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- May 09, 2007
Security experts are warning of a new online scam in which the victim receives an emailed death threat. Such scams are becoming known as a 419 death threat.
- May 03, 2007
Few people in the world know more about identifying and stopping spam and other unwanted email than Paul Judge. Now the chief technology officer at Secure Computing Inc., Judge spent years at CipherTrust studying spammers, their motives and tactics ...
- May 01, 2007
Attackers could access sensitive information and run malicious code by exploiting multiple flaws in Trillian, a chat program popular in many enterprises.
- April 27, 2007
Researchers at Secure Computing Corp. have discovered a new form of image spam that is sneaking into corporate systems and clogging inboxes.
- April 18, 2007
Sender ID, a framework to verify the authenticity of email messages, is successful in blocking tens of millions of messages each day, Microsoft claims in a study it released today.
- April 18, 2007
A patchwork of laws in the United States and foreign apathy toward cyber crimes give attackers an advantage over law enforcement, said Microsoft's top security chief Scott Charney.
- April 12, 2007
Security firm Postini and the SANS Internet Storm Center said they are tracking a significant malware outbreak. Postini calls it the biggest email attack in almost a year.
- April 09, 2007
Spammers used an attack technique much like last January's "Storm" assault to dupe people into downloading malware over the weekend. This time, they used fake WWIII headlines.
- March 16, 2007
This week in Security Blog Log: The Securities and Exchange Commission's crackdown of 35 accused spam pushers is getting a mixed reception by bloggers.
- March 15, 2007
IT pros are adding multi-layered spam filters to deal with the incursion, but some say it's still a losing battle.
- March 07, 2007
A flaw in the GNU Privacy Guard cryptographic system allows an attacker to insert text into a GnuPG-signed message or completely replace the original text.
- February 13, 2007
A security expert at RSA Conference 2007 said children must learn about the dangers of cyberspace, just as they are taught about the dangers of drugs and alcohol.
- February 05, 2007
VeriSign and other certificate authorities (CAs) have been at the forefront of Extended Validation SSL Certificates (formerly known as high-assurance certificates), which standardize the vetting process used by CAs against certificate buyers, and ...
- February 01, 2007
Some security vendors are developing technologies that show promise in preventing unknown attacks and protecting machines with zero-day vulnerabilities.
- January 24, 2007
The use of keylogger technology is surging and there's been a 100-fold rise in phishing attacks, according to a new report from McAfee.