Email and Messaging Threats spam phishing instant messaging
- July 20, 2010
Spammers target specific industries based in rural states, according to Symantec Corp.'s MessageLabs Intelligence.
- May 05, 2010
Most cloud-based antispam services use a mixture of the same techniques to weed out spam, but some services stand out with encryption, archiving and e-discovery features.
- March 15, 2010
Social network names are increasingly being used by phishers and other attackers. But most sites fight back swiftly, according to MarkMonitor Inc.
- March 04, 2010
Health care organizations say medical identity fraud is on the rise and they're boosting their online security with anti-fraud measures used in the banking industry.
- March 02, 2010
A study of 419 advanced fee fraud messages found many of them may be coming from cybercriminals in Eastern Europe and Asia.
- March 02, 2010
At the 2010 RSA Conference, Scott Charney, Microsoft's top Trustworthy Computing executive, discussed the software giant's new approach to botnet protection, detailed its new identity management technologies and explained why cloud computing risks ...
- February 26, 2010
Federal judge grants Microsoft the ability to shut down hundreds of domain names tied to the Waledac botnet.
- February 17, 2010
Spam volume remains steady at about 90%, according to spam statistics from industry group.
- January 13, 2010
Up to 33 Silicon Valley tech firms, financial companies and government contractors have been breached by a sophisticated attack believed to have originated in China.
- January 04, 2010
Only 8 of 40 antivirus vendors can detect the latest PDF attack, which uses sophisticated coding to complicate security analysis and enable the author to push malware updates.
- December 15, 2009
Malicious PDF files discovered in the wild spread via an email attachment and target a yet-to-be patched hole in Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
- December 07, 2009
Cybercriminals target Yahoo and other hosting services using a new phishing campaign to hijack accounts and commit bank fraud.
- November 27, 2009
Alan Ralsky, the self-proclaimed "Godfather of Spam," was jailed for his role in a stock fraud spam scheme.
- November 02, 2009
Reports highlight surge in spam as well as an increase in malicious Web pages attacking visitors with Trojan malware and downloaders.
- October 27, 2009
A phony message warns users that their Facebook password has been reset.