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Trial and retribution

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 30, 2005

Former AOL employee Jason Smathers sentenced to 15 months imprisonment for selling customers' email details to spammers.

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The naming game

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 30, 2005

CA becomes latest AV firm to join name game with the announcement of its new division

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More hash woes

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 29, 2005

For the second year running, research presented at the annual Crypto conference raised concerns over the security of commonly-used hash functions.

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Black Hat round-up

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 12, 2005

Andrew Lee shares his highlights of the Black Hat Briefings USA

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AhnLab wins in anti-spyware ruling

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 3, 2005

Court approves AhnLab's spyware classification

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Spammer reformed?

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Jul 30, 2005

Scott Richter, aka the 'Spam King', is no longer classed as a spammer according to Spamhaus's authoritative Register of Known Spam Operations (ROKSO)

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Hoax alert

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Jul 30, 2005

New hoax email comes to light after the launch in the UK of a campaign involving personal emergency contact numbers

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Sun, sea, sand and scams

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Jul 30, 2005

310 people arrested in Malaga after an operation involving the FBI, the US Postal Service and the Spanish police.

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Computer Associates acquires anti-spam firm

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Jul 27, 2005

CA hops on the bandwaggon

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Prolific spammer found dead

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Jul 27, 2005

Police investigate murder of Russian spammer

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