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India's largest telco shuts out Aircel and Reliance Comm. for alleged spam messages congesting its network, but both deny accusations and claim it is a competitive ploy ahead of Diwali holiday.
Facebook today released two improvements to its commenting system: a permalink for every comment on the social network and automatic hiding of comments detected as spam.
Facebook has won a December 2008 lawsuit against Power Ventures. Facebook accused Power Ventures of using Power.com to spam and Facebook users and steal data from the social network.
Facebook has said that the coordinated spam attack on the social network has now been 'eliminated', but says it was a browser flaw, and not its fault.
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg finds apps that spam his social network lame, according to comments he recently made on the website.
The new external "like" feature has created an entire new movement of Facebook spam scams and has put the social network right back into a spot where it's comfortable: being reactive to security threats.
The US Federal Trade Commission has ordered Lance Atkinson to pay the fine for his role as head of a vast spam network
Microsoft is bringing out the big guns to combat instant message spam and phishing attacks done to users of its Live Messenger network.
The sudden death of Michael Jackson quickly opened a window of opportunity for cybercriminals to capitalize on.With a malicious spam campaign, blackhat SEO search results poisoning which is serving scareware within the first 100 search results for Michael Jackson's death, and an opportunistic participant in Zango adware's network using typosquatting, malicious activity is prone to increase during the next couple of days.
Finjan said that they have uncovered an underground botnet-leasing network where cyber criminals can pay $5 to $100 to install malware on 1,000 PCs for things like stealing data and sending spam.
Last week Twitter user Fausto Cepeda asked Ryan if we could go beyond discussing straight security news and talk about product and technology trends on the blog. It was perfect timing.
Back in November, a major supplier of the world's online junk mail (called the McColo network) was taken down - and almost overnight, the Spam trackers at Google reported a 70 percent drop in Spam. But that hardly meant the Internet's Spam problem was gone.
The Air Force wants people to submit ideas for improving internet security - with particular regard to phishing, spam, and network based attacks. I don't believe that a perfect solution exists, but putting unalterable origin identifiers into packet headers has got to be the way to start.
After years of operation, California based ISP Atrivo/Intercage, a well known Russian Business Network darling, faced the music and was disconnected from the Internet by its upstream provider at the end of September. What happened according to MessageLabs's latest intelligence report, was a brief decline of spam due to the fact that the malware infected hosts couldn't reach the ISP's netblock.
If you have a social networking account, you are aware that spam has moved to that media. Each social network is scrambling to deploy technologies and policies to prevent spam from becoming as endemic their platforms as it is in the e-mail space.
MySpace has won a $6 million spam settlement against an affiliate network called Media Breakaway and its CEO Scott Richter.The MySpace victory comes a month after it won a $230 million settlement against well-known spammers Stanford Wallace and Walter Rines.
Open source depends upon a level Internet playing field. The Comcast abuse of BitTorrent, an open source protocol, shows how that playing field is already being tilted. The result of this fight may determine the fate of open source.
Spam, which uses the same port as regular e-mail traffic, thus becomes the convenient excuse for eliminating the open Internet and creating a new, carrier-controlled network in which innovative services like Netflix Video on Demand can be killed, because they threaten cable's business model.
Where is the world's hub for phishing, spam, child porn and identity theft? That would be the Russian Business Network in St.
Sniffing around for a topic of interest this weekend I came upon an e-mail informing me that Network Testing Labs (hang on a moment, I’ll come back to these guys) has found that in head-to-head testing, McAfee's single-appliance Secure Internet Gateway is eight times more effective at blocking malicious web sites, six times more effective at blocking spam and more than four times more effective at blocking malware than a combination of Barracuda Spam Firewall and Web Filter Appliances.
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