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Aussie researchers use game theory to crack spam

Aussie researchers use game theory to crack spam

Model could potentially be used in network security.
Aug 20 2013 3:13PM
Conroy uses iiNet case to sidestep net filter issue

Conroy uses iiNet case to sidestep net filter issue

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 “a classic”.
Mar 31 2009 11:38AM
iPrimus could beat Government to Internet filters

iPrimus could beat Government to Internet filters

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.
Mar 9 2009 3:15PM
Opinion: Why national Internet filters are pointless

Opinion: Why national Internet filters are pointless

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.
Jan 22 2009 6:26AM
Conroy delays ISP trial of Internet content filters

Conroy delays ISP trial of Internet content filters

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 least mid-January 2009.
Dec 23 2008 10:17PM
Conroy expands ISP filter tests to examine P2P and BitTorrent traffic

Conroy expands ISP filter tests to examine P2P and BitTorrent traffic

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 filter technologies that can examine peer-to-peer and BitTorrent traffic.
Dec 22 2008 7:00PM
NetAlert filters not given a chance: Webroot

NetAlert filters not given a chance: Webroot

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 ‘unworkable’ plan for ISP-level net filters, according to security company Webroot.
Dec 17 2008 2:02PM
Spammers bypass filters with SWF file redirects

Spammers bypass filters with SWF file redirects

Spammers are stepping up their use of Shockwave Flash file redirects to avoid detection.
Aug 29 2008 9:50AM
Spammers use third-party tools to bypass email filters, report

Spammers use third-party tools to bypass email filters, report

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.
Apr 8 2008 7:01AM
Storm makes house calls: New messages lead to bogus medical sites, evade filters

Storm makes house calls: New messages lead to bogus medical sites, evade filters

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 directs recipients to bogus medical sites, Websense has warned.
Jan 31 2008 10:47AM
Youtube promises copyright filters by September

Youtube promises copyright filters by September

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.
Jul 31 2007 12:46PM
Spammers use PDFs to beat filters

Spammers use PDFs to beat filters

Spammers are increasingly adopting PDFs as a new technique in the war against spam filters.
Jul 24 2007 10:28AM
Phishers using Flash to evade filters

Phishers using Flash to evade filters

Cutting-edge phishers are creating websites in Flash to evade detection by toolbars, security experts said this week.
Jan 5 2007 7:10PM
Marshal: Puzzle-like image spam perplexes filters

Marshal: Puzzle-like image spam perplexes filters

Researchers from Marshal today reported a sharp increase in image spam, as well as new techniques used to slip the unwanted emails past filters.
Nov 28 2006 9:46AM
Image-based spam defeating filters

Image-based spam defeating filters

Overall spam volumes jump more than two-thirds.
Nov 21 2006 10:40AM
Image-based spam defeating filters

Image-based spam defeating filters

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 Networks.
Nov 21 2006 10:20AM
Image-based spam defeats filters

Image-based spam defeats filters

Junk emails using pictures rises to 30 per cent of all unsolicited messages.
Nov 2 2006 10:07AM
Spammers evade filters with Russian novel

Spammers evade filters with Russian novel

A new spam campaign using text from a classic Russian novel to evade anti-spam software has been uncovered by security experts.
Mar 30 2006 3:20PM
Spammers bypass filters with anti-phishing tech

Spammers bypass filters with anti-phishing tech

Spammers are using technology designed to prevent phishing to beat spam filters.
Jul 13 2005 1:08PM
Spam filters popular with small business

Spam filters popular with small business

Small businesses with fewer than 50 staff have bought a lot of spam filtering tools in the last three months, a survey has suggested.
Oct 16 2003 12:00AM

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