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More Ties Uncovered Between CCleaner Hack and Chinese Hackers

“Starting from the stage 2 payload, I reverse engineered the module, extracting other hidden shellcode and binaries within” reports intezer.com. Not only did the first payload have shared code between the Axiom group and CCBkdr, but the second did as well.Due to the uniqueness of the shared code, we strongly concluded that the code was written by the same attacker.It looks like the attackers used version 1.1.4 of zlib to decompress the payload into this allocated memory region. Source: intezer.com Share This:

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SpotOption helped fraudster Lee Elbaz to make clients lose money, witnesses tell FBI

“The email review confirmed to the FBI that this conduct took place with respect to BinaryBook and other binary options brands” reports financefeeds.com. Witnesses 1 and two advised the FBI that BinaryBook and SpotOption worked together as needed to increase the likelihood that particular customers would lose money on trades.In the court papers, both witnesses stated that BinaryBook and SpotOption worked together to increase the likelihood that customers would lose money on trades.Other former industry insiders have also informed the FBI that SpotOption and its respective binary options brands have…

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New Zealand regulator confirms new rules for binary options

“The trial advertising ran during the Christmas holiday period and targeted people whose Facebook activity and profile showed an interest in trading in FX and binary options” reports financefeeds.com. In April 2017, the FMA changed its approach to products such as binary options and contracts for difference amid rising concerns about the harm these unregulated offers of products pose for investors.The advertisements linked back to the FMA website and emphasized the need to avoid scams, use licensed providers and generally better understand the risk of FX and binary options.Back then,…

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Binary options marketing firm that sent more than 60 million fraudulent emails denies CFTC allegations

“According to the US regulator, Zilmil sent more than 60 million fraudulent emails to more than 1.4 million unique email addresses in a seven-month period” reports financefeeds.com. The CFTC alleges that Zilmil used more than 20 autotrading systems to funnel customers to binary options firm Citrades. Source: financefeeds.com Share This:

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Exclusive: Israeli Binary options fraudster Lee Elbaz arrested in America, faces 20 years in jail

“However, the firms insist their staff have no say whatsoever on whether customers can withdraw cash” reports financefeeds.com. Indeed, whilst Israel’s corrupt government is allowing brown envelopes to dictate the safe future of binary options fraudsters, America’s upstanding legal system will not tolerate it. Source: financefeeds.com Share This:

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Russian regulators to target Seychelles-based binary options firm in illegal advertising case

“The website of the company offers a variety of trading services, with an apparent focus on binary options” reports financefeeds.com. The adverts in question were about online trading services provided by Olymp Trade, a brand of Smartex International Ltd.Binary options trading, however, remains a grey area and the regulators have not made any particular statements as to how this segment may be treated. Source: financefeeds.com Share This:

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Yahoo’s YJFX, GMO Click confirm their iOS binary options apps no longer available

“Most of these apps did not outline the risks of trading binary options, with 80% offering no risk warning at all” reports financefeeds.com. Early in August this year, ASIC said it had contacted Apple and Google following its review of app stores offering binary options apps.GMO Click Securities, a subsidiary of GMO Click Holdings Inc (TYO:7177), and YJFX, a subsidiary of Yahoo Japan Corporation (TYO:4689), have announced that their binary options trading applications cannot be downloaded from Apple’s App Store.A couple of months ago, Apple updated the OS developer guidelines,…

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FFAJ Reports Growth in Japanese Binary Options Volumes in August 2017

“Though there is a marginal increase in total trading accounts in August, the FFAJ should be concerned about the slow growth in trading accounts and inconsistent growth in trading volumes” reports financemagnates.com. An 8 percent growth in trading volumes was recorded compared to July 2017.The Financial Futures Association of Japan (FFAJ) today released its trading volume data on over-the-counter (OTC) binary options for the month of August 2017. Source: financemagnates.com Share This:

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Japan’s Hirose FX confirms its binary options app taken down from Apple’s App Store

“In addition, the bulk of these apps did not outline the risks of trading binary options, with 80% offering no risk warning at all” reports financefeeds.com. Early in August this year, ASIC said it had contacted Apple and Google in connection to its review of app stores offering binary options apps.Several months have passed since Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) introduced changes to its iOS developer guidelines, saying that “Apps that facilitate binary options trading are not permitted on the App Store”.Ever since, most companies offering such apps on the App Store have…

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