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ITU, Internet Society sign deal to fight spam

International Telecommunication Union and Internet Society will jointly identify ways to build "long-term capacity" and provide advice on ways to combat spam, which accounts for 80 percent of global e-mail traffic.

November 6, 2014 by

'Small fish' evade us: Trend Micro

In a world where law enforcement is governed across different jurisdictions, criminals are exploiting the borderless properties of the internet to conduct online crimes and get away without even being challenged, according to Trend Micro senior architect of anti-spam and URL filtering Jonathan Oliver.

January 26, 2012 by

ADP exposes client emails

Payroll services company ADP Australia has inadvertently made a marketing email list accessible on the internet, exposing its customers to spam and phishing messages.

November 20, 2011 by

Distribute.IT claims 'Evil' behind hack

Distribute.IT has claimed that the 25-year-old man arrested in Cowra yesterday for allegedly hacking wholesale internet provider Platform Networks is believed to be the perpetrator behind the disastrous attack on Distribute.IT in June that led to the loss of data for over 4000 customers.

July 26, 2011 by

P2P production transforming business

From Android outselling Apple's iPhone to the success of Linux and Wikipedia, all are examples of peer-to-peer (P2P) production. According to Belgian theorist Michel Bauwens these new internet-enabled models will transform society, leading to what he calls a P2P political economy.

May 8, 2011

Twitter turns five: will it rule?

Work on the social-messaging service Twitter began exactly five years ago today. Now it has some 200 million registered user accounts, but that's only about 10 per cent of internet users, and even less if you take out the spam bots and inactive accounts. Will Twitter ever become a universal service?

March 20, 2011

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