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Researchers at the University of California Santa Barbara and Aachen University in Germany examined the relationship between spammers, botmasters and email harvesters in order to improve antispam systems.
BARCELONA — If you thought the CAN SPAM Act of 2003 nailed the coffin closed on the legality of spamming in the U.S., you’d be wrong. In fact, CAN SPAM compliant spam e-mail – sometimes referred to as ‘Snowshoe Spam’ is a growing source of nuisance e-mail messages hitting inboxes in the U.S. and around the world, according to a researcher working for antivirus firm Sophos.
Incident-prone social network monolith Facebook has plugged yet another
security leak, this time involving the indexing by search engines of
email addresses not listed on Facebook. Read the full article. [The Register]
A federal judge has permanently pulled the plug on a California web
hosting provider accused of harboring a “witches’ brew” of pernicious
content on behalf of child pornographers, spammers, and malware
purveyors. Read the full article. [The Register]
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