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e-mail attacks


Minecraft leak wasn't company's fault, Microsoft says

Microsoft says the list of more than 1,800 e-mail addresses and passwords was compiled through phishing attacks and malware.

By January 21, 2015


Deter phishing attacks by consolidating your contacts

If you forward your Web mail messages to your ISP mail account, you can delete all your Gmail, Outlook.com, and Yahoo Mail contacts and rely solely on your ISP account's address book.

By May 31, 2013


Microsoft goes after Google with attack on Gmail privacy

Campaign titled "Don't get scroogled by Gmail" encourages users of Google's free e-mail service to dump it for Microsoft's Outlook.com.

By February 6, 2013


In Epsilon breach, e-mail insecurity (roundup)

The breach exposed names and e-mail addresses of customers of many major U.S. companies and could lead to a rise in targeted phishing attacks.

By April 9, 2011


Yahoo Mail hijacking exploit selling for $700

XSS vulnerability allows attacks to steal and replace tracking cookies, as well as read and send e-mail from a victim's account.

By November 26, 2012


How to recognize phishing e-mails

Phishing attacks have spiked this year, recent reports show. Here's a primer on what phishing is and how to avoid it.

By November 17, 2009


'Sophisticated' attack targets two Energy Dept. labs

Pacific Northwest National Lab and Jefferson National Lab shut down Web site, Internet access, and e-mail services after attacks.

By July 6, 2011


Report: Targeted attacks aimed at Hotmail, Yahoo, Gmail

Attacks illustrate vulnerabilities with Web-based e-mail services, which can let attackers into the corporate network, reports say.

By June 3, 2011


Epsilon partner warned of phishing attacks months ago

Near the end of last year Epsilon partner Return Path said that thousands of e-mail addresses were stolen in a broad phishing campaign that targeted e-mail service providers.

By April 7, 2011


Gmail exploit may allow attackers to forward e-mail

A security vulnerability in Google's Web mail program may allow an attacker to set up filters on users' e-mail accounts without their knowledge, according to a proof of concept.

By November 23, 2008