Malicious URLs in Fake Craigslist Emails

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Today, Websense® Security Labs™ ThreatSeeker™ Network has seen a barrage of malicious emails pretending to be automated notifications from Craigslist. These emails instruct the recipient to click a link to complete a Craigslist request. The URLs in these emails redirect the user to malicious web sites hosting Blackhole Exploit Kit. So far we have ...

New Drive-By Spam Infects Those Who Open Email — No Attachment Needed

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Attackers have developed a new way to infect your PC through email -- without forcing you to click on an attachment. According to researchers at eleven, a German security firm, the new drive-by spam automatically downloads malware when am email is opened in the email client. The user doesn't have ... boosts malware protection

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

For the security-conscious, those shortened URLs on Twitter can be unnerving. After all, where is that shortened URL really taking you? This summer, security vendors documented how spammers and phishers were exploiting URL shortening services to try to trick users into visiting sketchy sites. On Monday, one URL shortening service ...

Facebook Password Spam Conceals Malware Attack

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Researchers at several security firms have tied the Bredolab Trojan to a spam campaign targeting Facebook users.The malware is being blasted out by spammers in e-mails claiming to come from “The Facebook Team." Inside the e-mails is a message that the recipient's Facebook password has been changed. In order to ...

Use to get less spam

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

Leaving your email as plain text in forums, on Twitter or on classified sites makes you an easy spam target: spam robots and email harvesters constantly browse these sites to collect new victim emails. Don't share your email on public sites. Instead, use our free service that will convert your email ...