Thursday, September 01, 2005

Spyware & Security and E-mail [Cybercrime Exposed - 09/01/2005]

Spyware & Security and E-mail
September 1st, 2005
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spyware and spam, and learn about the latest e-mail, IM, and VoIP
technologies--and how to get the most out of them.

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* This Week in the Spyware & Security Info Center

Cybercrime has gone professional. This week we highlight our
investigative series on how cybercrime has evolved and what's being
done to fight it. Visit our Info Center for the latest news, plus tips
and tools to protect yourself.

* Spotlight: Web of Crime *
"Enter the Professionals":
Online pranksters give way to organized gangs determined to mine your
technology for illegal profit.
http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,122240,tk,spx,00.asp

"Zombie PC Armies Designed to Suck Your Wallet Dry":
Botnets built with malicious software are used in Web-based extortion
and espionage efforts.
http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,122241,tk,spx,00.asp

"Internet Gangs Go Global":
The face of today's malware author is more adult than you might
expect.
http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,122242,tk,spx,00.asp

"Internet Sieges Can Cost Businesses a Bundle":
When attackers strike, the balance sheet always takes a hit.
http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,122243,tk,spx,00.asp

"Who's Catching the Cybercrooks?":
Stopping Internet business crime may be too much for any one agency or
government.
http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,122245,tk,spx,00.asp

* Build Up Your Arsenal *
"Create Your Own Windows Security Analysis Tool":
The building blocks are in Windows XP Pro and 2000.
http://www.pcworld.com/howto/article/0,aid,119277,tk,spx,00.asp

"Identify Malware Hiding in Windows' System Folders":
Learn how to tell good from bad among the esoteric files that plant
themselves inside Windows.
http://www.pcworld.com/howto/article/0,aid,120795,tk,spx,00.asp

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* Top 10 Downloads *

Check out what your fellow enthusiasts are downloading from
PCWorld.com this week.

1. Ad-Aware SE Personal v1.06
http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_description/0,fid,7423,tk,Top10,00.asp

2. Spybot Search and Destroy v1.3
http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_description/0,fid,22262,tk,Top10,00.asp

3. BearShare Lite v4.5.1
http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_description/0,fid,8062,tk,Top10,00.asp

4. RegClean v4.1a
http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_description/0,fid,4666,tk,Top10,00.asp

5. Microsoft AntiSpyware Beta
http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_description/0,fid,24761,tk,Top10,00.asp

6. Process Explorer v9.0
http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_description/0,fid,23780,tk,Top10,00.asp

7. CWShredder v2.1
http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_description/0,fid,23551,tk,Top10,00.asp

8. ZoneAlarm Free 5.5
http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_description/0,fid,7228,tk,Top10,00.asp

9. Motherboard Monitor v5.3.7
http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_description/0,fid,7309,tk,Top10,00.asp

10. AVG Anti-Virus System Free Edition v7.30
http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_description/0,fid,15202,tk,Top10,00.asp

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