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Learning from Sony: an external perspective

Dan Kaminsky takes a long hard look at the reaction (or lack thereof) of the AV industry to the Sony rootkit incident and assesses the consequences.

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Does Bayesian poisoning exist?

A common criticism of statistical spam filters (such as SpamBayes, DSPAM and POPFile) is that they can be 'poisoned' by inserting random words into spam messages. John Graham-Cumming looks at the evidence and attempts to answer the question: does…

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Not worthy

Peter Ferrie has the details of MSIL/Idonus.

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Signature updates vs BCP

Aleksander Czarnowski (AVET Information and Network Security)

Would you ever expect a well established anti-virus company to fail to provide you with signature updates? Would your company's security policy be ready to deal with such a situation?

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Inside the Windows Meta File format

The Windows Meta File (WMF) format has received a lot of attention over recent weeks. Peter Ferrie looks at why.

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CSIA sets agenda for government action

Cyber Security Industry Alliance calls for US government action

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Attempt to ban voicemail spamming

Rogers Wireless Inc. appeals to Canadian Radio-television and Telemarketing Commission for a ban on voicemail spamming.

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What is out there?

Gabor Szappanos asks whether we have a realistic picture of what threats are bothering end users.

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FTC says CAN-SPAM can

FTC reports on the effectiveness of the CAN-SPAM Act.

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Spammers sued

Spammers in the US face charges.

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