Blog Posts Tagged with "SPAM"
November 24, 2010 Added by:David Navetta
November 9, marked the 2 millionth consumer complaint filed with the IC3. This milestone is all the more notable because it took seven years for the IC3 to receive its first million complaints. The second million arrived in less than half the time - just under 3.5 years....
November 18, 2010 Added by:Dan Dieterle
Many of the modern advanced threats easily bypass anti-virus and then download other viruses onto your machine. Usually Spammer type viruses. The modern threat creators sometimes actually get paid by spammers to download these additional threats to your system...
September 15, 2010 Added by:Theresa Payton
A virus hit the globe recently creating a nuisance for some and a real outage for others. The spam went right past most anti virus software. Organizations noted as impacted by ABC News were NASA, Comcast, AIG, Disney, Proctor and Gamble, Florida Department of Transportation, and Wells Fargo...
September 03, 2010 Added by:Chester Wisniewski
The security industry has been pointing out the migration of spam from an email-only venture to blog/forum comments, but apparently Apple didn't consider this when designing Ping, as the service has no spam or URL filtering. 24 hours after launch, Ping is drowning in scams and spams...
June 30, 2010 Added by:Niko DePofi
AppRiver, the Gulf Breeze Florida based web security and email company, has issued a new report titled AppRiver notes: Threat & Spamscape report Special 6-Month Edition: June 2010, briefly covering online threats the company has monitored over the last six months.
June 21, 2010 Added by:Simon Heron
Twitter users are no strangers to receiving spam tweets about trending topics, but spammers are becoming more sophisticated. As reported by TechCrunch, Twitter users are starting to get spam that gives them an @ mention and tells them to watch or read something.
March 15, 2010 Added by:Wayde York
No one likes SPAM (the email variety.) Every responsible user of the Internet and surely every responsible information security professional would agree that anti-spam efforts are needed and likely should be expanded. What happens, however, when the Internet-based anti-spam agents become a hindrance to business?
March 06, 2010 Added by:Chester Wisniewski
Scammers have been devising ways to ride on someone else's coattails since the dawn of time. With every new technology they find another way to make money from nothing. Today I am going to highlight a method that involves Twitter, Yahoo!, and Google AdSense.
October 13, 2009 Added by:Sudha Nagaraj
In India, Diwali or the ‘Festival of Lights’ is round the corner. As the D-day draws closer, Indians are flocking to malls and travel operators to shop and make reservations for the up-coming holidays. At this juncture, Symantec has released an advisory warning users against emails that offer discounts, holiday deals and other enticing subject lines which feature the word Diwali.
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