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09.10.10 Malicious Email Activity

Government agencies and security firms are closely monitoring a potential zero day security issue involving disguised links within email messages. The email “Here you have” or “Just for you” contain a link which appears to be for a PDF or a WMV file. The link actually downloads and executes a malicious .scr file that emails […]

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06.28.10 3.7 Billion Phishing Emails Sent Last 12 Months

According to fraud alert and life assistance company, CPP, approximately 3.7 billion phishing emails were sent over the last 12 months.  Around 55% of the phishing emails pretended to be from banks, attempting to scam the victim into providing credit card numbers, pin numbers, or online banking passwords. If any of the following are true, […]

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