CyberGate IT

Huge database leak reveals 1.37 billion email addresses and exposes illegal spam operation

“A faulty backup has inadvertently exposed the entire working database of notorious spam operator River City Media (RCM). In all, the database contains more than 1.37 billion email addresses, and for some records there are additional details such as names, real-world addresses, and IP addresses. It’s a situation that’s described as “a tangible threat to … Read more

US disrupts giant botnet used for spam and ransomware

“US authorities are working to take down one of the world’s largest botnets, which controls tens of thousands of infected computers and sends hundreds of millions of spam emails that distribute ransomware and malware across the globe. Working alongside the FBI and security company Crowdstrike, the US Department of Justice has started blocking domains associated … Read more