The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s SCAMwatch is warning people not to click on spam emails which claim to contain links to websites with information about the Boston Marathon explosions.
By Hamish Barwick | 19 April, 2013 15:28
Online scammers and cyber criminals have turned their attention to Valentine’s Day with a number of traps set for 14 February.
By Hamish Barwick | 13 February, 2013 15:33
Good citizens of technological America, this story is not for you.
By Christopher Null | 02 November, 2010 01:21
PDF files are one of the most common, and most trusted document formats out there. However, that trust, combined with the cross-platform use of PDFs makes the Adobe file format one of the most targeted and exploited by malicious attacks as well.
By Tony Bradley | 09 March, 2011 06:06
Security researchers have shown that carefully crafted text messages sent to cell phones via short message service (SMS) can cause them to shutdown without the knowledge of the owner.
By Keir Thomas | 08 January, 2011 05:49
An overwhelming majority of Web sites promoted through spam are hosted in China at service providers that many times choose to ignore complaints and allow illegal activity, according to research from the University of Alabama.
By Jeremy Kirk | 27 June, 2009 03:07
As mobile users are more frequently pestered by SMS spam, one security vendor is applying its experience in stopping e-mail spam for mobile networks.
By Jeremy Kirk | 24 June, 2009 01:51
Heinz has trusted Sophos to protect its desktop users and email systems from malware and spam for many years. As part of its multi-tier approach to IT security, the company needed more robust protection against web-based threats and the use of unauthorised applications.