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Phishing email targeting iPhone users

By September 9, 2013October 21st, 2021Blog

Email contains phishing scam, not iPhone 5S

A new phishing email circulating the globe is preying on Apple fans who are eager to get their hands on the coming iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C devices, which were recently announced on Tuesday. (SC Magazine)

New York Times Outage Traced To Phishing Email To Melbourne IT Partner

Melbourne IT, an Australian firm that allows website owners to buy addresses such as, said the downtime suffered by the New York Times website Tuesday began when hackers gained access to the user name and password of one of the company’s sales partners. (

Security 101: Protecting Your Email From DHAs

Spam has plagued email users since its inception. Users obtain a brand new email address only to be pummeled with spam and phishing campaigns, sometimes within a matter of hours. (PC Advisor)

Nigerian Email Scammers Hacked By Their Own Bad Security

The service that supplies their tools also exposed their usernames and passwords. The “BestRecovery” website lets crooks deploy keystroke logging malware and then view the stolen data remotely. (

Pinterest Patches Spam-tastic Email Flaw

Pinterest, the popular virtual scrapbook-and-share social site has closed a critical vulnerability in its code that would allow a hacker to view the email address of any user on the site. (

Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Online

A new survey finds that most internet users would like to be anonymous online, but many think it is not possible to be completely anonymous online. (Pew Internet & American Life Project)

Westpac Warns Customers of Email Scam

Westpac Australia has warned customers to delete a hoax email which asks them to sign into a website in order to confirm their credit card details. (Computer World)

Georgia Department of Labor Accidentally Emails More Than 4,000 Social Security Numbers

Authorities say Social Security numbers and other information about thousands of Georgians have been inadvertently shared by a state agency. (

Ashes Cricket Scam Targets Australians

Email claims recipient has won millions of US dollars (Computer World)

Fake Email Reports US Has Already Started Bombing Syria

A fake email is being sent saying that the United States has begun bombing Syria. First, that’s not true, and second, do not open the email. It contains malware. (