Possible Malware in Huawei Products, BSNL Alerted
by CXOtoday Staff    May 26, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
According to a report carried by SpamFighter , the Ministry of Communication, Government of India has warned BSNL to test telecom networks supplied by Huawei for malware and trapdoors, as well as backdoors that might provide entry points to...
Swine Flu Breeds Online Malware Epidemic
by CXOtoday Staff    May 06, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
As swine influenza, popularly known as swine flu, grips the world, a digital epidemic has been spawned that takes advantage of the recent interest in swine flu.Cybercriminals are again taking advantage of a world-wide event to spread Trojans....
Spam Mails Rocketed During Q1 09: Report
by CXOtoday Staff    Apr 22, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
According to PandaLabs, only about 7% of all emails that reached companies in the first quarter of 2009 were legitimate correspondence. An analysis of about 69 million email messages in the first quarter of 2009 showed that nearly 90% of...
Conficker Lingers, Say Experts
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Apr 03, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
It is premature to dismiss the Conficker virus as a threat warn experts, as millions of computers still remain infected worldwide.On April 1, the Conficker virus was supposed to get a new update, something that had put PC users and security...
Microsoft's CAPTCHA System Breached, Yet Again
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Feb 18, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Spammers have once again ramped up the siege on Microsoft's Live Hotmail services, by busting Microsoft's latest, redesigned CAPTCHA system. Near the end of 2008, Microsoft reworked its CAPTCHA authentication, attempting to prevent...
91.6% Emails that Reach You are Malicious
by CXOtoday Staff    Jan 29, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Getting spams when you open your inbox in the morning is everbody's daily headache. What we did not realize till now is the magnitude of the problem. Panda Security analyzed over 430 million email messages in 2008 and the results were...
Wait for the Final Nod Likely to Get Over
by CXOtoday Staff    Dec 08, 2008
Category : News & Analysis
The amendment bill for IT Act 2000, which has been pending for almost two years now, is expected to see the light of the day this month. The bill is likely to be taken up in the ongoing session of the Parliament, said Gulshan Rai,...
A Guide to Christmas Scams
by CXOtoday Staff    Dec 04, 2008
Category : News & Analysis
Over the past few years, Christmas shopping online has become increasingly popular, with a still bigger number of people researching gift ideas through the Internet before purchasing on the high street. According to statistics from...
Spammers Make Merry During Financial Crisis
by CXOtoday Staff    Nov 07, 2008
Category : News & Analysis
PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware analysis and detection laboratory, today announced research revealing overwhelming evidence that cyber criminals are adapting their messaging with changes in the economic landscape. Two weeks ago,...
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India is Asia's Leading Spammer
by CXOtoday Staff    Oct 08, 2008
Category : News & Analysis
India has been conferred the unflattering distinction of being the largest spam sender in Asia by Trend Micro as well as the 7th largest spam sender in the world. According to Trend Micro, India accounts for more than 4% of the total global...
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