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Distributed Brute Force Attacks Against Yahoo

As part of the WASC Distributed Open Proxy Honeypot Project (DOPHP), we have been able to track some pretty extensive distributed brute force attacks against Yahoo end-user email accounts. Valid email accounts and/or obtaining valid account credentials are a huge commodity for SPAMMERS. Identifying valid accounts is important as it …

Michael Jackson Death Prompts Malicious Spam

Websense Security Labs™ ThreatSeeker™ Network has discovered spam emails offering recipients links to unpublished videos and pictures of singer Michael Jackson. These links lead to malicious content that can harm your PC. Read on… Download article as PDF

The Essential Guide to Spam Control

Spam now constitutes an overwhelming majority of email traffic. The never-ending onslaught of junk messages strains networks, erodes user productivity, propagates dangerous malware and costs business millions of dollars. In this guide, John Edwards presents ways of effectively controlling this problem. Download article as PDF

India Top Spam Originator in Asia

India is the seventh largest spam sender in the world, according to Trend Micro, a global leader in Internet content security. India is the leader among Asian countries in spam, accounting for more than 4 per cent of the total global spam. It is ahead of other Asian countries such …

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