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Beware of Mother’s Day Spam Emails

Mother’s Day 2013 is on May 12th. Symantec has observed an increase in spam messages related to Mother’s Day. The spam emails trick you to take product offers, survey, e-card, gift, etc. After clicking the link in the email, you will automatically redirected to a website with fake offers, where you are asked a few […]

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Padlock on a door

WordPress Security: How to Protect Against Brute Force Password Attacks

WordPress has become the world’s most popular blogging system since its first released in 2003. It is now powering over 60 million websites worldwide. No surprise that WordPress becomes hackers’ attack target. Reported by TheNextWeb, there’s serious brute force attack against WordPress sites across the Internet. The requests, which are targeted at administrative accounts, appear […]

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Easter Spam Sample

Warning: Easter Spam Messages with Bogus Offers

Easter Sunday fall on 31st March in 2013. Symantec Probe Network detected spam messages related to Easter that offer bogus offers. Users are adviced to be cautious when handling unsolicited or unexpected emails. Here are some of the email headers observed for Easter related spam: Subject: XXX, Get your Easter savings on all vehicles Subject: […]

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