Flickr targetted in new-style social phish/trojan attack

, posted: 1-Nov-2006 16:05

My MSN account had a peculiar looking message in it recently:



I don't have a photo on Flickr so I assumed this was some sort of "click me and get h4x3d" type of email - and indeed it was.

The link went (still go (read the entire post)...



Email servers strain under doubled spam load

, posted: 1-Nov-2006 15:30

If you have noticed a big increase in spam lately, you're not alone. My mail server is getting hammered by spammers, and half of Ihug's customers experienced a day-long delay in receiving email.

Much of the spam comes as images - t (read the entire post)...





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