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Spammers have found a way to circumvent spam filters – by replicating Gmail address templates. As a result, Gmail.com has become the most abused domain name. According to an article on NetworkWorld, only one percent of Gmail spam emails are … Continue reading

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Surfing the web without any kind of protection is akin to diving into bloody, great white shark-infested waters without a cage. Yes, the internet is a fantastic world of instant satisfaction that most of us can’t live without, but if … Continue reading

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Cybercriminals these days are not merely hackers looking to tap into your email account; they have evolved into sophisticated crooks who take advantage of any opportunity to set their traps. Not surprisingly, major global events, such as the Olympics or … Continue reading

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In this world of immediate gratification, most of us computer owners head straight to a search engine without a second thought when we need the answer to a question. It’s as easy as typing in a query and clicking on … Continue reading

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Fanáticos del futból han viajado de todas partes del mundo para reunirse en Sur Africa este verano a ver la Copa Mundial de Futból. La emocion del Mundial ha sido tremenda, pero los aficionados tienen que tener mucho cuidado—criminales cibernéticos … Continue reading

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Soccer fans from across the globe will convene in South Africa this summer to attend the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Excitement for the event is gearing up, but fans should be warned that they aren’t the only ones looking forward … Continue reading

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The ease of online shopping makes it an alluring option for any consumer. Why fight the crowds and lines of busy stores when you can purchase your desired product with just a few simple clicks? Yet, sending your sensitive payment … Continue reading

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These days, bank robbers are no longer cloaked in the guise of Bonnie & Clyde, traipsing through bank vaults with machine guns. Bank robbers are faceless, stealthy criminals spread around the world accessing bank accounts through the web and siphoning … Continue reading

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Online users are more concerned about their personal security than the internet security of their companies, according to a recent survey. The study, featuring 1600 workers in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Japan, illustrated how employees across the … Continue reading

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Whether looking for a great restaurant in your neighborhood or researching your next vacation, going online is quickly becoming the easiest way to find anything for which you might be looking. A company’s online reputation, therefore, is crucial to maintaining … Continue reading

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Fake antivirus software accounts for 15 percent of all malware on the web, according to a study recently released by Google. From January 2009 to February 2010, researchers for the search engine analyzed 240 million webpages and found more than … Continue reading

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Analyzing Trends from the Internet Crime Complaint Center’s 2009 Annual Report A recent report by internet security company Symantec has been widely publicized for the implications it presents for residents of certain US cities. After analyzing factors such as risky … Continue reading

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