Verizon to Implement Spam Blocking Measures

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009 is home to more than twice as many spam-spewing zombies as any other major Internet service provider in the United States, according to an analysis of the most recent data from anti-spam outfit Verizon, however, says it plans to put measures in place to prevent it from being ...

Storm Worm botnet cracked wide open

Friday, January 9th, 2009

A team of researchers from Bonn University and RWTH Aachen University have analysed the notorious Storm Worm botnet, and concluded it certainly isn't as invulnerable as it once seemed. Quite the reverse, for in theory it can be rapidly eliminated using software developed and at least partially disclosed by Georg ...

Google Named No. 3 Spam Provider

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

According to this eWeek article, Google has been named the #3 spam provider in the world according to the most recent Spamhaus Statistics. They are stating the reason as "Spammers have had success cracking the CAPTCHA tests and creating Gmail accounts from which to spam. Because the spam comes from a ...

Google Calendar Phishing returns

Monday, December 29th, 2008

In his blog, Graham Cluley of Sophos alerts his readers to the return of Google Calendar phishing attacks. Originally spotted in the summer, Google Calendar phishing uses event invitations to Calendar users asking them to "Verify Your Account" or face account deletion. Victims of this phish are asked to accept ...

Malware Request

Sunday, December 28th, 2008

I am looking to do some analysis on various pieces of malware.  Please forward me some of your junk and any questionable attachments that you may get in your Inbox.  This will be private analysis so please do not expect to hear anything back about what you send. Please send to: [email protected] Thanks, Troy