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November 16, 2011 by

Facebook flooded with porn spam

Facebook members are seeing graphic sexual and violent images within their timelines, the result of an attack that may be exploiting a self-XSS flaw that the social-networking company began tackling half a year ago

September 22, 2011 by

Microsoft terminates scammer partnership

Microsoft has terminated its relationship with one of the members of its partner network after allegations that the party in question was using Microsoft's name to scare users to hand over credit card details and gain access to their computers.

February 6, 2011

7 tips for a safer internet

Tomorrow's Safer Internet Day is about helping children and young people avoid online risks, but there's plenty that adults can do. On Patch Monday this week, seven information security industry representatives give their tips for making the internet a safer place.

February 17, 2009 by

Spammers break Microsoft Live Hotmail CAPTCHA...again

The latest version of Microsoft Live Hotmail's CAPTCHA authentication system has been broken, reports InfoWorld via security company Websense.According to a detailed analysis of the latest hack by Websense, spammers have come up with a new scheme to fool the CAPTCHA:The process starts in the same way as did previous CAPTCHA-breaking attacks, using bot-controlled zombie PCs under remote control to fill in the main fields - name, password, country - asked for by Hotmail during signup.

November 21, 2008 by

Microsoft is 5th most spam-friendly ISP

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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