Whose Tweets Matter Most?

A startup monitors the spread of information on Twitter to identify users with the most influence. It's not the number of followers you have on Twitter that counts--it's how you influence them. That's the message from a new service called PeerIndex that analyzes the flow...

Shortened URLs Drive Need for New Security

Symantec has released the July 2010 MessageLabs Intelligence Report which contains the usual interesting and relevant facts regarding trends in spam and malware. Of particular interest in this report, though, is the fact that attacks exploiting shortened URLs have skyrocketed, and that a new approach...

More Spam Including Legitimate Social Media Links

Security firm Symantec tells WebProNews that nine out of ten spam emails now contain a URL link in the message, and this month, around 5% of all domains found in spam URLs belonged to genuine websites. The top four of those belong to well-known social...

Symantec Announces May 2010 MessageLabs Intelligence Report

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - 05/26/10) - Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC - News ) today announced the publication of its May 2010 MessageLabs Intelligence Report. Analysis reveals that nine out of ten spam emails now contain a URL link in the message. In May, five percent...

Tips for planning multi-language websites

Having a global channel literally at our fingertips obviously does not mean that our message is being understood globally. Whilst some organisations have made much progress in resolving the issues of acting globally online, for others it remains a complex problem....

Cyber Attackers Pose as New York Times (WebProNews)

Symantec's MessageLabs tells WebProNews there is a new targeted attack using emails pretending to be from the New York Times. MessageLabs Intelligence tracked the attack yesterday, which used emails pretending to come from the NYT's " Times Reader" software, hitting six different domains. One domain...

Internet hit by US restrictions (Asia Times)

TEHRAN - Financial and trade sanctions imposed on Iran may have failed to bring the regime to its knees, but they have hamstrung efforts by dissidents to spread their message on the Internet because the latest technology and payment methods are barred....

Report predicts rise of self-defending botnets (TechWorld)

I spam therefore I am. The world is not only losing the war against spam, the situation might be about to get a whole lot worse with the emergence of a new type of automatic botnet able to thrive without direct human control, Symantec's MessageLabs...

p2pnet World Headlines: Nov 30, 2009: #1 (p2pnet.net)

Internet activists push for greater democracy Associated Press The Internet can be a powerful medium for politicians to get their message across but it is also a vital means for civilians to have a say in what politicians do, participants in a political conference say....

Whois Privacy Is ‘Material Falsification’

A ruling by the US Court of Appeals 9th Circuit in the case of U.S. v Kilbride has determined that using whois privacy on domains can be considered “material falsification”.  The case involved an appeal on criminal charges of spamming. The ruling in this...