Spammers are always thinking up new tricks

The percentage of spam in email traffic in May averaged 69.8 per cent – 1.3 percentage points less than the previous month. May saw numerous mass mailings for schools …

Spammers increasingly targeting Montreal

AdaptiveMobile released data that shows a marked increase in SMS spam across Canada in the past six months. The higher volume of SMS spam comes on the eve of the July 1st …

There’s a new banking Trojan in town

A new piece of banking malware is being delivered via tax- and invoice-themed phishing campaigns, Danish security company CSIS is warning. Dubbed “Dyreza,” the …

Dissecting April’s malicious spam

Malicious attachments in April came disguised as e-greetings and notifications about faxes. In the case of the former, alleged Easter greetings turned out to be the …

Why Google prefers numeric CAPTCHAs

Alphanumeric CAPTCHAs – those more or less difficult-to-read combinations that are used by many online services to discern whether a user is human or a bot – have …

The prime target for malicious emails

In the first quarter of 2014 spammers started imitating messages from mobile applications. They especially like the popular mobile messengers – WhatsApp, Viber and …