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Phish it yourself

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 31, 2004

Do-it-yourself phishing kits are available free of charge to anyone surfing the Internet.

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Virginian law is constitutional

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 27, 2004

US judge rules Virginia’s anti-spam law is constitutional.

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Chinese internet firm suspended

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 26, 2004

One-year suspension issued to mobile phone picture services supplier as punishment for carrying out unsolicited marketing.

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Security of hash functions called into question

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 23, 2004

The encryption field was thrown into a frenzy at the end of last month when the security of hash functions MD5, SHA-0 and SHA-1 was called into question.

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Verizon sues SMS spammers

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 18, 2004

Despite there currently being no US laws regarding SMS spam.

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CA buys PestPatrol

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 17, 2004

CA splashes out on anti-spyware technology.

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McAfee to buy Foundstone

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 16, 2004

McAfee splashes out on vulnerability management.

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XP SP2 wreaks havoc with AV

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 15, 2004

XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) establishes stronger security settings that help defend against viruses, hackers and worms.

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Guilty as charged

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 12, 2004

Teen admits to distributing Blaster variant.

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Two victories, a settlement and a reduction in spam

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 10, 2004

A promising month in the fight against spam.

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