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  • Hack the halls: Watch out for Cyber Monday scamathon

    Cyber Monday is the biggest online shopping day of the year, which means it is also the single biggest opportunity for criminals to steal cash, personal information and credit card numbers, and they've got an imposing arsenal to carry out their plans against the unwary.

    Written by Tim Greene26 Nov. 14 13:45
  • 16.5k malware infections reported daily in Australia

    The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has launched a webpage which reveals that 16,500 cases of malware have been reported to internet service providers on a daily basis in 2013.

    Written by Hamish Barwick21 May 13 13:47
  • DNS reveals the top cyberthreats of 2012. And you guessed it ... no one is safe.

    Our team at Nominum recently looked at the biggest threats to fixed networks at the DNS layer. Why the DNS layer? Because it is ubiquitous -- every network runs on it -- and it is the best option for protecting critical infrastructure.

    Written by Craig Sprosts, vice president of platforms and applications at Nominum22 Feb. 13 23:13
  • Botnets decentralise after Redmond’s kingpin takedowns

    Recent efforts by Microsoft and law enforcement to take down the biggest spamming botnets may have helped fight pharmaceutical companies but they have had little effect on overall spam levels.

    Written by Liam Tung19 Aug. 11 08:38
  • Zeus leaks give tools to researchers, attackers

    The source code and a manual to the popular crimeware creation kit Zeus has been leaked, perhaps giving defenders additional tools to fight infections but also raising concerns that criminals may use the source code to create a rapidly expanding compendium of variants.

    Written by Robert Lemos14 May 11 07:09