Thre@t Reply: What’s a Firewall?

May 24, 2011By Armando Orozco

This week’s Thre@t Reply video features Threat Research Analyst Armando Orozco answering one of the most frequently asked questions we receive: What is a firewall, and how does it work? Well, the actual…read more

Thre@t Reply: “Online Shopping” | Part 1 of 2

May 2, 2011By Grayson Milbourne

In the latest Thre@t Reply video, Threat Research Analyst Grayson Milbourne answers a reader’s question about how to avoid being phished. The first step is to be able to identify whether you’re on…read more

Webroot Answers Your Security Questions

April 5, 2011By Andrew Brandt

I’m very pleased to present today the first in a series of videos we’ve produced. The videos have the lofty goal of addressing the most pressing questions relating to malware, cybercrime, and online…read more

Social Nets Put Your Privacy at Risk

March 30, 2010By mikekronenberg

By Mike Kronenberg Attention Facebook and Twitter users: You’re still at risk. Last year, our survey found that lots of people using social networking sites were taking the risk of financial loss, identity…read more

Twitter Phish Floods Network with Short URLs

February 24, 2010By Andrew Brandt

All day, I’ve been getting reports from my Twitter-using friends and acquaintances that they’ve been receiving tweets of short URLs. I took a look and it looks like another phishing campaign aimed at…read more

Friends, Followers, Fans: Be On Guard in 2010

December 30, 2009By mikekronenberg

By Mike Kronenberg Do you use a social networking site? Be prepared, because I predict in 2010 it’ll be a major target for cyber criminals. Among the threat experts here at Webroot, we’ve…read more

Koobface: Not Just for Facebook, Anymore

August 14, 2009By Andrew Brandt

The latest generation of Koobface targets its particularly effective brand of social engineering at more social networks than ever. As the worm has evolved, we’ve seen it grow to encompass a pantheon of…read more

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