The greeting card company is now using an anti-phishing standard known as DMARC to help block fake e-mails.
Pretending to be Facebook Security, scammers are sending chat messages to people trying to get their account information and credit card data.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Microsoft has taken out a lawsuit against companies and individuals that have allegedly attempted to obtain usernames and passwords from users of its IM service.
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.