Serving Up Spam for the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us and the scammers are taking advantage by sending out emails with bogus holiday cheer.  They attempt to take advantage of the holiday season by sending out emails with Christmas and New Years greetings.  Many such emails that find their way into our...

Phishing Scammers Targeting Delivery Service Companies

Lately, a large number of malicious spam emails have been sent to mailboxes pretending to be from Federal Express and other parcel delivery companies. The email attempts to get the user to open an attached ZIP file which contains a Trojan that infects the end user’s computer. In a...

Spam: It’s Not Just a Nuisance Anymore

In May of 1978 the first spam email was sent to unsuspecting email users of the ARPANET (the predecessor to the Internet) network in attempt to drum up sales for a prominent computer manufacturer. The response to that first spam email sent out more than 30 years ago was not unlike the...