If you're feeling swamped in unsolicited e-mail, you're not alone. Enterprise security vendor Secure Computing this week reported spam increases 53 percent above July's daily average and 70 percent above June's average. That's not, however, a record. The current level of spam is equivalent to those reported during December 2006.
Reasons for the August bump in spam are varied. One, there's been a resurgence of the Storm worm, which is known to relay spam.
Two, enterprise security companies are seeing a higher level of attachment-based spam. In addition to the usual suspects of PDF … Read more