Advanced instant messenger threat discovered


Yahoo! Messenger, Skype, Windows Live, and Google Talk among those targeted. Warnings have been made about worms that are spreading via instant messaging (IM) clients. Kaspersky Lab said that the new family of worms are multilingual and capable of infecting users via several IM clients simultaneously, including Yahoo! Messenger, Skype, Paltalk Messenger, ICQ, Windows Live Messenger, Google Talk and the XFire client for gamers. Kaspersky … Continue reading Advanced instant messenger threat discovered

Diwali “Festival of Lights” Encourages Spammers to Mask Known Spam Attacks


The Diwali “Festival of Lights” happens in October and is celebrated across India. During this time a large portion of the Indian population will be out shopping and looking for holiday deals. We have started noticing spam messages that offer discounts related to Diwali. Interestingly, spammers are sending the same Internet offers, but in the form of Diwali discounts. For example, in the spam message … Continue reading Diwali “Festival of Lights” Encourages Spammers to Mask Known Spam Attacks