Email and Messaging Threats spam phishing instant messaging
- September 04, 2012
Social engineering tactics often involve email attachments targeting various industry sectors, says the security firm.
- July 18, 2012
James Philput of Information Assurance Professionals will explain how social engineering training can instill security awareness into end users.
- June 14, 2012
A spear phishing campaign contains a message about industrial control systems security and a malicious .pdf file that downloads malware to steal data.
- January 30, 2012
DMARC creates an authentication loop that could help people determine the legitimacy of an email.
- January 11, 2012
A phishing email campaign is targeting private and public sector organizations with phony US-CERT email addresses.
- August 30, 2011
A new survey from whitelisting vendor Bit9 found many firms are relying on the honor system to prevent unauthorized downloads.
- April 05, 2011
At least 50 banks, retailers and other firms are affected by a major email breach at a Texas-based data management firm that provided marketing email services.
- February 18, 2011
Phishing's not going away any time soon, but clear communication and cooperation between organizations sending emails to their customers and the webmail providers that filter those emails can help cut down on the number of phishing attempts that hit...
- February 16, 2011
While security pros should be concerned with the decreasing efficacy of signature-based antivirus, employee threats should warrant increasing attention.
- February 15, 2011
Voltage announced SecureMail v4 to make email security management easier for the user, including support for Microsoft Exchange and BlackBerry devices.
- February 15, 2011
A prominent encryption expert at the annual cryptographer's panel at RSA Conference 2011 said poorly implemented encryption deployments are being stymied by employee errors.
- February 14, 2011
Commtouch calls its new All-In-One security client a "triple play" of messaging security, Web security and antivirus.
- December 21, 2010
Microsoft has pulled a non-security update to Outlook 2007 after customers complained of connection and performance issues when the automatic update was applied to company machines.
- September 08, 2010
Cybercriminals are dumping the traditional email phishing campaigns for social networks, where it's easier to social engineer attacks and gain trust of users.
- August 09, 2010
The antivirus giant's latest quarterly report shows more than 10 million new pieces of malware were discovered last quarter alone. Plus, Macs are becoming a target.