A common security prediction for 2010 is the continued rise of malware and phishing attacks on mobile phones. The MarkMonitor SOC recently detected an interesting twist on this theme involving a popular smartphone and the latest smart technologies used by cybercriminals. In this case, instead of compromising a smartphone to steal its information, cybercriminals used phishing techniques to clone smartphones. Here's how it works. Emails which offer a free one-year warranty extension for a popular smartphone, link to a company-branded web page. That web page asks for an email address and then smartphone serial number, IMEI number, type of phone, and... Read More

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With more than 13 years’ experience in the domain industry, Alison has managed all aspects of Corporate Domain Managem... More