- 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
- 24 Apr
Despite the increased share of phishing attacks on online stores, the most frequently attacked category of organization was still social networking sites (23.5%).
- 02 Apr
Business News, Spam News
According to the data collected for Kaspersky Lab’s study ‘Financial cyber threats in 2013’, cybercriminals are trying harder than ever to acquire confidential user information and steal money from bank accounts by creating fake sites mimicking financial organizations.