While the percentage of spam in email flows fell to 69.6 percent in 2013, shady advertisers have adapted and developed some new tricks to slip past even the most vigilant spam filters.
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Trojan "most sophisticated cyber weapon" in market currently, but Verizon exec reckons its large file size and non-network-propagating nature means malware won't pose much of a threat globally.
Security readiness of Asian companies held back by low level of awareness and lack of frameworks, but strengthening of laws in region will help it catch up with the west, Chartis exec says.
Worm detected 220 million times worldwide in past two and a half years--increasing by more than 225 percent since start of 2009--spreading mostly through weak and stolen passwords, report finds.
Asian economic giant takes crown from U.S. in Top 12 spam-relaying countries, as region remains highest spam distributing continent but junk volume drops slightly over last quarter, report reveals.
update Consumerization of IT, and increase and improvement of Web malware are latest trends that will open doors to cybercriminals, user education needed for mitigation, market watcher states.
Malware distributors have launched a new wave of attacks aimed at taking over unpatched PCs and Macs. They look like routine messages from a bank or a social network, but instead of phishing for passwords, they're serving up malware.
China boosting information warfare capabilities, with help of academia and commercial IT sector, posing risk to Western government and firms, report alleges.
Transaction-signing tokens help mitigate emerging social engineering attacks, observers say, with one adding that banks should continue investing in security systems refresh.
Database giant has fixed 78 different holes across most of its major product line.
Stolen details mostly from U.K. and France and likely used to spread reach of malware, says security vendor. It adds Ramnit represents new breed of social network worms.
Malware to trace and disable cyberattacks commissioned to Fujitsu by Japanese government and has been in the works since 2008, according to report.
Six Nigerians apprehended in Mumbai for suspected SMS and spam mail scams defrauding hundreds of people, after country identified as top source for spam, reports state.
E-mail phishing attack launched on Christmas day looks to fool new Apple product owners to disclose personal information including credit card details, says security vendor.
Business lobbying group says systems were infiltrated by group of China-based hackers who tracked and stole e-mail messages from four employees working on Asia policy, according to report.
China-based hackers identified as perpetrators who broke into ISP networks serving hotels and used traveling employees to gain access to millions of confidential corporate e-mail, say U.S. officials.
Cybercriminals will increasingly view mobile devices as a target with its proliferation among users and the blurring of work and personal life on them, new report reveals.
Age of Internet underscores need to determine societal rules in cyberworld and eliminate security concerns, note observers, who call for strong members in society to step up and participate in debate.
Web sites in China seeing more phishing attacks with majority originating from local cybercriminals, with Taobao now second-most targeted site after PayPal, reveals report.
Researchers design computer programs mimicking humans to infiltrate Facebook and steal user data, and warn that these socialbots can be use for identity theft.