Cyren Security Blog

Year of the Spam Pig for China

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Bruce Einhorn’s article in Business Week entitled No Holiday for China’s Spam Fighters ,outlines how “Chinese officials are trying to combat Internet fraud, but in a nation reliant on unprotected, pirated software, they still have a long way to go”

“Five Things You Should Know About Fighting Spam” – CIO

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The following article: “Getting Clueful: Five Things You Should Know About Fighting Spam” gives a great 50,000 foot (ok, maybe even 100,000 foot) level overview about spam-fighting. It’s got some great tips for IT folks to prepare for their next … Continue reading →

New Worm Detection Technology

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Penn State University researches say they have developed anti-malware technology that can identify and contain worms in milliseconds rather than minutes. The name of this new technology is Proactive Worm Containment, and it focuses on analyzing packet rate, frequency of … Continue reading →

A Dying Breed, ….the cause, Zombies!

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Some interesting trends are becoming pretty apparent in the messaging security arena.  The one that I’d like to point out here is the use of robots or zombies being used to distribute email threats.  This phenomena is definitely making it’s … Continue reading →