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  • Dissecting April's malicious spam

    30.05.2014

    Malicious attachments in April came disguised as e-greetings and notifications about faxes.

  • Why Google prefers numeric CAPTCHAs

    12.05.2014

    Alphanumeric CAPTCHAs - those more or less difficult-to-read combinations that are used by many online services to discern whether a user is human or a bot - have been in use for over 15 years now, but I've yet to meet a person who likes "solving" them.

  • The prime target for malicious emails

    08.05.2014

    In the first quarter of 2014 spammers started imitating messages from mobile applications.

  • AOL breach confirmed, bigger than initially thought

    29.04.2014

    Recent spam emails apparently sent from AOL email addresses and hawking diet products are a direct consequence of a breach of the company's networks and systems, AOL has confirmed on Monday.

  • Weight loss spam storm hits Twitter, users beware!

    24.04.2014

    Weight loss spam is once again being massively spewed out from compromised Twitter accounts, but the question on everyone's mind is how the accounts got commandeered by the spammers in the first place.




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Infographic: 25 years of the firewall

Posted on 24 July 2014.  |  The firewall turned 25, and McAfee is celebrating with an infographic that creatively depicts its lifetime. If you take a moment to scan the infographic, you’ll notice the firewall's introduction and evolution coincide with certain security events.


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