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Facebook wins US$711 million in damages against spam king

Facebook wins US$711 million in damages against spam king

Facebook wins civil action against spammer.
Nov 2 2009 10:28AM
Guilty plea for US "spam king"

Guilty plea for US "spam king"

Five individuals pleaded guilty in a US federal court this week for their roles in an international spam operation that sent billions of emails to tout Chinese "penny" stocks and used a botnet capable of evading spam detection.
Jun 24 2009 12:04PM
Roadrunner still king in Supercomputer top 500 list

Roadrunner still king in Supercomputer top 500 list

IBM’s roadrunner pips Cray's XT5 Jaguar supercomputer to the post, narrowly holding on to its record as the world's fastest supercomputer, according to the bi-annual 'Top 500' supercomputing list, anyway.
Nov 18 2008 6:25AM
1000 people, police, queue up for Wrath of the Lich King launch

1000 people, police, queue up for Wrath of the Lich King launch

So many people turned up to last night’s Sydney launch of Wrath of the Lich King that the police arrived to ask organisers to turn the music down.
Nov 14 2008 3:19PM
Spam king Richter must pay US$6m to MySpace

Spam king Richter must pay US$6m to MySpace

Self-styled 'King of Spam' Scott Richter has been ordered to pay US$6m in legal fees and damages for spamming MySpace subscribers in August 2006.
Jun 18 2008 12:31PM
'Spam king' given 30-year jail sentence

'Spam king' given 30-year jail sentence

Christopher Smith, the notorious "pharmacy spam king," has received a 30-year-jail sentence for running an illegal internet store that sold millions of dollars in prescription drugs.
Aug 7 2007 10:20AM
Protecting the king, as well as the castle

Protecting the king, as well as the castle

A new type of threat has emerged that poses a significant risk to businesses - this threat is real. There are examples of it in the news. There are security experts who are warning against the risk. So why are most companies ignoring it?
Aug 2 2007 3:53PM
'Spam king' Soloway denied bail

'Spam king' Soloway denied bail

Two more months in the slammer for spammer.
Jun 15 2007 12:16PM
Who will fill the void left by indicted Seattle spam king?

Who will fill the void left by indicted Seattle spam king?

One of the world's most reputed spammers, who used his botnet army to deliver up to billions of junk emails each day, was indicted Wednesday in a US District Court in Seattle.
Jun 1 2007 10:05AM
MySpace sues 'Spam King' for phishing

MySpace sues 'Spam King' for phishing

Social networking site MySpace announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against "Spam King" Sanford Wallace for spearheading a phishing scheme to steal login credentials.
Mar 28 2007 12:02AM
Chinese porn king jailed for life

Chinese porn king jailed for life

Stiff penalty as Chinese authorities take firm stand against porn.
Nov 27 2006 9:56AM
Former spam king Pitylak now trying to earn firms' trust as anti-spam consultant

Former spam king Pitylak now trying to earn firms' trust as anti-spam consultant

Just days after settling one suit with Microsoft and another by the Texas attorney general still pending against him, former spam king Ryan Pitylak is now offering his services to the anti-spam community.
Jun 6 2006 11:02PM
Spam King pays Microsoft royal ransom

Spam King pays Microsoft royal ransom

Spam King Scott Richter has agreed to pay $7 million in damages to Microsoft for his massive spam email campaign.
Aug 9 2005 4:50PM
Spam king turns back on spam

Spam king turns back on spam

Spam king Scott Richter has cleaned up his act and turned his back on spam.
Jul 21 2005 11:02AM
Police net Brazilian phisher king

Police net Brazilian phisher king

Brazilian federal police have delivered the cybercrime Holy Grail by arresting a man suspected to be one of the world’s biggest phishers. Valdir Paulo de Almeida allegedly masterminded a $37 million operation, ripping-off recipients of phishing emails.
Mar 22 2005 1:02PM
The virus killer: A morning with the woodpecker king

The virus killer: A morning with the woodpecker king

Eugene Kaspersky is Moscow’s malware maestro. But, as David Quainton discovers, his management style is a little unorthodox
Mar 15 2005 5:11PM
Spam King dethroned by US court

Spam King dethroned by US court

A US District judge has imposed a temporary restraining order against so-called "Spam King" Stanford Wallace and his companies SmartBot and Seismic Entertainment Productions.
Oct 28 2004 2:11PM

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