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Spam Botnet Defeated
2012-07-19 14:52:50

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online You can put your children safely to bed tonight with an easy mind: Internet security experts last night were able to take down and defeat Grum, the world´s third-largest botnet. According to the researchers responsible for hunting down the botnet and delivering the final blow, Grum was so large, it was responsible for nearly 18% of the world´s spam, sending out 18 million spammy messages a day. FireEye – The...

Dropbox Brings In Outside Team To Investigate Possible Breach
2012-07-19 07:48:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Cloud-storage company Dropbox has hired a team of outside experts to help investigate a spam attack targeted at its users that could be related to a possible breach. The firm said it had brought in the expert team late Tuesday night after many of its users began reporting spam being sent to email addresses specifically used for their Dropbox account. Such an event could indicate the company has been hacked. “We wanted...

Android Botnet Caught Red-handed
2012-07-06 04:20:56

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It's an evil triangle that touches all three of the major search engines. Microsoft engineer Terri Zink uncovered spam revealing a botnet running on Android mobile phones using Yahoo! Mail. The good news, if there is any, is that the malware is somewhat traceable due to the Yahoo! Mail IP addresses listed in the headers of the email. Zink, who writes the Cyber Security Blog on MSDN Blogs, identified the spam messages earlier this...

2012-07-03 23:03:22

FiberCloud Beefs-Up Email Protection with Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus Capabilities Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 FiberCloud, Inc. announced today that they have improved Anti-Spam filtering and Anti-Virus protection for their Hosted Exchange email customers. The more robust spam filter and anti-virus capabilities ensure that customers receive less spam overall and gain enhanced protection against viruses and security threats, helping businesses improve security and productivity. The new...

2012-06-21 23:00:29

Social sharing capabilities and increased visibility enhance email marketing programs without adding time, resources or social networking experience. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Small- and medium-sized businesses rate email and social media marketing channels as the easiest to use and the most cost-effective for customer communications and marketing. Campaigner®, an email marketing service and brand of j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM) that empowers companies to better attract...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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