A recent attack in which tainted banner ads served up rogue software for visitors of popular sites such as drudgereport.com, lyrics.com and horoscope.com is a stark reminder of the importance of keeping up-to-date on software patches.
In a blog post earlier this week, Security Fix examined the crucial role of "money mules" -- people in the United States who are willingly or unwittingly recruited to help cyber fraudsters steal money from businesses. In this column, we'll...
September 24, 2009; 3:10 PM ET |
Categories: Fraud , From the Bunker , Latest Warnings , Safety Tips , Small Business Victims , Web Fraud 2.0 | Tags: money mules, sanford school district, scope group
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