The News Review:
- Kremlin was behind mass cyber assault says Georgian critic
- Symantec and LifeLock Inc. Join Forces to Help Protect Consumers …
- If you are not human CAPTCHA will know.
- Smurfit-Stone Container closing Conn. plant
- Report: Spam and malware at all-time highs
- Top three botnets sending 21 billion spam messages a day
Kremlin was behind mass cyber assault says Georgian critic
“Why should the authorities torture themselves creating laws against the internet as a whole ? when there is a pack of Great Power-loving goons ready to overwhelm any server at the blast of a whistle (or without it)” he wrote adding: “All these people need from the [Russian] authorities is protection a guarantee against punishment. “Nosik noted however that it was still not clear whether service interruptions had been caused by the spam attack on Cyxymu or by a direct “distributed denial of service” (DDoS) bombardment of networking sites’ servers. DDoS attacks happen when the controllers of “botnets” consisting of many thousands of virus-compromised Windows PCs decide to target a site. In the past banking gambling and news sites ? and even Google ? have been the target of DDoS attacks. Yesterday’s strike is not the first apparently politically motivated cyber-attack.
Symantec and LifeLock Inc. Join Forces to Help Protect Consumers …
Market Wire (press release)
The company has a strong focuson educating consumers and working with law enforcement and electedofficials to better understand the increasing threats of identity theft. Amultiple award-winning organization LifeLock has been recognized by theAmerican Business Awards as Best verall Company and offering consumers thebest new service (TrueAddress™) and was recently named to the Top GlobalCompany 250 list by Alwaysn. About Norton from SymantecSymantec’s Norton products protect consumers from traditional threats with.
If you are not human CAPTCHA will know.
So if you succed the computer accepts you as human because bots cannot solve a CAPTCHA. This is the way the computer identifies users are human or bots. Spam is known to be assaulting Spam is known to have been assaulting the global net for years. n the whole there are different anti-spam protection modules that sort out mail. However Drupal CAPTCHA is considered to be more efficient. Along with the spam protection the module secures the protection process too. The Drupal CAPTCHA merely installs an obligatory test to be solved each time when users or guests are going to submit any form.
Smurfit-Stone Container closing Conn. plant
cardboard box-parts maker operating under bankruptcy court protection said Friday it is expanding its Mansfield Mass. plant and closing its Portland Conn.
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Report: Spam and malware at all-time highs
That’s why most new Windows-based computers since the Windows XP SP2 have Norton McAfee Trend Micro Panda Software Kaspersky etc. My HP Pavilion a6400f desktop computer has Norton Internet Security 2009 installed and it’s not likely I will get a malware attack or be directed to a phishing website. Reply to this comment.
Top three botnets sending 21 billion spam messages a day
They can be used in distributed denial of service attacks where each bot repeatedly sends requests to a web site overwhelming it with traffic. Defending against the attack often requires a company to methodically block the IP addresses of the bots. Hackers round up their herds of bots by compromising machines that have no antivirus protection. The users may notice that their machines slow down but there is often no other clue that the machine has become a drone doing the bidding of remote masters. Cutwail was taken out briefly last weekend when a Latvian Internet service provider Real Host was taken offline. Cutwail then restored itself and was back in operation on Monday. Spam messages hit a peak of 108 billion on July 28.