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Is your fridge sending spam? Not so fast

A report that Internet-connected refrigerators are part of massive botnet struggles to stand up to scrutiny.

By January 24, 2014

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Fridge caught sending spam emails in botnet attack

In the first documented attack of its kind, the Internet of Things has been used as part of an attack that sent out over 750,000 spam emails.

By January 19, 2014

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Commenting rules: Stay on topic, lay off the ads, watch for spam

In the anarchic world of blog comments, anything that relates to the subjects discussed in the post is fair game, but don't pitch commercial products, and beware of spammers! Everything else is fair game.

By July 18, 2011

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Report: Adobe Reader, IE top vulnerability list

New M86 Security Labs report says holes in Adobe Reader and Internet Explorer are targeted most by attackers.

By July 14, 2010

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Spam offers to let people use their PC to attack Obama site

Regardless of your political leanings it's unwise to fall for the spam.

By August 18, 2009

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Anti-fraud tips and tools for tax season

The IRS and others offer suggestions for keeping your computers free from malware and your data safe during tax-filing season.

By April 13, 2010

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Malaysia moves to OpenOffice

OpenOffice has won the hearts and pocketbook of the State of Pahang in Malaysia.

By August 26, 2008

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Large companies paying workers to read employee e-mail

More than 40 percent of large companies are paying staffers to read outbound worker e-mail, and nearly 45 percent have investigated leaks of confidential data over e-mail, according to Proofpoint survey.

By May 22, 2008

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Forget Wall Street: Private stock transactions rocked last quarter

It seems like everyone's a winner according to SecondMarket's latest Private Company Report. Investors are investing and some little startups are getting lots of attention.

By October 26, 2011

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NSA: Open source provides extreme security at lower cost

Open source provides the NSA with a way to develop highly secure software at a fraction of the cost of proprietary approaches.

By October 7, 2008