Redirect to SMB flaw affects all versions of Windows

Security researchers say they have uncovered a vulnerability in all versions of Microsoft’s Windows operating system that can enable attackers...

April 13th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

Obama beats McCain in spam-off

Obama beats McCain in spam-off

Spammers prefer Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., over his rival, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., by landslide-like numbers, a security researcher said...

October 8th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

No more fake Yahoo mails from eBay, PayPal

No more fake Yahoo mails from eBay, PayPal

Yahoo Inc., eBay Inc. and PayPal have joined forces to protect customers against fraudulent e-mails and phishing attacks with the...

October 3rd, 2007 Dan Nystedt

Understanding the costs of cybercrime

Understanding the costs of cybercrime

There was a workshop on the Economics of Information Security held at Cambridge in England last June. Studying the economics...

November 30th, 2006 Richard Stiennon

Phishing e-mails almost double in two years, says Gartner

Phishing e-mails almost double in two years, says Gartner

The number of U.S. adults that are sure or think that they have received phishing e-mails has nearly doubled since...

November 13th, 2006 Computing SA staff

VoIP vulnerable to phishing attacks, expert warns

VoIP vulnerable to phishing attacks, expert warns

Banks and other companies switching their phone systems to VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) are making themselves vulnerable to phishing...

September 20th, 2006 Sumner Lemon

Group urges governments to do more to fight spam

Group urges governments to do more to fight spam

Governments need to pass more antispam laws, give lawenforcement agencies more resources and work better across bordersto combat unsolicited e-mail...

April 19th, 2006 Grant Gross

UK firms weak against ID theft, study says

UK firms weak against ID theft, study says

Only one per cent of U.K. companies use all methods available to control access to their IT systems and prevent...

March 19th, 2006 Jeremy Kirk