Scotland-based iomart has been identified as the leading UK source of spam last month by email security firm Cloudmark.
A spam email campaign purporting to come from the Bournemouth Pavilion theatre about a Christmas performance of Peter Pan has hit tens of thousands of computer users worldwide.
Anti-spam organisation Spamhaus welcomes two arrests in the UK and Spain, and now seeks others outside the EU, which commentators believe is unlikely to happen.
Sophos' latest report into the top spam-relaying nations finds that this is a global trend which often leads to bigger malware attacks.
The website of URL shortening service Bitly was down on Wednesday morning.The company has blamed a DDoS attack.
Scammers are targeting discount hunters with fake vouchers.
Pre-Christmas volumes push UK into pole position in the spam league
Researchers at Malwarebytes say that spammers are targeting Amazon account holders with emails carrying two different types of Trojan malware.
Google has tweaked Gmail so that users can now see images in-line with their emails, but the change could compromise the client's security.
Experts are warning users to expect a steep rise in Bitcoin-themed malware attacks following discovery of a new virus called Bitcoin Alarm
In response to an open letter from dozens of noted security analysts, Google this week said it intends to more broadly turn on security features in its Gmail application by default.
Threats are becoming more sophisticated, and cybercriminals are getting smarter at evading new authentication controls, according to an RSA Conference panel of security practitioners representing three major financial institutions.
A new worm targeting mobile devices running Nokia's Symbian OS is spreading in China in a unique way: through malicious links contained in text messages.
The most popular bait used by spammers is 'Angelina Jolie' - four times as popular as Barack Obama whose name falls behind in second place.
UK spamming attacks have quadrupled in frequency since the start of 2008, according to an anti-spam software company.
Cybercriminals are adopting new automation techniques and improving on strategies that enable them to exploit vulnerabilities rapidly, a new study reveals.
Prevx, an internet security company headquartered in Derby has discovered a new trojan designed to steal information from large banking institutions. Jacques Erasmus, director of malware research, told SCMagazineUS.com on Friday that the Limbo 2 trojan might be the most sophisticated trojan yet released.
Spammers are using fake information relating to Angelina Jolie to trick users into downloading and installing trojans.
The sentencing of Robert Soloway, the so-called Seattle "Spam King" who pleaded guilty in March to delivering millions of unwanted emails, has been delayed until next week.
Google and eBay have joined forces to protect users from spam and malicious emails by leveraging an authentication technology called DomainKeys.
Cybercrooks are using new technologies and reinventing forms of social engineering to ensnare consumers and businesses, security experts warn.
A massive domain name server (DNS) design vulnerability that could permit cache poisoning - effectively allowing an attacker to direct users to the website of his choosing - is set to be fixed by an unprecedented synchronized series of multivendor patches.
The Marshall Islands have been subjected to a prolonged bout of unexpected email traffic, preventing citizens receiving emails, but the reason for the attack remains unclear
The software vendor has unveiled its new approach to internet security, which means transferring the workload off individual PCs and into the internet
The security company has appointed senior executives from both Trend Micro and Symantec in order to bolster its marketing efforts
The security vendor is to offer a UTM appliance to the SME market after it reported sales up nearly a quarter year-on-year