Tag: legitimate

Web sites in their thousands selling on customer data 
By Phil Muncaster | Dec 30, 2009 | Comment Now 
Subscribers conned by smallprint conditions.
Microsoft to deny Security Essentials to pirates 
By Iain Thomson | Oct 1, 2009 | Comment Now 
Only legitimate Windows users can access it.
More legitimate sites being used to host web-based malware 
By SC Australia Staff | May 15, 2009 | Comment Now 
More web-based malware is being hosted on compromised legitimate websites rather than suspicious sites, according to MessageLabs.
Symantec improves anti-spam with Brightmail update 
By Phil Muncaster | Mar 18, 2009 | Comment Now 
Symantec today launched a new version of its Brightmail enterprise messaging security platform, along with a new online resource to help firms stay ahead of spam threats.
Conficker worm targets legitimate travel site 
By Chuck Miller | Mar 3, 2009 | Comment Now 
The website for Southwest Airlines, along with a number of other legitimate sites, could face downtime due to the Conficker worm, according to a researcher.
Hackers infiltrate legitimate websites 
By Andrew Charlesworth | Jul 31, 2008 | Comment Now 
Surfers who think they can avoid cyber-crime by sticking to reputable websites are fooling themselves.
Hackers 'seeding' legitimate websites 
Jun 10, 2008 | Comment Now 
SQL injection attacks colonising big name sites.
Malware mimicking legitimate business 
By Iain Thomson | Apr 9, 2008 | Comment Now 
Malware development is now closely mimicking the legitimate business world, according to Symantec's latest internet security threat report..
Legitimate websites increasingly under sophisticated attack 
Jan 23, 2008 | Comment Now 
Trusted websites are posing a security risk to oblivious surfers according to security vendor Websense which today revealed the number of legitimate websites compromised by ...
Legitimate email marketers urged to clean lists 
By Matt Chapman | Jul 7, 2006 | Comment Now 
Chance of being labelled a spammer if your address book is out of date.
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