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  • Public Sector Top Recipient of Targeted Attacks Says Symantec - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Public Sector Top Recipient of Targeted Attacks Says Symantec

    The public sector has become the most frequently targeted industry of 2011, according to Symantec‘s November 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report. The industry blocks approximately 20.5 targeted attacks a day. Similar to targeted attacks, global phishing has increased slightly and Web-based malware threats are up 47.8 percent since Oct. 2011 and WS.Trojan.H² was the number one culprit. […] More

  • Symantec Releases Results of October Intelligence Report - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Symantec Releases Results of October Intelligence Report

    Symantec recently released the results of its October intelligence report. The report found that spammers have established a genuine URL shortening service that is publicly available and will generate real shortened links. This was all found in spam emails. About 92 percent of the spam emails contained the URLs and the use of the shortened links […] More

  • Symantec Announces August 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Symantec Announces August 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report

    Symantec yesterday announced the results of the August 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report revealing that spammers are seeking to benefit from fluctuations in a turbulent financial market.  The report combines results from the Symantec.cloud MessageLabs Intelligence Report and the Symantec State of Spam & Phishing Report.  According to Symantec, the turbulent market drives “pump-and-dump” stock scams. Spammers […] More

  • Spammers Use New Technique for Bait-and-Switch Ploy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Spammers Use New Technique for Bait-and-Switch Ploy

    Spammers are now establishing their own fake URL-shortening services to perform URL redirection, which has led to an increase in spam by 2.9 percentage points this month, according to new research. The Symantec May 2011 MessageLabs Intelligence Report reveals that in a bait-and-switch ruse, scammers supply legitimate shortened URLs in spam messages that direct unwitting […] More

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