After a Microsoft engineer claimed an Android botnet was sending out spam from Yahoo accounts, Google denied the allegations. Now a newly discovered vulnerability in the Yahoo Mail app for Android explains how an attacker could be sending out the spam from the mobile devices.
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After a Microsoft engineer claimed he discovered an Android botnet sending out spam on an international scale, Google has denied the allegations. It's still unclear, however, where the spam is coming from.
A Microsoft engineer has discovered and identified an Android botnet that is sending out spam on an industrial and international scale. Please only install Android apps that you trust.
HP has partnered with F5 Networks to let administrators automate the rollout of applications onto their networks, cutting deployment time and seeing HP take a further step into the young field of software-defined networking
The company has fixed updates to its Forefront and Security Essentials security software that falsely identified Google's home page as serving the Blackhole exploit kit
Hotmail has seen the second part of a revamp that brings features such as one-click actions and multi-level folder support to the web service for the first time
Microsoft is adding more granular spam-fighting and organization tools to Hotmail between now and the end of the year, officials said on October 3.
Oxford University managed to accidentally overflow Windows Live services, triggering Microsoft's anti-spam technologies, resulting in the university being 'blacklisted'.
The company has offered a bounty for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the controllers of the Rustock botnet
Microsoft will prevent people who sign up for Hotmail from using passwords such as '123456' and 'ilovecats' to try to stop spammers and phishers from hijacking accounts
Symantec has reported global spam email has been reduced by about a third, after Microsoft and US law enforcement officials brought down the Rustock botnet
Google Apps users now has counter-spam features. Microsoft is trailing behind with anti-virus features expected soon, but shooting fast ahead with overall users.
With court backing and a novel use of a civil procedure, Microsoft appears to be close to obliterating the Waledac spam botnet.
Security vendor Qualys has found that a higher-than-usual proportion of businesses still have not installed Microsoft's 2008 emergency patch
Funmobile, accused in a Microsoft suit of sending IM spam, has been ordered to stop grabbing Windows Live users' personal information
Microsoft's takedown of Waledac has resulted in a minor reduction in the amount of spam, according to the anti-spam organisation, though not all researchers agree
A US court has ordered VeriSign to cut off more than 270 domains suspected of being used to command and control infected PCs
To spam or not to spam, it's all in the presentation. See if you can spot if this is a genuine email from Microsoft, or a semi-elaborate spam mesage.
Microsoft announced that it is fixing a bug in Bing that previously allowed spammers to bypass spam filters and distribute malicious links.
Microsoft is bringing out the big guns to combat instant message spam and phishing attacks done to users of its Live Messenger network.
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