Commtouch debuts online spam center

Share this content:

Spam filtering services firm Commtouch has debuted a new online tool that informs viewers of data about global virus outbreaks.

The Commtouch Malware Outbreak Center, on the company's Web site, gives updates on the latest virus variants and how quickly anti-virus solutions can defend against them.

The center includes a sample of e-mail-borne malware that has recently been detected by Commtouch's Zero-Hour Virus Outbreak Protection platform and incorporates data from AV-Test.org, an independent third-party organization that tests most of the commercially available anti-virus scanners.

This data includes comparative detection times from various malware detection firms. Detection times are critical, since individual virus variants often peak and nearly disappear in under three hours.

According to last week's report on the state of spam, from spam filtering firm Symantec, MP3 and presidential campaign spam are the newest kinds of spam beginning to appear.

The Commtouch center includes a real-time outbreak monitor that displays the location and content of spam outbreak; a spam cost calculator, which assesses the financial damages of spam and a spam lab with online statistics of the recent spam outbreaks and locations over the past 12 months.

Loading links....
close

Next Article in Email Marketing

Sign up to our newsletters

Company of the Week

We recently were named B2B Magazine's Direct Marketing Agency of the Year, and with good reason: We make real, measureable, positive change happen for our clients. A full-service agency founded in 1974, Bader Rutter expertly helps you get the right message to the right audience at the right time through the right channels. As we engage our clients' audiences along their journey, direct marketing (email, direct mail, phone, SMS) and behavioral marketing (SEM, retargeting, contextual) channels deliver information relevant to the needs of each stage. We are experts at implementing and leveraging marketing technologies such as CRM and marketing automation in order to synchronize sales and marketing communications. Our team of architects and activators plan, execute, measure and adjust in real time to ensure the strategy is working as needed and change things if it's not.

Find out more here »

DMN's Career Center

Check out hundreds of exciting professional opportunities available on DMN's Career Center.  
Explore careers in digital marketing, sales, eCommerce, marketing communications, IT, data strategies, and much more. And don't forget to update your resume so employers can contact you privately about job opportunities.

>>Click Here