Microsoft, Amazon.com file phishing, spamming lawsuits

Tuesday, 28 September 2004, 4:10 PM EST

Microsoft and Amazon.com filed one joint and several separate lawsuits on Monday against companies and individuals accusing them variously of trying to defraud consumers by imitating Amazon and Microsoft.

Phishing typically use spamming techniques to send millions of e-mail messages disguised to look like they come from a reputable source, such as an e-commerce site or bank.

By Martyn Williams at Info World.

[ Read more ]

Related items




Spotlight

Why IT security is broken and how math can save it

Posted on article.php?id=2107  |  Stuart McClure, CEO at Cylance, talks about how the information security industry has evolved when it comes to detecting bad guys, but it's being mostly reactive and not proactive.


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

Wed, Aug 27th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //