Security measures launched after attack on Zuckerberg’s Facebook fan page

Security and privacy experts yesterday welcomed Facebook's deployment of new security tools using HTTPS (hypertext transfer protocol secure) and what it called "social authentication." The measures were announced less than 24 hours after

Published on: January 27th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

How cyber crooks break CAPTCHAs

The per centage of spam containing shortened hyperlinks has increased significantly over the last year. As far as spammers are concerned, any tactic that makes it harder to block their spam emails is

Published on: August 11th, 2010 Paul Wood

Canada introduces anti-spam law as spam URLs become pervasive

The Government of Canada recently re-introduced anti-spam legislation, titled the Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act (FISA), in the House of Commons. The goal of the proposed legislation is to deter damaging and

Published on: June 9th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Spammer bots besiege Google Blogger service

Spammers are using an automated method to create bogus pages on Google's Blogger service, again highlighting the diminishing effectiveness of a security system intended to stop mass account registrations, according to security vendor

Published on: April 27th, 2008 Jeremy Kirk