Heads up folks!
A seaside hotel in Pembrokeshire, South West Wales, has become the unwilling participant in a widespread malware attack spammed around the world. Don't be fooled into infecting your PC.
Germans bombarded in malware attack, shipment firm caught in crossfire forced to suspend email address
A hard-hitting malware attack is hitting German email inboxes, and causing a headache for an innocent shipment firm mentioned in the messages.
A cybercriminal attack uses the fear of vulnerabilities and malware infection to trick users into unwittingly compromising their Windows computers.
USA! USA! USA! is back on top as the world’s leading spam-relaying country.
See what other countries top our 'dirty dozen' list and get the latest spam stats from SophosLabs.
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Flooded with phishing attacks, which staff and students were falling for, the IT team at Oxford University blocked access to Google Docs - hoping to wake up users to the threat..
Would such a technique work in your organisation?
The controversial presenter of BBC's "Top Gear" programme, has had his Twitter account compromised by spammers... and he wants his revenge.
Although you may not be duped by email scams, it's perfectly possible that you know someone elderly or vulnerable who might be. Always be on the lookout on their behalf, as a surprising number of easily exploited people have become financial victims in the past.
Within seconds of the news breaking that Pope Benedict XVI was to resign, spam began to appear on Twitter taking advantage of the story.
The firm behind fake websites such as "News 6 News Alerts," "Health News Health Alerts," or "Health 5 Beat Health News" has had to cease its deceptive operations after it was fined by the FTC.
SophosLabs researcher Richard Wang ran into a unusual opt-out disclaimer earlier today in an email message. It would appear that this spammer has a sense of humor and is polite to boot!
Scammers use desperate measures in their attempt to trick you into believing you have won a lottery run by Arsenal Football Club.
Not all cybercriminal activity is sophisticated.
It doesn't have to be clever in order to earn money for the bad guys. If you never buy goods promoted via spam, life becomes much harder for the spammers. And maybe they'll have to find something else to do with their time.
We probably shouldn't say anything that sounds even slightly positive about any of of the zillions of messages that pour into our spam collection every hour.
But sometimes it's hard to resist thinking, "That's got to be the Spam of the Day."
German internet users should be on their guard today, after malware was widely spammed out posing as a flight confirmation from Lufthansa.
"Please log into Google Docs, and then you'll be able to read my message."
"I've provided a handy link..."
SophosLabs has intercepted many emails today, attempting to infect Windows computers via an email purporting to be an invoice from a car rental company.
Find out more about what to watch out for.