Anti-spam legislation in Canada should have been in force several years ago but it's unlikely that the laws will have any teeth for several more years, and they may even fall by the wayside. So Canadians, unless you want to be the weak link, pester your politicians to pull their collective fingers out.
Little blue boxes from Tiffany & Co. are the stuff of dreams for many. Don't let an unexpected email delivery - apparently from the company - make you so giddy with an excitement that you end up with a computer nightmare.
Although there has been increased talk recently on drive-by-downloads and compromised websites being used to deliver malware, it's worth remembering that email-based malware is far from dead.
If you've received an email in your inbox telling you that your wire transfer has been cancelled, take care - as it's the latest attempt by online criminals to infect the general public's Windows computers.
Computer users are warned to be on the lookout for messages in their email inbox, claiming to be an incoming fax.
Twitter and its users have perennial problems with spam, as a quick search of Naked Security will reveal.
So you might be surprised that the micro-blogging site's own Twitter identity for reporting spam, the easily-remembered account "@spam", has been killed off.
Even if you are used to phishing scams, it still pays to take the occasional look at a scam campaign, just to remind yourself not to let your guard down.
Paul Ducklin digs into a recent "tax refund" phish with an added Man-in-the-Middle attack...
Once again, cybercriminals are leaping at the opportunity to take advantage of breaking news stories to spread malware.
Many Snapchat users complain that they were sent photos from scantily-clad women with names such as "Honey.Crush9" inviting them to join them in a Skype conversation.
Here's what happened, and how to stop it from happening again.
With sick inevitability, cybercriminals have exploited interest in the breaking news story of the explosions at the Boston Marathon by spreading malware.
It's good news if you're a cybercriminal.
But probably not something that's going to do much good for one of the world's poorest countries.
O, frailty, thy name is insecure pet supply website operators...
Spammers think quoting Hamlet is a way to help them steal usernames and passwords - but they're wrong.
SophosLabs has intercepted a malware attack, hitting many German internet users today, disguised as an email from Skype with the title "Wir haben Ihre Bestellung geliefert".
Bill Gates may be a billionaire, but if he's going to splash his cash around he's got better things to do with it than give it to people who simply share a photo of him on Facebook.
Beware! Cybercriminals have attempted to infect computers worldwide, disguising their attack as an email claiming to come from a scanner in your office.
A government department in New Zealand has had to apologise twice after mixing up CC: and BCC: when apologising for mixing up CC: and BCC:.
It's a really easy mistake to make, so take a moment to remind yourself why it's a bad idea...