Tag: filters

Aussie researchers use game theory to crack spam 
By Charis Palmer | Aug 20, 2013 | Comment Now 
Model could potentially be used in network security.
Conroy uses iiNet case to sidestep net filter issue 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 31, 2009 | Comment Now 
Broadband Minister Stephen Conroy has launched an extraordinary attack on iiNet’s legal defence in its piracy trial with the film and music industry, dubbing it “stunning” and ...
iPrimus could beat Government to Internet filters 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 9, 2009 | Comment Now 
iPrimus has indicated it may not wait for the Government to introduce a clean feed and that it may re-introduce an opt-in service for customers if there is sufficient demand.
Opinion: Why national Internet filters are pointless 
By Nick Farrell | Jan 22, 2009 | Comment Now 
It seems that the world plus dog is falling over itself to filter the World Wide Web in a desperate bid to protect children from things they can handle on their own.
Conroy delays ISP trial of Internet content filters  
Dec 23, 2008 | Comment Now 
Broadband Minister Stephen Conroy has come clean on the highly anticipated technical trials of content filter technologies by ISPs, announcing he will push them back until at ...
Conroy expands ISP filter tests to examine P2P and BitTorrent traffic 
By Ry Crozier | Dec 22, 2008 | Comment Now 
Broadband Minister Stephen Conroy has broken his silence on the controversial ISP content filter trials to start before the end of the year, saying they will now cover new ...
NetAlert filters not given a chance: Webroot 
By Ry Crozier | Dec 17, 2008 | Comment Now 
The Rudd government has served an injustice on Internet users by prematurely cutting the previous government’s NetAlert family-side filter program and replacing it with an ...
Spammers bypass filters with SWF file redirects 
Aug 29, 2008 | Comment Now 
Spammers are stepping up their use of Shockwave Flash file redirects to avoid detection.
Spammers use third-party tools to bypass email filters, report 
By Sue | Apr 8, 2008 | Comment Now 
The first quarter of 2008 saw an increased trend for spammers and malware developers to leverage legitimate content sites in order to bypass email filters.
Storm makes house calls: New messages lead to bogus medical sites, evade filters 
By Jack Rogers | Jan 31, 2008 | Comment Now 
The notorious Storm worm botnet, which has mounted phishing attacks on major banks and spawned several waves of holiday-themed messages in recent weeks, is generating spam that ...
Youtube promises copyright filters by September 
By Shaun Nichols | Jul 31, 2007 | Comment Now 
An attorney for video-sharing site Youtube told a US district court that the company is near the final stages of deploying a system to filter out copyrighted content.
Spammers use PDFs to beat filters 
By Iain Thomson | Jul 24, 2007 | Comment Now 
Spammers are increasingly adopting PDFs as a new technique in the war against spam filters.
Phishers using Flash to evade filters 
By Dan Kaplan | Jan 5, 2007 | Comment Now 
Cutting-edge phishers are creating websites in Flash to evade detection by toolbars, security experts said this week.
Marshal: Puzzle-like image spam perplexes filters 
By Frank Washkuch | Nov 28, 2006 | Comment Now 
Researchers from Marshal today reported a sharp increase in image spam, as well as new techniques used to slip the unwanted emails past filters.
Image-based spam defeating filters 
By Clement James | Nov 21, 2006 | Comment Now 
Overall spam volumes jump more than two-thirds.
Image-based spam defeating filters 
By Clement James | Nov 21, 2006 | Comment Now 
Overall spam levels have soared by more than 67 per cent, and image-based spam by more than 500 per cent, since August, according to new figures from security vendor Barracuda ...
Image-based spam defeats filters 
By Will Head | Nov 2, 2006 | Comment Now 
Junk emails using pictures rises to 30 per cent of all unsolicited messages.
Spammers evade filters with Russian novel 
By René Millman | Mar 30, 2006 | Comment Now 
A new spam campaign using text from a classic Russian novel to evade anti-spam software has been uncovered by security experts.
Spammers bypass filters with anti-phishing tech 
By David Quainton | Jul 13, 2005 | Comment Now 
Spammers are using technology designed to prevent phishing to beat spam filters.
Spam filters popular with small business 
By Fleur Doidge | Oct 16, 2003 | Comment Now 
Small businesses with fewer than 50 staff have bought a lot of spam filtering tools in the last three months, a survey has suggested.
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