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Esecurityplanet.com Staff - Article Archives - Page 1

Rogue Antivirus Here to Stay

August 15, 2011
Until fake, or rogue, antivirus software becomes less profitable for cyber criminals, it's here to stay, writes Jovi Bepinosa Umawing of GFI Software.
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Suing Spammers for Fun and Profit

December 29, 2010
Daniel Balsam quit his job, enrolled in law school, and started a new career suing spamming companies.
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Microsoft Pulls Site After Plurk Charges

December 15, 2010
The startup said MSN China's microblogging site wrongfully used its design and code base.
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Victory for Sun in Intellectual Property Suits

December 15, 2010
Wins court cases against an accused counterfeiter and an unauthorized importer.
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Microsoft Patches Zero-Day Security Hole in Windows Shortcuts

August 2, 2010
IT admins get a fix to protect against malware attacks using specially crafted .LNK files that can break into all versions of Windows.
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Spammers Love Short URLs

July 28, 2010
Symantec's July 2010 MessageLabs Intelligence report finds that the percentage of spam containing shortened hyperlinks has increased significantly over the past year.
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Cloud Security Concerns Hold Back Adoption

July 26, 2010
Mimecast reports that 62 percent of IT departments say there's always a risk in storing data on servers outside the business.
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Spam in Q2 2010

July 21, 2010
A Google report states that virus and spam volumes both increased in the second quarter of 2010.
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Spammers Love the UK

July 19, 2010
In Sophos' latest Dirty Dozen spam report the UK has jumped to fourth place, up from ninth place earlier this year.
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Leading Security Threats for Q2 2010

July 15, 2010
According to Commtouch's latest report, spam comprised an average of 82 percent of all email traffic in the second quarter of 2010.
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A Rise in Software Security Flaws

July 13, 2010
A Secunia report finds that the software industry is continuing to produce software with a surprising number of vulnerabilities.
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Snooping and Data Security

July 9, 2010
A Cyber-Ark Software survey finds that 41 percent of respondents have used administrative passwords to snoop on sensitive or confidential information.
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Assessing Advanced Security Threats

July 7, 2010
More than 83 percent of IT and IT security leaders say their organizations were recently targeted by advanced threats.
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Spam and Malware

July 5, 2010
A recent AppRiver report finds that more than one in 10 spam emails contained a virus during the past six months.
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Teenagers and Security

July 1, 2010
While 95 percent of teenagers are confident in their ability to stay safe online, 27 percent have accidentally infected their home computer with malware.
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Sysadmins and Password Protection

June 28, 2010
An Osirium survey finds that companies are being exposed to 'unsustainable levels of operational risk.'
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Security Concerns for 2010

June 24, 2010
An nCircle survey finds that IT professionals' leading concern for 2010 is meeting security compliance requirements.
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Cyber Security in the SMB Market

June 22, 2010
Small and mid-sized businesses are now spending an average of $51,000 a year on information protection.
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The Managed Security Market

June 18, 2010
A Frost & Sullivan report looks at the growth drivers for the North American MSSP market.
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