, 2017 published news on 13th February, 2015 according to which security researchers discovered a new phishing email campaign targeting customers of FirstBank...Read Full Article

Phishing E-mails Targeting Users of Apple iCloud, says Sophos
*Spam Filter Service News for March 27, 2017

Sophos warns that hackers are attacking end-users of Apple iCloud by sending them fraudulent phishing e-mails that filch financial information...Read Full Article

Phishing Toolkits are Now More Sophisticated, says Symantec
*Spam Filter Service News for March 8, 2017

According to Symantec the security company, its exploration of the phishing toolkit market reveals the way such toolkits bought and sold enable e-mail frauds in an increasingly professional, genuine-appearing trade that's devised for...Read Full Article

OpenDNS Intercepts Fresh PayPal Phishing Scam
*Spam Filter Service News for February 20, 2017

OpenDNS Security Labs discovered one extensive phishing scam aimed at people using PayPal the well-known facilitator of Internet-based payments, a news...Read Full Article

Cisco - New Malware-Laced Spam Campaign Hits Corporate Users
*Spam Filter Service News for February 12, 2017

HELP NET SECURITY published news on 10th February, 2015 quoting security firm Cisco as "A well designed and extremely genuine-looking spam email campaign is currently targeting corporate users across the world eventually leading the victims to a difficult-to-detect...Read Full Article

Security Breach of Anthem Being Exploited with Phishing Attacks
*Spam Filter Service News for February 3, 2017 reported on 7th February, 2015 quoting a warning in an official statement by the firm as "During first week of February, fraudsters and hackers have seized massive attack of Anthem which is the second largest health insurance company of US as an opportunity to...Read Full Article

Scam Emails about Suspended Facebook Account Currently Rolling
*Spam Filter Service News for January 28, 2017

HELP NET SECURITY published news on 3rd February, 2015 stating a recent warning of security experts as 'Fake emails about suspension of Facebook account are hitting inboxes across the world...Read Full Article

Cutwail Botnet Showing Altered Spam Tactics
*Spam Filter Service News for January 16, 2017

The spam botnet Cutwail is now working differently -it's distributing its bulk e-mails in massive numbers within every period of only few minutes thus attacking Internauts in millions within each single outbreak, states Symantec the...Read Full Article

Fake Coca-Cola E-mails Announcing Centenary Promo Prizes Hit Internauts
*Spam Filter Service News for January 5, 2017

Security experts are warning of scam e-mails posing as messages sent from Coca-Cola the soft drink major that make the happy announcement to recipients about them chosen to be winner during a yearly promotion the company launched...Read Full Article

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