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Nominum Launches Comprehensive Suite of DNS-Based Security Solutions for Russian Service Providers

This suite offers network and end-user solutions and applications for stopping outbound spam, botnet mitigation, phishing and malware prevention, illegal content filtering, managed security, mobile security, and more. more»

Nominum Sets New Record for Network Speed and Efficiency

New DNS caching engine release surpasses one million queries per second, providing a more powerful engine for Nominum's three-tiered DNS architecture. more»

DNS on Defense, DNS on Offense

Spam is a never-ending problem for service providers. Unfortunately criminals can still make money at someone else's expense so they persist in their mindless campaigns. The DNS is an integral part of well-established techniques for handling incoming spam, so unwanted mail doesn't get delivered to inboxes. more»

Managing Outbound Spam: A New DNS-based Approach For Stopping Abuse (Webinar)

This webinar will discuss a unique solution that has helped customers eliminate up to 90% of outbound spam without generating false-positives or adding new appliances in the network. more»

MarkMonitor Fraud Intelligence Report, Q4 2011

The Financial sector continued to be the most phished industry, accounting for 41% of phish attacks. Financial sector phish increased 15% from the previous quarter to 53,049 attacks and was up 13% from a year ago. more»

MarkMonitor Fraud Intelligence Report Released for Q2 2011

The MarkMonitor Fraud Intelligence Report for the second quarter of 2011 is now available. Phish attack volume declined 3% from the previous quarter to 97,241 attacks. The number of targeted organizations also decreased 3% from the first quarter to 498. more»

The Botnet-Counterfeit Drugs Connection

Spam levels have declined dramatically since the March 16 takedown of Rustock, the world's largest botnet, but how long will this victory last? Rustock was responsible for sending almost half of all global spam and up to 44 billion spam emails per day... more»

New Monthly Fraud Intelligence Report Now Available

MarkMonitor has annonuced that it will be sharing a new, monthly Fraud Intelligence Report with customers and other interested parties. The goal of the report is to provide timely analysis of developing trends and new threats in the fraud landscape. The Fraud Intelligence Report will complement the current MarkMonitor analysis as provided in the semi-annual Brandjacking Index® reports and customer reports. more»

MarkMonitor to Highlight Importance of Cross-Functional Approach to Brand Protection

On May 11, as part of a panel discussion entitled, "Building & Protecting Core Assets - Extracting Value from Intellectual Property", MarkMonitor's CMO, Frederick Felman, will discuss controlling intellectual property assets in the global marketplace, what role the Internet plays on the value of intellectual property and the positive and negative effects the Internet poses for brand owners as they work to build and protect their brands. more»

Paid Search Ads Can Lead to Fake Goods

MarkMonitor recently investigated to what extent popular product searches led to websites offering counterfeit and pirated goods via paid search ads. The research examined 20 of the top 1,000 product-related searches in 2008 and focused on paid search ads across the three major search engines -- Google, Yahoo! and Bing. more»