Tuesday, December 8, 2009

The world’s top 5 riskiest top-level domains

McAfee’s 3rd Annual “Mapping the Mal Web” report highlights the top-level domains with the most road hazards. 

Like the auto industry, the Internet wasn’t designed with seatbelts and airbags. It took years and some determined people to get the auto industry to make safety changes. McAfee’s latest report highlight’s why so many security vendors are offering add-on safety features to protect your browsing experience. In today’s Web, attackers are poking holes in legitimate websites to set up drive-by downloads, typosquatters are waiting for someone’s fat fingers to mistype a URL and many are using search engine optimization to get their mischievous sites listed prominently in search results.

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Yahoo login credentials at risk to hijacking attack

A new phishing attack attempts to steal Web hosting login credentials from Yahoo Inc. and other service providers.

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