Today's Cybercrime News
HISTORIC TREND CHART
|2014-02-19||Accidentally made public||Australia||A government agency.||Names, individual's nationalities, home addresses, and travel information.||10000|
|2014-02-04||Hackers||Turkey||A government organization.||Names, home addresses, ID numbers, phone numbers, email addresses, and bank account details.||600|
|2014-02-14||Hackers||United Kingdom||A retail chain.||Email addresses, user names, and passwords.||2239|
|2014-02-07||Hackers||United Kingdom||A bank in the United Kingdom.||Names, home addresses, passport numbers, and national insurance numbers, medical information, insurance policies, and financial information.||27000|
|2014-02-11||Hackers||United States||A casino chain in Nevada.||Names, email addresses, Social Security numbers, administrator passwords, driver's license numbers, banking information, and credit card details.||0|
|2014-02-03||Hackers||United States||A medical center in Minnesota.||Tax records including names, home addresses, and financial information.||1000|
|2014-02-19||Hackers||United States||A university in Maryland.||Name, Social Security number, date of birth, and student numbers.||309079|
|2014-02-14||Hackers||United States||A media organization.||Names, email addresses, user names, and passwords.||1056986|
|2014-02-10||Hackers||United States||Taxi services in Chicago.||Debit and credit card numbers.||0|
|2014-02-21||Accidentally made public||United States||A university in Indiana.||Names, addresses, birth dates, and Social Security numbers.||145966|
where dangrous phishing sites are hosted
1 United States
3 United Kingdom
14 Hong Kong
a few of today's most hijacked search terms
2 site uft
3 boys co
4 princess dress up games
6 make up games
7 hairdressing games
8 ???? ????????????? 2014
9 dress u games
11 danilo gentili
13 SUAP di Sangro Aventino
14 monster high dress up games
16 ever after high
18 darmowe filmy online bez limitu bez logowania
19 sea marine port townsend wa
20 ares gratis
23 logomarca uft
24 glee ????4
26 SINDICATAO SP
28 fujitsu siemens amilo drivers
29 carondelet health care hospital in tucson arizona
31 universidad nacional de jauretche
32 sescon sp
33 maybank2u login
34 excel express cargo corp valencia
35 california hotel rio de janeiro copacabana
36 dress up games
37 ufas inspection
38 performance matters
40 dress up jessie characters
42 sultanbeyli devlet hastanesi di? randevu alma
43 north valley occupational center
44 Jodie Foster
45 dress code for female tourists in jordan
46 academia c y e
47 ????? ?????
48 slimming world
51 cyme latest version
53 skip beat avis
54 muaa 2014 invierno
55 gmina radzymin
56 carondelet health network
60 mermaid games
61 fashion designer new york game
62 capital one online banking
63 Facebook Logins per Day
65 portal umuarama
67 ELE International
68 baltimore restaurant week 2014
69 California Psycare
70 suomen westiekerho
71 olympia heute
72 k?odzko korona
73 dress shops for wedding guest
74 airflow performance
77 nirmal bang
78 Hartford Truck
79 deluxe cakes and pastries
81 ???? ?????
82 muaa online
84 clinica guarnieri
88 moodle ead ifg
89 festas de aniversario porto
91 Fire Cause analysis
93 secretaria de economia
95 ellen degeneres lies to fans
Cybercriminals insert these terms on infected sites to manipulate search engines results and trick people into visiting these sites. Use caution with these search terms.
today's most dangerous websites
These sites have been infected with malware and can attack your computer just by visiting them. Avoid these "dirty" sites.
top malware attacks
1 Trojan.Zbot (Zeus)
2 W32.Sality Attack
4 Generic W32.Imaut Attack
top malware attacks
1 United States
8 United Kingdom
11 Korea, South
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