Latest Twitter Email Phishing Scam

Fri, May 7, 2010

The latest phishing scam targeting Twitter users is in the form of an email message claiming to be from Twitter Support. The subject line of the fake email message starts off with the word Twit and is followed by a set of numbers. The email message claims that you have some number of “unreaded” or delayed messages from Twitter, and provides a link to supposedly check your “unreaded” messages. But instead the link takes you to a malicious phishing website.

Why You Are Not “Good Enough” to Avoid Malware

Sat, May 1, 2010

Sometimes I will ask people about their views on different computer security products. More often than I would expect, I receive this response: “Oh, I think that is really important, but I don’t need it because I know what I’m doing.” Here is why they are wrong.

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