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A federal grand jury in Phoenix, Ariz. has indicted three people on charges of violating the federal Can-Spam Act for operating a pornographic spam business.
Security experts say flaws in data backup products could signal a troublesome new trend. Vulnerabilities in Veritas Backup Exec for Windows and NetWare servers and Computer Associates BrightStor ARCserve Backup on Windows were some problems cited as most serious in a recent update to the SANS Institute’s critical list. The flaws could allow an attacker…
A thorough grasp of commerce is essential for IT security professionals wanting to stand out from the crowd. Marcia Savage explains why traditional certifications are no longer enough
Researchers at Akonix Systems said they found a new variant of the Kelvir instant messaging worm that adapts to the language of a user’s system.
A 22-year-old man from Davenport, Iowa, has been charged with 75 counts of wire fraud in connection with a phishing scheme targeting Microsoft customers.
The number of conventional phishing attacks dipped slightly last month but the amount of crimeware designed to steal personal data increased, according to the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG).
The U.S. Air Force is notifying more than 33,000 airmen of a security breach in an online system containing their personal information.
A web poll of more than 1,000 business PC users shows that while most hold virus writers responsible for the recent computer worms, a good portion assign blame for the malware to Microsoft.
Educating users about “spear phishing” by testing them via mock phishing drills can help protect organizations against the new trend in online crime, experts said Wednesday.
Symantec continued its acquisitive pattern by inking a deal to acquire Sygate Technologies, a supplier of endpoint security products.
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