They’re saying that spam phishing is down for the 3rd quarter, but the other forms of spam attacks have actually increased as spammers discover people are becoming educated to phishing techniques. Thanks for that. But we still need to be vigilant:
* Phishers hijacking brands from new markets to lure victims
* 1 in 5 employees succumb to phishing emails, says new study
* FBI agent urges caution in cybercrime lecture series
* Apple Users Advised to be Wary of Phishing E-mails
* Spam targeting email traffic drops during Q3
* Scam Squad: A closer look at ‘phishing’
* How to Spot a Twitter Spambot
and more . . .
One of the strongest predicters of where the internet and web are going is ICANN. Following the antics of these Bozos can give you some insights into what to expect. Generally we follow how they figure in phishing, malware and all manner of cybercrime, but as they evolve new root domains, it’s going to get really nasty!
* National Association Of Realtors: Do Not To Pay Preregister .Realtor Domains They Will Be Free
* The English-language internet just grew by a third—but you probably won’t notice
* Top Level Domain Holdings’ .KIWI Clears Penultimate Step Towards Going Live
* The Applicant Auction team is heading to ICANN 48 in Buenos Aires
* GoDaddy kicks off gTLD land rush with first domain sales
* First Nine English-Language newgTLDs Delegated by ICANN
. . . and more!