Widely available to testers. Today Microsoft will take a step toward competing with McAfee and Symantec in the enterprise security market by releasing a beta version of its Forefront Client Security desktop software.
More than a month after Microsoft released a study recommending its browser's anti-phishing features, the Mozilla Foundation struck back on Tuesday with a survey using different data, and unsurprisingly, came up with different results.
UK drops out of top-10 nuisance nations. Security firm Sophos says that more than a fifth of the world's spam originated from the US in Q3 2006.
The company believes that a possible reason for the US's increasing lead in relayed spam is the emergence of more than 300 strains of the mass-spammed Stratio worm. The worm, also known as Stration or Warezov, uses a trick dependent on the victim being able to speak English in its attempt to convert innocent PCs into members of a spam botnet.