• Thinking fast-flux: New bait for advanced phishing tactics

    Bot herders haven't made millions of dollars by relying on yesterday's botnet techniques. In fact, the bad guys have found an innovative new way to leverage thousands of drone machines; it's called fast flux, and it makes even the largest botnets much harder to take down. Ed Skoudis reviews the...

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  • Whaling attacks: Taking phishing attacks to the next level

    Whaling attacks take phishing to the next level with much bigger targets. Enterprise threats expert Nick Lewis explains how to mitigate the risk.

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  • Security woes old (worms) and new (phishing)

    Phishing may have IT security administrators worried, but it's the old threats that will pose the most dangerous security risks during the rest of 2004, said Anton Chuvakin, senior security analyst for netForensics, an Edison, N.J.-based security information management company. Keeping abreast of...

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  • Fight spear phishing

    Spear phishing, a phishing technique directed at a single company, poses a greater security risk to enterprise administrators than regular phishing. Contributor Tony Bradley recommends taking steps to educate your users and to employ anti-phishing tools for added protection.

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  • Freebie antiphishing tool verifies domain information

    SpoofStick is a free browser toolbar that helps defeat phishing scams by telling users exactly what domain they're in at any given time.

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  • Three ways phishers are hooking you

    Researchers say the bad guys are getting a lot better at catching users on the phishing hook. Three methods are of particular concern.

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  • Phishers and spambots — appliances that fight back

    Most email security appliances are designed to deflect unsolicited inbound SMTP traffic. In this edition of our Security Spotlight Lisa Phifer examines the benefits of deploying an email security appliance and addresses what specifically to look for in an appliance for your network.

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  • Phishing attacks target users of Facebook, other social networks

    Cybercriminals are dumping the traditional email phishing campaigns for social networks, where it's easier to social engineer attacks and gain trust of users.

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  • Spear phishing still popular, but more watering hole attacks coming

    A report from CrowdStrike shows spear phishing remains popular in targeted attacks, but that watering hole attacks are gaining favor.

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  • Phishing reels in big bucks from enterprises

    There are some straightforward measures organizations can take to prevent financial losses from phishing attacks -- attacks Gartner Group pegs at more than $2 billion annually.

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