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Chess CAPTCHA – a serious defence against spammers?


CAPTCHAs - the questions that a website asks you to answer to prove if you're a human being or not - come in many shapes and forms. Although they most commonly ask you to decipher some words hidden in a distorted... Continue Reading →

IMG0893.zip – Your photo all over Facebook? Naked? Malware campaign spammed out


SophosLabs is intercepting a spammed-out malware campaign, pretending to be an email about a revealing photo posted online of the recipient. The emails, which have a variety of subject lines and message bodies, arrive with an attached ZIP file (IMG0893.zip)... Continue Reading →

600,000+ compromised account logins every day on Facebook, official figures reveal


If you've an unauthorised party has logged into your Facebook account, then you're far from alone. New official statistics revealed by the social networking giant reveal that 0.06% of the more than billion logins that they have each day are... Continue Reading →

Horrible blog going around about you? Or a Twitter phishing attack?


You may not realise it, but your Twitter account is worth money. Cybercriminals are keen to compromise your Twitter account, so they can spam out messages (either as public tweets, or less obvious direct messages to your online friends) in... Continue Reading →

Google’s Picasa and Yahoo! Groups used to spread spam


One of the most effective techniques anti-spam products have to block spam messages from reaching your inbox is reputation filtering. Yes, to a degree, anti-spam solutions may still look for v1@gr@and Mrs. Gaddafi offering you $40 million, but the biggest bang for... Continue Reading →

Hurricane Irene clickjacking scam on Facebook


States in the USA, such as Vermont and New Jersey, are continuing to deal with heavy flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. And we weren't surprised to find internet scammers attempting to profit from other people's misery. For instance,... Continue Reading →

UK student loans targeted by phishers in latest spam campaign


[Featured] CHFI & Digital Forensics Tutorial [Part 1] - Basics & FTK IMAGER Lab With British students about to start another year at university, the last thing they probably want to hear is that there is a problem with a... Continue Reading →

Pictures of Osama Bin Laden phishing attack hits Twitter users


Phishers are once again on the prowl for unsuspecting Twitter users, tempting their prey with the promise of pictures of Osama Bin Laden. Pictures of Osama Bin Laden [LINK] Some of the accounts had earlier posted a similar message (complete... Continue Reading →

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