Google: Spammers Rally Back From McColo Shutdown

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http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Google-Spammers-Rally-Back-From-McColo-Shutdown-639980/ “Location-based spam is the latest technique being used by ‘bad guys’ to increase the likelihood that an unsuspecting victim will not only read their message, but will actually click…

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Location Based Spam

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Location based spam is the latest technique being used by “bad guys” to increase the likelihood that an unsuspecting victim will not only read their message, but will actually click…

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Valentine’s Day Spammers

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I came across this article last night, “Botnet Operators Gearing Up for Valentine’s Day Spammers try to play Cupid, with a dark twist” by Richard Adhikari with Internet News (http://www.internetnews.com/security/article.php/3802331)…

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Email Points of Pain

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A recent article that was written for ADVANCE for IT Executives on-line magazine (http://health-care-it.advanceweb.com) dealt with the challenges unique to the health care industry because of their unfortunate position in…

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Fake Obama News

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An article that caught my attention this morning by Brian Prince of eWeek (http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Malicious-Sites-With-Fake-Obama-News-Trying-to-Build-Botnet/) details the latest in e-mail security attacks: “Spammers are luring victims to a malicious site with…

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Zombie PCs Attack

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Internet News published this article yesterday, about zombie PCs (http://www.internetnews.com/security/article.php/3796526/The+Webs+Latest+Threat+Smarter+Zombies.htm) getting smarter and harder to track, as they are regularly asking for new IP addresses from their ISPs, ultimately rendering…

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2009 Predictions on Email

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You heard it hear first: 2009 is going to be known as the “Year of the Social Networking Scam.” As more people publish details about themselves on social networking sites,…

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Anti-Fraud is not Anti-Spam

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One of the biggest problems with e-mail is the complete lack of an inherent security model. Like the telephone, most people have come to take e-mail for granted; expecting that…

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