June Spam Roundup

Written by Sue Walsh on June 28, 2013

newsSummer is in full swing but spammers aren’t taking a vacation. While overall spam volume┬áhas dropped, malicious spam and spear phishing continue to rise as spammers take advantage of summer holidays and the travel season. Here’s a look at the top spam new for June.

Will Canada Can Its Spam Law?

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/michael-geist/anti-spam-law-in-trouble_b_3495596.html

Belarus Crowned New Spam Capital

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/05/30/belarus_surprise_worlds_spam_relaying_top_dog/

Spammers Turning to Web-Based Services to Evade Filters

http://www.v3.co.uk/v3-uk/news/2275514/spammers-using-web-hosts-to-evade-security-tools

Phishing Attacks Rise 87%

http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=15120

Microsoft Frees Over 1 Million PCs from Botnet

http://www.eweek.com/security/microsoft-liberates-more-than-1.2-million-pcs-from-citadel-botnet/

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