Email and Messaging Threats spam phishing instant messaging
- March 31, 2004
A new poll reveals almost half of IT managers surveyed believe opening an unknown attachment is the most serious security offense their users can commit.
- March 09, 2004
Proofpoint announced its new antispam appliance, Proofpoint P-Series Message Protection and shipped its updated messenger platform leading off this edition of Industry Notebook. Also included are items from Reason, iDefense, Credant Technologies and...
- March 03, 2004
Sigaba announced a partnership with Proofpoint to improve e-mail security policy management, leading off this edition of Industry Notebook. Also included are items from Marimba, Guardian Digital and encryptX.
- February 23, 2004
The highlight to the annual RSA Conference is the Cryptographers Panel, which has morphed into a dissertation on the security issues of the day.
- February 12, 2004
A mysterious program that spread widely yesterday shows the poor state of instant messenger security.
- February 09, 2004
Is spam the silver bullet that will deflate the Internet's ascent? It's hard to say but few would disagree that it has certainly impacted the usability of it.
- February 09, 2004
There are ways to eliminate spam but doing so isn't foolproof. Being too aggressive may yield too many false positives.
- February 03, 2004
The prolific Mydoom-A worm broke records and now serves as a reminder of the dangerous potential of mass-mailing malicious code.
- December 17, 2003
Will the recent introduction of antispam legislation result in the creation of a "spam underworld"?
- December 03, 2003
Another variant of the Mimail worm has appeared that targets antispam sites. Mimail-L, however, implies some of the blacklist sites are selling child pornography, in addition to trying to steal sensitive user data and launching denial-of-service ...
- December 01, 2003
Microsoft has provided details on the specific configuration that opens a security hole in Outlook Web Access.
- November 20, 2003
As more spam relays are being choked off, experts are examining the possibility that spammers are using worms to do their dirty work.
- November 05, 2003
Hundreds of potentially affected vendors are rushing to create patches for a security vulnerability in the S/MIME protocol that may permit a denial of service.
- October 30, 2003
Spam reduction in an enterprise is tangible evidence of success for a security professional, an expert said. When members of management get fewer junk e-mail messages in their inboxes, they have visible proof their security staff is at work on a ...
- October 28, 2003
RSA Security announced ClearTrust access management software for Lotus Notes, leading off this edition of Quick Takes. Also included are items from SonicWall, Cerberian, GFI, Lumigent Technologies and Ecora Software.