Email and Messaging Threats spam phishing instant messaging
- May 31, 2006
Meanwhile: Microsoft prepares to roll out OneCare Live, McAfee hopes Falcon will soar and malicious email poses as a Microsoft security notice.
- May 25, 2006
The new user group is building an open source P2P application that sends spammers automated "unsubscribe" messages. Some call it feasible, but others believe counterattack strategies are doomed to fail.
- May 19, 2006
In this week's Security Blog Log, there's no shortage of opinions on Blue Security's decision to fold after its antispam crusade put its customers at risk.
- May 17, 2006
The move comes on the heels of a massive counterattack spammers launched against the company, knocking millions of Web sites offline in the process.
- May 09, 2006
Messaging security was a hot Interop topic, rivaled only by every other aspect of security. Vendors rolled out wares to protect messaging systems and other points on the network.
- May 02, 2006
Meanwhile: Personal data on 66,000 newspaper subscribers is leaked online, and a Trojan horse hijacks data and demands ransom.
- May 01, 2006
The SANS Institute says many critical flaws are appearing in programs long considered to be safe alternatives to Windows. Apple's reputation, in particular, "is in tatters."
- April 14, 2006
The digital underground could exploit the vulnerabilities to bypass security restrictions, tamper with sensitive data or conduct cross-site scripting and phishing attacks.
- April 13, 2006
Warning messages from antivirus filters are becoming nearly as burdensome as unsolicited and malicious e-mails. What can be done? Ferris Research analyst Richi Jennings says the answer is to pressure vendors and apply existing standards.
- April 07, 2006
This week, security bloggers examined Yahoo's relationship with adware vendors, and the price Verizon paid for aggressive spam blocking. Also: Oracle's CSO starts a blog.
- April 06, 2006
In other news, Cisco patches a variety of flaws and attackers could access Windows file through a security hole in HP's printer software.
- April 05, 2006
The Internet's most popular social networking site is all the rage in phishing circles, as crooks are using MySpace profiles to figure out users' enterprise passwords.
- April 05, 2006
Tumbleweed offers a solid e-mail security solution. But there are some unresolved issues and trade-offs in control that enterprises will have to accept.
- March 29, 2006
This week a Wi-Fi thief and a spyware duo face the music; Web analysts distance themselves from the bad guys; and does anyone want to go on a 'phishing' trip?
- March 17, 2006
In other news: VeriSign warns of new DOS attacks; Norton update disrupts AOL connections; Oracle claims a security milestone; and researchers say viruses could infect RFID tags.