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Delve into the world of cybersecurity and cybercrime as Cyren experts explore the latest threats targeting businesses, as well as industry trends and technological advances, and how these pressures, risks, and changes impact business reputation and growth.

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Storm worm now preys on guilty conscience


Imagine receiving an anonymous email from someone who claims to be a private detective, who proves that he is listening to your phone calls by attaching a tape-recording to the email message. Intrigued enough to click on the attachment? Perhaps, … Continue reading →

Virus Writers Mean Business


It seems the wicked of the computer world have officially sold out. According to a recently released report by Panda Security virus writers are no longer interested in old fashioned havoc-wreaking worms. The notorious script kiddies of the past have … Continue reading →

Response to Dancho Danchev on the Malware Outbreak Center


Security blogger Dancho Danchev brings up several good points in his blog post triggered by Commtouch’s new Malware Outbreak Center. I agree that without traditional AV in place, most companies would be exposed to many “in the wild” viruses like … Continue reading →

Malware Outbreak Center – What’s It For?


Commtouch publicized the new Malware Outbreak Center earlier this week, a resource on our web site to learn about new malware variants, and comparative catch-times for each of the AV engines. All very nice info for Commtouch commercial purposes, to … Continue reading →

Dancing skeleton malware rattles across email


Spammers have once again sunk their fangs into Halloween and flooded email with holiday themed threats. When I was a kid parents feared tainted trick-or-treat candy. Now they can add spyware and computer viruses to their list of worries. Keep … Continue reading →

Global spam levels hit 95% during last quarter


The recently released Commtouch Q3 2007 Email Threats Trends Report shows that global spam levels reached as high as 95% during the last three months. Every quarter when we report this statistic we say to ourselves ‘Wow, that’s really high! … Continue reading →