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Antiphishing standard in the works from Google, Facebook, others

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, PayPal, and others are working together on a standard that can be used across the Internet for blocking phishing e-mails.

By January 29, 2012


Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL join Agari anti-phishing service

Big e-mail providers to share data with startup that analyzes it for Facebook, banks, and other firms whose brands are used for phishing.

By November 29, 2011


American Greetings raises e-card defenses against phishers

The greeting card company is now using an anti-phishing standard known as DMARC to help block fake e-mails.

By May 30, 2012


Beware enticing Bieber links, free offers on Facebook

Scammers are exploiting Bieber mania to trick people into unwittingly "liking" a scam message and spreading it on Facebook.

By March 1, 2011


At Facebook, defense is offense

Led by a former federal high-tech crimes prosecutor, the Facebook security team outsmarts foreign technical attacks, thwarts account hijackers and gets spammers to pay.

By January 31, 2011


People feel safer on a PC than on a mobile device

Majority of people polled for new Symantec study feel more safe and secure going online with their home computers than with their mobile phones.

By October 28, 2010


No antiphishing feature in final Firefox 2.0 version

Mozilla says Google doesn't support older SafeBrowsing protocol so antiphishing feature will be disabled in Firefox

By December 5, 2008


Safari 3.2 includes antiphishing tools

Apple quietly adds the security feature to its latest version of Safari. It's the last of the major browser vendors to offer antiphishing protection.

By November 18, 2008


Using Facebook and Twitter safely

Share a lot? Here's a guide to the security and privacy problems that users of Facebook and Twitter encounter, and what they can do about it.

By December 23, 2009


Chrome OS security: 'Sandboxing' and auto updates

Google operating system will feature many of the same security features as the Chrome browser, including "sandboxing" of applications, auto updating, and antiphishing.

By November 23, 2009