The greeting card company is now using an anti-phishing standard known as DMARC to help block fake e-mails.
When a company contacts you about a potential loss of your personal data to hackers, you may be left wondering what information was stolen and the potential consequences.
Pretending to be Facebook Security, scammers are sending chat messages to people trying to get their account information and credit card data.
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.
Successful attacks require recipients of phishing e-mails to open an HTML attachment and fill out a form before data is sent to a compromised Web server for harvesting.
In an effort to protect users and curb phishing, the social network gives users a select e-mail address to send reports of the illegal practice.
Beyond spreading itself to your Facebook contacts, it's unclear what the spam app did before the social network disabled it.
As the holidays quickly approach and our agendas become filled with baking cookies, traveling, and last-second shopping, scammers are on the loose and have started targeting iCloud users in an attempt to acquire your log-in credentials.
All the security software in the world can't put malware purveyors out of business. The weak link in any computer security scheme is the gray matter positioned between the monitor and the keyboard. Use it or lose.
Make sure all your software is up-to-date, watch out for suspicious e-mail, think twice before you click a download, and do a manual virus scan on downloaded files before you open them.