Email and Messaging Threats spam phishing instant messaging
- September 30, 2003
Content security vendor Trend Micro announced support for Domino 6.5, leading off this edition of Quick Takes. Also included are items from TruLogica, Executive Software, Sygate Technologies and ActivCard.
- August 07, 2003
A new study is arguing that the end of life is nearing for more formal greetings and that the uber-casual language used in electronic communication is taking over.
- July 24, 2003
A new study shows that people want the government to deal with spam the same way it's dealing with annoying telemarketing calls.
- July 23, 2003
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer has proposed a "do not spam" list to combat the waves of spam flooding inboxes every day. One privacy experts explains how the list would work, while a spammer attempts to toss a bucket of cold water on the whole idea.
- July 16, 2003
Meet the "Cajun Spammer," a man who sends up to 100 million unsolicited e-mails a day. Learn his motivations and methods, and find out whether spam madness will ever subside.
- July 14, 2003
A recent scam against Best Buy customers has put another dent in the confidence enterprises and customers have in using e-mail to conduct business.
- June 02, 2003
A rapidly spreading variant of the Sobig worm, under the guise of an e-mail from Bill Gates, hit inboxes this weekend. The worm has been upgraded by most antivirus companies.
- April 22, 2003
Sophos announced an upgrade to its MailMonitor software for Exchange 2000 and Lotus Notes/Domino servers, leading off this edition of Quick Takes.
- March 31, 2003
A serious buffer-overflow vulnerability in Sendmail, one of the most popular mail transfer agents, has been discovered.
- March 28, 2003
Spam is one of the hottest IT issues. Who hasn't received e-mail solicitations for Viagra and mortgage-reduction plans? A new research group under the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is working to address the issue of unwanted e-mail. ...
- March 05, 2003
A Polish research group has posted exploit code and analysis to BugTraq for the serious Sendmail buffer overflow vulnerability that was announced Tuesday.
- December 16, 2002
Marshal Software's MailMarshal SMTP has been certified for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, leading off this edition of Quick Takes.
- November 26, 2002
Singlefin recently launched its new e-mail product that blocks unwanted messages and stores them offsite, protecting network efficiency. This item leads off this edition of Quick Takes.
- October 10, 2002
Enterprises need to be vigilant when downloading open-source software and verify its integrity before exposing their data and networks to malicious code.
- August 27, 2002
Quick Takes: Sensitive information on a portable memory key