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2012-05-04 23:03:01

Email Marketing Service Provider Comm100 Reveals Best Practices to Duplicate Pinterest´s Success within Email Campaigns Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 Pinterest´s meteoric rise up the social media ladder shows that clearly, it must be doing something right. After careful consideration of the elements behind the social platform´s popularity, as well as in-depth access to email marketing conversion analytics, Comm100 developed the following list of recommendations. 1. Make...

Algorithms Can Catch And Stop Botnets
2012-05-02 04:22:44

Image Credit: Photos.com --- Indian computer scientists have developed an algorithm which can be used to not only catch a botnet on a computer network, but also to stop the malware from inflicting any harm upon a machine. The scientists will explain their 2-pronged approach in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Computing. Botnets have been making their rounds in the headlines as of late when it was discovered the Flashback malware had infected...

Cyber Attacks Jump 81% In 2011, Mobile Threats On The Rise
2012-05-01 07:48:30

The number of cyber attacks jumped 81% in 2011, with mobile platforms like Google´s Android operating system increasingly being targeted, according to an annual “Internet Security Threat Report” released on Monday by security software vendor Symantec. Social networks are also increasingly under attack, and represent a new frontier for cyber criminals, Symantec said. "The very nature of these [social] networks makes users incorrectly assume they are not at risk and...

Cybercrime Thwarted...For The Time Being
2012-04-27 04:18:42

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Looking for some credit card numbers online to perpetrate some internet villainy? Britain´s Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA) just made things more difficult for you. According to the British organization, they have now shuttered 36 websites in the UK, US and Australia which were selling compromised credit card data. Working with the FBI, SOCA says this development is the culmination of more than 2 years of investigative work. Not to be...

Most Of Your Spam Is Served Up Through India
2012-04-24 03:48:21

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Security firm Sophos has released a new report on the world´s Spam and where it comes from. Calling it the “dirty dozen,” the experts from SophosLabs list the top 12 countries distributing spam to the rest of the world. Taking the crown from the United States this year is India, as Sophos says there is a one in ten chance any kind of email spam originated from an Indian computer. The “dirty dozen” list places India at the top...

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