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Michael Jackson unreleased tracks stolen from Sony

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Hacko Jacko! Two British men are alleged to have hacked Sony's network and made away with Michael Jackson's entire back catalogue, including unreleased recordings.

Did Michael Jackson fake his death? Rogue Facebook app uses ghoulish lure

Did Michael Jackson fake his death? Rogue Facebook app uses ghoulish lure

Did Michael Jackson really die on June 25, 2009? Conspiracy theorists who believe that the popstar might have faked his own death, may be at risk from this Facebook attack.

Language Is Not A Problem For Michael Jackson

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Michael Jackson's record sales have risen dramatically since his death. It is thus not surprising that spammers will not pass up on this great commercial opportunity. Today, SophosLabs received a Chinese spam campaign advertising Michael Jackson albums on DVD (highlighted Read more…

Michael Jackson email-aware worm hits inboxes

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Since the death of pop icon Michael Jackson last week there has been an avalanche of scams and malware attacks exploiting interest in the contoversial figure. Now we have encountered a mass-mailing worm that spams out messages with the following Read more…

International MJ Conspiracies With a Payload

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Yes, sadly we're still talking about people taking advantage of Michael Jackson's death. This week, we've seen a rise in malware purporting to show images and video leading up to Michael's death -- many malware groups around the world appear Read more…

Another Michael Jackson Scam

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No doubt last week has been a very sad and depressing week for most people to learn of the passing of Michael Jackson. Michael Jackson not only inspired millions of people through his music but his tireless charity work had Read more…

Michael Jackson "breaking news video" distributes malware

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As many expected, the death of the "King of Pop" Michael Jackson has given malware authors a new topic to entice users into installing malware Shortly after we detected the first spam message regarding Michael Jackson, the first malware related Read more…

Michael Jackson's Death Sparks Off Spam

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The death of the "King of Pop", Michael Jackson, spread great shock through the entire world. Just after about 8 hours of his demise, SophosLabs witnessed the first wave of spam messages employing the sad news in the subject line Read more…

Michael Jackson and Green Card lottery scams come together

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This week tickets for a series of Michael Jackson concerts at the O2 Arena (formerly the Millennium Dome) in London sold out in next to no time. The controversial pop superstar claims that the concerts, which will earn him more Read more…