Once every three months, we tot up our country-by-country spamtrap statistics for the previous quarter and calculate the Dirty Dozen.
Of course, this is one "competition" in which getting promoted into the Premier Division - the SPAMMIERSHIP - is a cause for disappointment, not jubilation...
Google has expanded its Transparency Report data to include stats from their 'Safe Browsing' system, which keeps tabs on where malware and phishing sites are hosted. The data is a little short on definition, but shows which hosting providers are doing the worst job of keeping their IP space clean.
Do you know someone who's been scammed online?
Chances are that you do - or you may have been scammed yourself.
The National Consumer Fraud Week aims to spread the word about how to avoid becoming a victim online.
It's more Cape of Storms than it is Cape of Good Hope for an alleged phishing gang reportedly busted in Cape Town in South Africa's Western Cape.
The gang supposedly used a mixture of email and SMS to lure their victims into giving away PII...
Facebook phishers are targeting Page owners with a bogus message supposedly sent from Facebook Security. They've had such a trying time with stolen Pages, the posers say, that they simply must delete them all. Except yours! Yours has High Quality Content - initial capitalization and all!
Twitter's new two factor authentication system will be welcomed by some users, but ignored by others who will find it a nuisance.
Notably, it's unlikely to be much use at all to media companies who have suffered at the hands of hackers, as Graham Cluley explains.
A NYPD detective has been arrested for hiring an email hacking service to pinch the login details for at least 43 personal email accounts and one cell phone belonging to at least 30 individuals.
With a cybercrime plan as poorly thought out as this, maybe it's no wonder the Soviet Union didn't survive.
Malware targeting point-of-sale (POS) systems has been a major trend for the last six months. With easy pickings to be had from mom-and-pop shops, this pattern is only going to grow until people start fighting back with better system security, and ideally better payment card systems.
Virus Bulletin's Technical Director John Hawes takes a look....
The Syrian Electronic Army has struck again - this time adding the scalp of the prestigious Financial Times to its collection of hijacked accounts belonging to well-known media organisations.
Crooks who swindled a woman out of her £1 million ($1.5 million) life savings, and blew their ill-gotten gains on cheeseburgers, gold and computers, are now facing jail time.
It's that time of the week again - here's your roundup of everything we wrote in the last seven days.
Satirical news publication The Onion has gone into detail about how hackers managed to steal its passwords, access its internal emails, and hijack its Twitter account.
After a widely publicised hack or data breach, you'll often find "password check" sites springing up.
Some of them are legitimate, but other password check sites are as bogus as they sound on the surface...