Inside this exclusive essential guide, our independent experts break down which IT certifications are worth your time and effort, and how to get started obtaining them to further your career— including specific certifications that any cloud or desktop pro should seriously consider. adult Internet users said they gave sensitive information to phishers, according to Gartner.
Thus, phishing filters are added to the long list of e-mail filters that administrators must build, buy or update. In phishing attacks, culprits use Web sites and false e-mails to gather Social Security numbers or credit card numbers. estimated that 57 million Americans reported receiving phishing attack e-mails. According to the Anti-Phishing Working Group, the number of active phishing sites reported in October was 1,142.
Now, Mc Afee is including anti-phishing rules in monthly rule set engine updates.
Mc Afee was incorporated in the state of Delaware in 1992.
"We are seeing phishing as a vector of attack for other intrusions," Siegel said.
"Through phishing you may download spyware onto a machine, for example," Siegel said.
Network Associates was formed in 1997 as a merger of Mc Afee Associates, Network General, PGP Corporation and Helix Software.
The company restructured in 2004, beginning with the sale of its Magic Solutions business to Remedy, a subsidiary of BMC Software early in the year.
04, 2004) Phishing scams costly, on the rise (Sept.