August Spam Roundup


Summer’s almost over but spam is still going strong and you can bet spammers are gearing up for the upcoming holiday season.

Here’s a look at the top spam headlines for August:

General Spam Levels Drop but Malicious Spam Rises

Jiffy Lube Settles Spam Lawsuit for $47 Million

Google Announces It’s Shutting Down Its Postini Spam Filtering Service

Spear Phishing Attack Targets Blackberry Users

$687 Million Lost to Phishing Attacks So Far This Year

Be sure to let us know what you think of these stories and if there are any we missed!

Written by Sue Walsh

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