New anti-spam group for China

2006-01-01

Helen Martin

Virus Bulletin, UK
Editor: Helen Martin

Abstract

Internet Society of China announces new anti-spam group.


The Internet Society of China (ISC) has announced the formation of a new group focusing on the problem of spam in China - the Anti-Spam Committee of the Internet Society of China (ASISC). The new group will work alongside the existing ISC Anti-Spam Coordination Team, although the ASISC is expected to be more industry-driven than the current team.

The main responsibilities of the ASISC will be to institute email service standards and criteria, protect email users' legitimate rights, develop international cooperation and improve email service quality. ASISC currently consists of China's largest email and network service providers, relevant corporations, enterprises, scientific research institutes and government sectors that are concerned with promoting the development of the email service industry.

twitter.png
fb.png
linkedin.png
googleplus.png
reddit.png

 

Latest articles:

VB99 paper: Giving the EICAR test file some teeth

There are situations that warrant the use of live viruses. There are also situations where the use of live viruses is unwarranted. Specifically, live viruses should not be used when safer and equally effective methods can be used to obtain the…

Powering the distribution of Tesla stealer with PowerShell and VBA macros

Since their return more than four years ago, Office macros have been one of the most common ways to spread malware. In this paper, Aditya K Sood and Rohit Bansal analyse a campaign in which VBA macros are used to execute PowerShell code, which in…

VB2017 paper: Android reverse engineering tools: not the usual suspects

In the Android security field, all reverse engineers will probably have used some of the most well-known analysis tools such as apktool, smali, baksmali, dex2jar, etc. These tools are indeed must‑haves for Android application analysis. However, there…

VB2017 paper: Exploring the virtual worlds of advergaming

As adverts in gaming (‘advergaming’) ecosystems continue to become more sophisticated, so the potential complications grow for parents, children and gamers, who just want to play without having to worry about where their data is going (and how it is…

Distinguishing between malicious app collusion and benign app collaboration: a machine-learning approach

Two or more mobile apps, viewed independently, may not appear to be malicious - but in combination, they could become harmful by exchanging information with one another and by performing malicious activities together. In this paper we look at how…


Bulletin Archive