IT Security & Network Security News & Reviews: Symantec Showcases Digital Malware Snapshots for 2009 RSA Conference
Symantec Showcases Digital Malware Snapshots for 2009 RSA Conference
by Brian Prince
Text/HTML spam started in late 2007 and promoted "adult dating" or "extreme dating"' Websites. The content of the spam, and the Website that it links to, is typically sexually explicit.
This image depicts a phishing attack, still among the banes of e-mail users. According to MessageLabs' latest threat report, one in every 284.6 e-mails last month constituted a phishing attack.
Huigezi is a targeted Trojan dropped via PDF exploit that spied on audio and video communications most commonly used for industrial espionage.
An installer Trojan. Cutwail is currently one of the world's largest botnets, controlling more than 1 million zombie computers.
This is a depiction of 24 hours of typical usage of MessageLabs' Archiving retrieval, search and recovery tools. The layered sphere shows the most recent archived e-mails stored near the surface (blue) and older e-mails toward the core (red). The attachment size determines the volume and shape of the three-dimensional form.