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Fighting spam and cyberscams

As junk e-mail and phishing schemes evolve, so too must their targets--and that means mounting stronger and better defenses.

Security
roundup As junk e-mail and phishing schemes evolve, so too must their targets--and that means mounting stronger and better defenses.

When a lawyer gets hit by spammers, expect a lawsuit

In rare instance of individual taking spam fight to court, attorney files suit saying his e-mail address was hijacked by spammers.
May 27, 2005

Developing nations losing spam battle, report says

Countries with fewer resources are finding themselves overwhelmed as junk mail senders take shelter there, according to the OECD.
May 27, 2005

Bank of America takes on cyberscams

Introduces security features designed to protect online banking customers against phishing, spoofing and spyware.
May 26, 2005

ZombieMeter keeps track of hacked PCs

System tracks the number of newly hacked PCs per hour and is designed to help identify Internet security threats.
May 26, 2005

Microsoft launches antispam tools, services

Company debuts its MSN Postmaster Web site, which offers tools and services designed to combat spam.
May 26, 2005

Phishers get personal

Spammers and online fraudsters are exploiting Web site features to learn more about their victims and better hone their attacks.
May 26, 2005

Antiphishing toolbar for Firefox released

New plug-in for open-source Web browser can help protect users against attempts to swipe sensitive information.
May 25, 2005
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