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(February 2012) Posts

Long life to Kelihos!

Posted: 17 Feb 2012 01:51 AM | Anonymous | no comments

During the past months, the spam engine Kelihos has attracted the attention of many people, including security company researchers and analysts. Very interesting also was the recent official Microsoft response where has been confirmed a new generation of Kelihos variants derived from the previous. The...


Chocolate Covered Exploit?

Posted: 14 Feb 2012 12:10 AM | Anonymous | no comments

Valentine’s Day is here, and stores are flooded with flowers, chocolates, and gift cards. Showing appreciation to your significant other(s) with a box of expensive chocolates has become a tradition, but Googling to find the perfect gourmet chocolate gift has never been more dangerous. Events such...


Buyers beware—of Olympic scams

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 07:06 PM | RM | no comments

Shady ticket deals for the 2012 London Olympics? Hardly surprising. But when the source is Google's famous AdWords advertising service — one of the internet giant's main sources of income — then a double take might be in order. A BBC investigation found that a Google search for "olympic...

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