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Norton Security with Backup

Norton Security with Backup protects your PC against the latest viruses, spyware, and other threats. It delivers fast, powerful online...

September 30, 2014 by Symantec

Adobe warns of license key email scam

The company has issued a warning that a malicious email campaign is underway using Adobe software licenses as a lure. Adobe calls it a phishing attack, but other reports say it contains a malware attachment.

December 20, 2013 by

Is your smartphone secure? Survey says probably not

A survey released by Internet security firm Trend Micro today found that smartphone users are more worried about losing their phones or the personal data on them is more alarming than the threat of Web infections or phishing software. (Full Report Powerpoint)Consider these findings from the survey:44 percent said that surfing the Internet on a smartphone (which may not be equipped with security software) is just as safe, if not safer, as surfing on a PC.

August 17, 2009 by

News to know: DNS flaw; Amazon; Microsoft shakeup; Facebook

Notable headlines:Ryan Naraine: Researchers borrow from Google PageRank for network defense serviceAttack code published for DNS flawNate McFeters: |)ruid and HD Moore release part 2 of DNS exploit'Spam King' escapes from federal prisoniPhone vulnerable to phishing, spamming flawsZack Whittaker: Another student hacks another police websiteDancho Danchev: McAfee debunks recent vulnerabilities in AV software research, n.

July 23, 2008 by

Comodo Verification Engine

Phony Web sites abound on the World Wide Web, created by scammers hoping to infect your PC with malware or steal your personal information....

May 13, 2009 by Comodo

Google Toolbar: A New Malware Threat

Now there’s another source of potential malware to worry about. A researcher has released code that shows how a hacker can use the Google toolbar to get users to install malicious software or expose themselves to a phishing attack by installing a new toolbar button.

December 19, 2007 by

PC Clean

PC Clean blocks out and cleans your computer of potentially hazardous phishing software, adware, and spyware. That distributes adult-themed...

April 23, 2007 by Netpia

Fighting Phish with Monkeyspaw

Once the software is all installed, a pop-up console comes up when you click on a phishing link, showing not just the URL but the host server of the offending site. You can then report it by clicking a check box.

October 13, 2006 by

Phishing threat increases as China connects up

The threat from phishing attacks is growing as broadband penetration in China increases, say security companies, with the problem being compounded by an alarming increase in the amount of software kits available for download that will facilitate the process.Phishing is a type of online scam typically combining spam e-mail and fraudulent Web sites that look like legitimate sites.

March 15, 2006 by

Filters can't stop phishing attacks: NCR

Software filters that are designed to block access to fraudulent Web sites are largely ineffective at protecting against new attacks, according to security experts.A number of companies -- including Microsoft, McAfee and Neowin -- have developed anti-phishing filters that are designed to warn users if they attempt to access a known or potential phishing Web site.

September 27, 2005 by

Australia waits for MSN anti-phishing protection

Microsoft has launched a beta version of its anti-phishing technology earlier than many had previously thought, but only to US Internet users.The announcement, made on Tuesday, came a week after Microsoft had made public its plans to launch the software soon and denied that this was a change of plan.

September 1, 2005 by

Thunderbird gets podcasting support

Developers of the Mozilla open source e-mail client have added a podcasting feature to its arsenal and improved its defence against phishing attacks.The changes were highlighted in an informal changelog of modifications to the software before its upcoming 1.

June 2, 2005 by

Gmail gets phishing protection

Google's popular free Web-based e-mail service is testing phishing protection designed to alert users to potential e-mail fraud attacks.When a Gmail user opens a suspected phishing message, the software displays a large red dialog box stating: "Warning: This message may not be from whom it claims to be.

March 31, 2005 by

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