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Phish-Pharming: Using social engineering to hijack domains at the source

Recently, there have been several high-profile incidents involving a novel combination of techniques to hijack the legitimate domains of banks and other financial institutions. This...

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Deadline approaching for comments on the new ICANN gTLD proposed Application Guidebook

There are only a few days left to make a difference regarding the future of online corporate identity. December 15, 2008 is the revised deadline...

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A Contrary Perspective – Forced Data Sharing Will Decrease Performance and Reduce Protection

By Eric Olson, Vice-President, Cyveillance, Inc. The following post is in response to a presentation recently given at the APWG General Members Meeting and eCrime...

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Nearly Seventy Percent of All Malware is Delivered via Drive-By Downloads

There has been no shortage of press regarding malware on the Internet over the past several months. Malware continues to grow in volume and evolve...

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Scads hurt everyone.

What is a “scad”? Scads are deceptive sponsored search results that usually appear at the top and along the side of a web page. Deceptive...

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Domain Registration Scam picks up in volume

Cyveillance has recently observed an increase in the volume of spam email related to a domain registration scam. This scam typically targets individuals in Fortune...

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How Protected Are We Really Against Malware?

Fueled by scalability and ease of use, it is not surprising that malware attacks delivered via the Web have more than doubled in frequency. What...

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Creativity and Sophistication in Recent Phishing Attack

Cyveillance's President and CEO, Panos Anastassiadis, was targeted by new approach to an old scam, spear phishing. Earlier this morning, the following email was sent...

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Google Policy Changes Impacts UK Brand Holders

Beginning May 5, 2008, Google will no longer protect brand holders against competitors bidding on their trademarked terms in pay-per-click advertising. Previously, Google Adwords policy...

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Realistic Solution to the Malware Epidemic?

It's hardly newsworthy that security experts at the RSA Conference this week pointed to malware as the biggest threat facing the Internet today. However, a...

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