Security researchers say that they have found multiple ways to bypass Bouncer, Google’s automated system for detecting malicious Android apps before they are made available in the Google Play store.
A scam claiming to offer free iPads has appeared on the Facebook page of pop phenomenon Lady Gaga.
With over 45 million fans on Facebook, the scammers must have been rubbing their hands in glee – imagining just how many people might click on the link without thinking.
Once again, Facebook users are duped into believing that Lady Gaga has been found dead in a hotel bedroom.
You would think that the scammers would show a little more imagination – rather than using the same disguises time and time again. But, hey, if the scam is working for them – why change it?
Has Lady Gaga really been found dead in a hotel room?
A clickjacking scam which has spread rapidly across Facebook would certainly like you to think so.
A gang of hackers known as SwagSec announced at the tail end of last week that they had hacked into Lady Gaga’s UK website and made off with a database of names and email addresses of fans.
To prove their point, they published the stolen data online.
Scammers are seeding an attack against Twitter users, posing as a banned video of “Lord Gaga” in an attempt to compromise accounts.
Read more in my article at Naked Security.
Using a selection of newly created Twitter accounts, which have the names and avatars of young women, the tweeted-out messages all claim to point to a censored music video.
Watch out for tweets about a banned Lady Gaga video, currently spreading across the Twitter network.
Is it possible Lady Gaga herself fell for this scam?