MesssageLabs has released its annual security report and the findings reveal that spam is a real problem. Not the most surprising news, but IT Business Edge's Paul Mah's looks closer at the findings in a recent blog post and gives SMBs some tips to better defend themselves in 2010.
Some of the report's findings include:
Employees are particularly vulnerable during the Christmas season as spammers look to prey on holiday cheer. The Twelve Scams of Christmas, found in the Knowledge Network, details the 12 most dangerous online scams that computer users should be cautious of this holiday season. There's also a guide for Recognizing and Avoiding E-mail Scams. This document gives recommendations on how you can minimize your chances of falling victim to an e-mail scam