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2012-03-01 08:00:00

@VisaSecurity Twitter Feed Features Consumer-Focused News and Information SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Phishing attacks are on the rise. In 2011 phishing attempts jumped 37 percent compared to 2010[1]. And these attacks can be costly. According to RSA, phishing attacks resulted in an average of $4,500 in stolen funds per attack[2]. In time for National Consumer Protection Week coming up March 4 -10, 2012 Visa offers the following advice for consumers to...

2012-02-29 06:00:00

AUSTIN, Minn., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Golden Gate Bridge opened in San Francisco. Comedian Bill Cosby was born. And in 1937, SPAM(®) products were introduced as a meal staple into American cupboards. To help celebrate 75 years of the SPAM® brand, the makers of SPAM(®) products are launching its first ever spokescharacter, Sir Can A-Lot(TM) - a two and a half inch tall embodiment of the brand essence ready to begin a crusade to rescue the world from routine meals. To...

2012-02-28 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA Conference -- Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) today announced that its GlobalView(TM) Cloud is now serving over 10 billion transactions on a daily basis as a result of expanded customer activity. These transactions include real-time responses to URL and spam queries from millions of endpoints, as well as malware, Web and email traffic that is collected and analyzed in the cloud. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110906/478788 )...

2012-02-28 01:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress -- The GSMA today announced that North America's largest mobile operators have launched the GSMA Spam Reporting Service (SRS), powered by Cloudmark technology. GSMA's SRS is now available to AT&T, Bell Mobility, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless customers, enabling these operators to proactively address global messaging threats to mobile networks. Currently, North America has one of the lowest incidences of mobile...

2012-02-27 10:47:00

New Form of Voter Suppression and Dirty Politics Clogging Up Cell phones in Michigan WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is being targeted by the latest practice of voter suppression in the form of political text message spam. Progressive organization Revolution Messaging has been working to raise the awareness of this dangerous new tactic by calling on the Federal Communications Commission to put a stop to it....

2012-02-22 07:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- StopBadware and Commtouch® (Nasdaq: CTCH) today published a joint report titled "Compromised Websites: An Owner's Perspective" that chronicles webmasters' experiences with hacked websites. The report presents statistics and opinions on how site owners navigate the process of learning their sites have been hacked and repairing the damage. The report's findings are based on a survey Commtouch and StopBadware...

2012-02-17 11:25:00

Z & A LLC's newly launched email-searches.com website helps find information about anonymous emailer's. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 Email lookup s are now easy with the world´s largest directory of email addresses available to the public through special data partnerships. Finally a one stop location for email searches is available by Z & A LLC. As unsolicited or often bizarre emails arrive by the millions to inboxes daily, finding the email sender can be annoying...

2012-02-15 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) today announced the availability of its Outbound Spam Protection as a fully integrated module within Parallels Plesk Panel. The announcement was made in Orlando during Parallels Summit 2012, an event that attracts a global audience of over 1,200 leading participants from across the cloud and hosting industry. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110906/478788) The outbound spam problem...

2012-02-15 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Parallels Summit -- Hostopia®, a Deluxe® (NYSE:DLX) company and leading provider of Web services for small-to-medium sized businesses, has implemented the Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) Outbound Spam Protection (OSP) solution. The new offering prevents unsuspecting organizations from distributing outbound spam, malware or phishing emails. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110906/478788 ) Customer loss,...