- 13 May
Spam News, Virus News
The new range of top level domains, launched in January 2015 and intended for use by relevant communities and organizations, has proved irresistible to spammers according to Kaspersky Lab’s Q1 2015 analysis of the spam and phishing threats landscape.
- 12 Mar
For the fourth year running programs designed to steal users logins, passwords and other confidential data remain on top of the list of the most widespread malware distributed by email, according to Kaspersky Lab.
- 27 Nov
The launch of iPhone 6, along with the Ice Bucket Challenge initiative, were the two main topics that spammers used to promote junk mailings in the third quarter
- 23 Oct
Spammers produced topical new versions of the old “Nigerian Letter” scam, this time based on the Ebola virus.
- 25 Sep
Kaspersky Lab has analyzed the evolution of spam in August. According to the company’s experts, the US ranks first among countries which are sources of spam distributed around the world, while the UK now leads the ranking based on the number of mail antivirus detections.
- 28 Aug
Although it’s the height of summer and most businesses are in a natural lull, Kaspersky Lab’s experts reported a substantial increase in the amount of financial phishing in spam.
- 12 Aug
Analysis of spam developments in Q2 2014 by Kaspersky Lab experts revealed a growth in unsolicited correspondence and new cybercrime tricks
- 30 Jun
May saw numerous mass mailings for schools and colleges offering distance learning.
- 28 May
Malicious attachments in April came disguised as e-greetings and notifications about faxes.
- 06 May
In the first quarter of 2014 spammers started imitating messages from mobile applications