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High virus rates in New Zealand

Friday, 23 July 2010, 12:28 pm | MessageLabs

The latest MessageLabs Intelligence Report shows that there is an oddly high virus rate in New Zealand . Further investigation showed that this figure was related to phishing. In July, New Zealand became the most targeted for phishing attacks with ... More >>

Spam Levels Rise Again, Post-McColo

Wednesday, 26 November 2008, 12:19 pm | MessageLabs

A combined team of experts from Symantec and MessageLabs has seen spam levels rise again today, returning to two-thirds of what they were before the McColo Corp. takedown exactly two weeks ago. In the days following the takedown, spam levels declined massively ... More >>

Olympic Targeted Attacks Hidden in PDFs

Wednesday, 13 August 2008, 1:46 pm | MessageLabs

MessageLabs has uncovered evidence of targeted malware being distributed in legitimate looking International Olympic Committee (IOC) emails, that have been sent to participating nation’s national sporting organisations and athlete representatives. More >>

Web-based Malware Escalates While Storm Calms Down

Friday, 2 May 2008, 11:33 am | MessageLabs

* Storm botnet infected machines, now estimated at approximately 100,000 compromised computers down from an estimated at two million. * The decline in Storm’s botnet size is evident by the 57 percent decrease in malware-laden emails distributed by ... More >>

IT Managers Turned-off by Social Networking

Wednesday, 9 April 2008, 2:03 pm | MessageLabs

Galaxy Research shows Australian Enterprise IT Managers worried but 46 per cent still permit access to social networking sites More >>