Email and Messaging Threats spam phishing instant messaging
- October 15, 2009
IT organizations can take a lesson from marketers by sending three phishing education emails to users before the holiday season.
- October 13, 2009
The recent FBI raid halting an international phishing ring highlights the problem of eradicating phishers. Password management and two-factor authentication help reduce the risk.
- October 13, 2009
The acquisition broadens Barracuda's delivery model for URL filtering and securing Web applications through software as a service (SaaS) and hybrid approaches.
- October 07, 2009
Two American Banks were targeted in an International scheme that had U.S.-based runners funneling pilfered funds to phishers in Egypt.
- October 01, 2009
An Antiphishing Working Group report found phishing websites reaching the second highest level ever recorded. Rogue antivirus is also fueling an increase in malware infections.
- September 15, 2009
Attackers target a background Web services authentication application used by ISPs and Web applications to authenticate users.
- August 06, 2009
Rogue pharmacies are using Microsoft's Bing search engine to illegally sell drugs, including addictive substances without prescriptions, according to a report
- July 23, 2009
Spammers are using a spam technique that uses automated CAPTCHA-breaking software to set up accounts and use free file storage for links and images.
- June 26, 2009
Security researchers report malicious spam, poisoned search engine results just hours after the deaths of pop star Michael Jackson and actress Farrah Fawcett
- June 08, 2009
The shutdown of 3FN.net disrupted the Cutwail Botnet and may have reduced global spam volumes by 15%. But spam levels are expected to increase to pre-shutdown levels, experts say.
- April 30, 2009
Spammers are taking advantage of the swine flu outbreak to trick users into giving up their email address, open a malicious PDF file and even buy a cure.
- March 19, 2009
Experts praise the IE 8 security features, but say browser makers have a long way to go in preventing the browser from being a hacker's favorite mode of attack.
- March 18, 2009
Spam messages containing malicious PDFs are trying to exploit the JBIG2 flaw recently patched by Adobe Systems Inc.
- March 04, 2009
I’ll throw in my nickel’s worth (two cents just isn’t worth anything) on Cisco’s announcement that its IronPort email security -- long available in a series of top-shelf appliances -- would be ...
- March 03, 2009
Cisco now offers Ironport-based email security in a hosted environment, but the announcement falls short of being groundbreaking.