Top 10 Security Threats

10 Spam Mail
While it's annoying, it's not a security threat unless it comes with a malicious payload. Your email service may filter out spam automatically. If not, Outlook's built in "Junk EMail" filter is as effective as the spam protection in many suites.

9 Phishing Mail
Phishing messages pretend to be from eBay, PayPal, your bank, or the like. If you log in to their fake sites, they steal your username and password and you're sunk. However, both IE7 and Firefox 2 have phishing detection built in. Security Super Guide - Security Super Guide: Top 10 Security Threats - Review by PC Magazine

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 13th March 2007 1:09AM