'Over-the-top' services are used to disguise text spam campaigns by sending a few messages from many phone numbers.
Distributed Spam Distraction attacks may last up to 24 hours, and inundate an inbox with as many as 60,000 messages, AppRiver report notes in a report.
Texting scams continue to increase, with scammers using come-ons similar to the phishing techniques used in spam email for years.
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Almost two-thirds of data breaches in 2012 could be attributed to negligence or human error and system glitches, reported the eighth annual Ponemon Global Cost of a Data Breach study.
Recent numbers by a market research firm show that Android users appear to spend 20 percent less time using their apps than iOS users spend.
BlackBerry's Q10, the company’s new smartphone with a QWERTY keyboard, is finally appearing in U.S. retail channels. AT&T is the latest carrier to start taking pre-orders for the phone.
The carrier will add 200 free voice minutes (via VoIP) to a current plan that gives FreedomPop users 500MB of data for free.
The new Yahoo privacy agreement allows the company to scan your email for information to create targeted advertisements.
NetMarketShare says Microsoft's IE is top dog, while StatCounter crowns Chrome the king in the competitive browser market.
Cisco's Visual Networking Index predicts global IP traffic will rise at a dramatic compound annual growth rate 23 percent between 2012 to 2017.
NSS Labs says much still needs to be done to enable near real-time situational awareness across the nation's critical infrastructure and to fully leverage U.S. government cyber intelligence capabilities.
Several longstanding malware scams resurfaced recently, and Amazon and Ruby on Rails were targeted by Internet reprobates. Here's what to watch out for.
The top-level domain name for the former Soviet Union becomes a magnet for denizens of online underworld.
Search giant puts heat on software industry to clean up its mistakes quickly--some within seven days.