Spammers change distribution tactics

Thursday, 23 February 2006, 8:40 AM EST

Internet criminals are changing the methods they use to send spam to businesses to remain undetected for longer, IT security experts have warned.

According to research by UK security firm BlackSpider Technologies, spammers are developing stealth distribution tactics to bombard businesses with email advertising, and are using computer viruses to build vast networks of compromised machines to do their work.

At vnunet.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

More than a third of employees would sell company data

35 percent of employees would sell information on company patents, financial records and customer credit card details if the price was right. This illustrates the growing importance for organizations to deploy data loss prevention strategies.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Jul 31st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //