The State of Blackhole Spam
- — Jan. 31, 2013, 7:57 p.m.
The past few months have been a busy one for Blackhole spam attackers. The last time we discussed Blackhole spam runs, we noted that it had returned from its New Year break and was hitting users again. Previously, we’d reported in September about how a new version of the Blackhole Exploit Kit had been introduced [...]Read the full article
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I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.