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Ungodly Battle: Microsoft Versus Zeus
2012-03-26 10:55:44

Lawrence LeBlond for RedOrbit.com Software giant Microsoft, working closely with the United States Marshals Service, launched what it is calling its ℠most complex effort to disrupt botnets to date,´ seizing hundreds of web addresses in an attempt to bring down Zeus-based botnets. According to a New York Times report, US marshals raided offices in Pennsylvania and Illinois on Friday, March 23, to shut down servers and obtain evidence for a civil suit Microsoft brought against...

2012-03-22 10:26:46

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than one in ten U.S. computers are infected by difficult-to-detect "bots" or "zombies," which "botmasters" can use for anything from sending spam, to eavesdropping on network traffic, to stealing user passwords. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080115/COMSCORELOGO) The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) joined a unanimous vote at the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Communications Security, Reliability and...

Is Anti-Spam Becoming Worse Than The Problem?
2012-03-15 03:56:19

Peter Suciu for RedOrbit.com No one actually likes spam, at least not the unwanted junk email variety. Whether it is proposals from would-be deposed Nigerian dictators, ads for Viagra, or fake Better Business Bureau alerts, spam is annoying. Coupled with phishing scams, links to spoofed websites and other attempts to deceive, spam is very dangerous. But are the counter-measures actually helping, or are they becoming worse than the problem? There are essentially several methods for...

2012-03-14 06:28:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- VerifyEmailAddress.org, the universal leader in email verification services, announced today the launch of a new dedicated bulk email verifier tool at BulkEmailVerifier.com for sales focused or database companies and other business types looking to verify email addresses, saving time and budget. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120314/CG68507) The new real-time bulk email verification services are designed for a company that...

2012-03-06 13:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ICAP Patent Brokerage, a division of ICAP plc and the world's largest intellectual property brokerage firm and organizer of ICAP Ocean Tomo Auctions, is offering for auction an advanced e-mail filtering and anti-spam techniques for a safer, more secure IT environment from Gytheion Networks LLC. The lot will be included in the 15th ICAP Ocean Tomo IP Auction on March 29, 2012, at Terranea Resort near Los Angeles, California. (Logo:...

2012-03-06 09:10:00

FORT MYERS, Fla., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVinci Marketing Technologies, a direct marketing technology service provider, signed an acquisition agreement today with Compact Information Systems. DaVinci will now become part of the AccuData Integrated Marketing operating division, a wholly owned subsidiary of Compact. "We are excited to execute this strategic growth opportunity with the acquisition of DaVinci Integrated Marketing," said Rich Lancaster, CEO of AccuData. "DaVinci's...

2012-03-06 07:00:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan and SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ZyXEL Communications, a world-class networking company, has integrated Commtouch's® (NASDAQ: CTCH) cloud-based anti-spam and Web filtering solutions into its ZyWALL Unified Security Gateway product line, the two companies announced today. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110906/478788 ) ZyXEL's ZyWALL USG enables small and medium-sized businesses to secure their business networks. The addition of...