October With its Myriad Events Gave Boost to Spam
According to security firm, AppRiver, owing to the economic downturn in the global market, spammers in October 2008 had a large number of subjects to use in their virus and spam campaigns. Though spam level each day in the month were significantly lower than the amount of total traffic, security researchers regarded the month as very busy for spammers.
Security experts state that the professional social networking Website, LinkedIn, was targeted in a malware scam in early October 2008. Also, with banks nearly collapsing, cyber miscreants typically utilized the calamity to their benefits. Besides, the Better Business Bureau was targeted once again as t...
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