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  • Report: Web Hosts Common Target of Phishers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Web Hosts Common Target of Phishers

    Nearly 40 percent of web hosts were repeat victims of phishing attacks that resulted in the placing of malware on their server platforms, according to a new report by the Internet Policy Committee of the Anti-Phishing Working Group. Thirty-seven percent of respondents said their websites had phishing or spoof sites planted on their web servers […] More

  • Phishers Keep Up Their Antics on Social-Networking Sites, Online Classifieds, Gaming Industries - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Phishers Keep Up Their Antics on Social-Networking Sites, Online Classifieds, Gaming Industries

    A report reveals phishing gangs continue increasing their efforts against brands in the social networking, online classifieds and online gaming industries. Researchers of the APWG Phishing Activity Trends Report found that attacks on brands in the online retail, auction and financial services sectors decreased while payment services increased more than 10 percent in 2010. The […] More

  • Record High for Malware - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Record High for Malware

    According to the Anti-Phishing Working Group, malware levels are at a record high. Fake anti-virus software has increased almost 600 percent in the first six months of 2009. The chairman of the APWG said, “The Internet has never been more dangerous.” The number of phishing websites has increased dramatically and the number of Trojans that […] More

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