Google's web spam team's recent warning to 20,000 webmasters about vulnerabilities on their sites is a drop in the ocean, with the search giant revealing that it is stepping up its plans against malicious sites.
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Wikileaks claims the emails prove that Stratfor used underhanded tactics and had attempted to subvert the Wikileaks.
Payroll services company ADP Australia has inadvertently made a marketing email list accessible on the internet, exposing its customers to spam and phishing messages.
The Federal Government's phone book of all Australian telephone numbers could include users' social networking details in the future, depending on the outcome of a review of the Integrated Public Number Database.
US security researchers have followed Australia's lead on setting up a password-checking service to determine whether usernames or email addresses have been compromised.
The relationships built in social media networks could someday be used to protect you from spear-phishing attacks or spam, based on who you interact with and the trust you build with those people, according to TrustSphere, which has already built "trust maps" for email.
Citrix has accepted ZeroMail into its Startup Accelerator program, which will provide the Australian-based company with access to up to US$400,000 in seed funding and a home at its Startup Accelerator Centre in Silicon Valley for 18 months.