Twitter has implemented DMARC, a standard for preventing email spoofing, in order to make it harder for attackers to send phishing emails that appear to come from twitter.com addresses.
An estimated 60 percent of the world's email boxes are now safe
Hackers behind a recently detected email attack campaign exploited a vulnerability in a Yahoo website to hijack the email accounts of Yahoo users and use them for spam.
Facebook Graph Search makes it easier for cyber criminals to gather relevant details that can be used to target phishing attacks more effectively.
McAfee makes some predictions about what to expect and trends to watch for security in 2013.
There is more attention on cyber fraud and phishing scams during the holidays, but the perceived risk varies depending on who you ask.
'Tis the season to be careful. That should be no surprise. Given that the online holiday shopping season is peaking, cybercriminals would be expected to ramp up their efforts as well.
For blocking socially engineered malware, however, Google's browser takes the No. 2 spot.
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Analysis: An apparently innocent inquiry with a company you do business with might warrant scrutiny. Perhaps it's a scam, or perhaps it's fine and the company itself is getting careless.