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2010-02-05 13:39:00

According to a Websense report released Thursday, cyber crooks are rigging the Internet with booby-trapped blog commentary, chat rooms, email messages and websites. Online threat analysis showed that 81 percent of e-mail during the second half of 2009 was rigged to deliver "malicious" code and 95 percent of comments posted to blog or chat forums were spam or links to nasty payloads. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) attacks were a favored tactic, piggybacking on hot topics like celebrity...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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