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July 16, 2012 by

New Yahoo app vulnerability explains Android spam

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.

July 5, 2012 by

Google denies Android botnet claim

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.

January 12, 2011 by

Sophos: Spam to get more malicious

Cybercriminals moving away from traditional spam tactics such as drug ads to targeted e-mail attacks containing links to "poisoned Web pages", security vendor observes.

April 24, 2008 by

Facebook: The Google of social networks?

Since lifting its university-only restrictions in September 2006, Facebook has become the poster child for social networks and attracted more than 65 million users. But will it survive 'the next big thing'?

June 27, 2007 by

Beware of bogus Microsoft security bulletins

Organisations are being warned to be on the lookout for fake Microsoft security bulletins which spammers sent out yesterday to thousands of companies in the US and the UK.Security vendor Sophos said the bogus bulletins were sent via e-mails with the subject line "Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-0065".

August 29, 2006 by

Windows patch and iPod exploited in e-mail scams

Fake Windows security patches and rogue iPod invoices have been making the rounds this week as spammers continue trying to fool people into installing Trojans on their PC.Internet threat monitoring firm Websense issued an advisory on Wednesday about a fake e-mail that encourages recipients to install a patch to fix a Windows vulnerability described in Microsoft security bulletin MS05-039.


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