Canadian Pharmacy spam disappears to relief of legit firm

Legitimate businesses often confused with spammers are getting some relief as spam volumes dipped by about 50 billion messages per day during the last half of December, according to a new report.Spam volumes

Published on: January 28th, 2011 Luke Bailey

Spam levels rebound as Rustock awakes

Over the Christmas Holiday, spam activities the world over mysteriously went down. Even Rustock, considered to be the largest botnet, inexplicably went silent on Dec. 25. Sad to say those spam-free days are

Published on: January 13th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

2011 security predictions: Web attacks, social engineering and mobile nightmare

Aside from the festivities of the holidays, one thing that always makes December special is the combination of reflecting on the year gone by, and looking ahead to what the next year might

Published on: December 6th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Rustock botnet behind 40 per cent of world’s spam

More than 40 percent of the world's spam is coming from a single network of computers that computer security experts continue to battle, according to new statistics from Symantec's MessageLabs' division. The Rustock

Published on: August 25th, 2010 Jeremy Kirk and Tim Greene

Conservatives oppose making exceptions to anti-spam bill

Canadian business groups calling for exemptions to an anti-spam bill are risking a continued deluge of spam and loss of productivity, says a Conservative MP. Bill C-27 or the Electronic Commerce Protection Act

Published on: October 13th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Hackers fail to show any love this Valentine’s Day

This Valentine's Day you may want to think twice about opening any e-greeting cards adorned with cute puppies and vibrant red hearts or e-mail messages promoting hot new gifts for your sweetie. There

Published on: February 13th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Bot blitz expected as cybercrooks change tactics

The brief global reprieve in the flow of spam from infected computers is nearly over, with new and more resilient botnets filling the void since the shutdown of Internet Service Provider (ISP) McColo

Published on: January 29th, 2009 Brian Jackson