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.
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'.
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.
Funmobile, accused in a Microsoft suit of sending IM spam, has been ordered to stop grabbing Windows Live users' personal information
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.
Researchers at Marshal8e6's TRACElabs have intercepted a spam campaign that's issuing bogus "Conficker Infection Alerts" and redirecting users to rogue security software upon clicking on the links.The event-based social engineering campaign is also impersonating various Microsoft security departments in order to improve its truthfulness.
Spammers are abusing Microsoft's online services at such an alarming rate that a non-profit spam fighting group now lists Microsoft as the world's 5th most spam-friendly ISP (Internet Service Provider).The latest update of Spamhaus.
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Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Ryan Naraine: Critical WMP, MS Office bugs on Patch Tuesday swat listDancho Danchev:Malware and spam attacks exploiting Picasa and ImageShackMary Jo Foley: Is Microsoft is putting Windows 7 on a diet?
Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Mary Jo Foley: A (Microsoft) Codename a day: RougeDancho Danchev: Hundreds of Dutch web sites hacked by Islamic hackersTwitter's "me too" anti-spam strategyRyan Naraine: Facebook refuses to fix obvious security flawNew StopBadware guidelines take aim at software update bundlingSam Diaz: Does Big Brother know where you've been surfing?
I'm not sure whether to call this data portability or just making it easier for social networking services to spam a user's contacts. But either way, Microsoft have announced partnerships with LinkedIn, Tagged, Hi5, Bebo and Facebook, to enable Windows Live Messenger users to looks for contacts on either of the five social networking sites and vice versa.
Microsoft's Windows Live Mail is being targeted by spammers adept at eluding CAPTCHA protection, according to Websense.According to Websense, spammers have created bots that are capable of creating random Live Mail accounts and then using them to launch attacks.
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