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2012-02-09 09:30:00

Email-Lists.com, a longtime provider of the highest quality email lists, has today announced the release of new email lists for 2012, including lists by organization titles and by industries. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 09, 2012 Email-Lists.com, a recognized leader in providing bulk email lists as well as position and industry-targeted email lists, has today announced that new 2012 email lists by contact title and by industry are available for users. Email-Lists.com has earned a...

2012-01-27 15:00:00

SiteLock to be offered through the Jamcracker Services Delivery Network St Johns, FL (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 SiteLock LLC (http://www.sitelock.com), a global leader in website security solutions for online businesses, and Jamcracker, the cloud services brokerage enablement company, today announced that SiteLock will be available through the Jamcracker Services Delivery Network (JSDN). SiteLock is a highly effective, affordable website scanning service that can identify existing and new...

Microsoft Accuses Antivirus Ex-Employee Of Creating Kelihos Botnet
2012-01-24 13:35:07

Microsoft said on Monday that a former employee of antivirus company Agnitum is responsible for the operations of the Kelihos botnet. The company said that Andrey N. Sabelnikov, a citizen of Russia, is responsible for the malware. Kelihos was used to send out spam and spread malware to "thousands of PCs", until it was neutralized in 2011. "Microsoft presented evidence to the court that Mr Sabelnikov wrote the code for and either created, or participated in creating, the Kelihos...

McAfee Bug Hijacks Your Computer To Send Spam
2012-01-19 08:28:06

Computer security firm McAfee is looking into an issue with one of its software programs that appears to allow hackers to gain access to PCs, the company said this week. “We are aware of the issue and have both threat analytics and development teams diligently analyzing the problem and possible solutions,” McAfee told CNET in a statement. “We will have more information on the issue shortly.” The glitch in McAfee´s software allows affected computers to serve...

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