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University loses $11.9m in phishing attack

University loses $11.9m in phishing attack

In one of the biggest ever heists.
Sep 1 2017 6:59AM
Massive spambot captures 711 million email addresses

Massive spambot captures 711 million email addresses

Largest-ever data dump.
Aug 30 2017 10:30AM
US charges Russian with operating Kelihos spam botnet

US charges Russian with operating Kelihos spam botnet

Seeking his extradition.
Apr 24 2017 6:05AM
WhatsApp could let companies message you, for a fee

WhatsApp could let companies message you, for a fee

Commercialising 1 billion users.
Mar 9 2017 11:15AM
Spammers leak 1.4bn email accounts mapped to real names

Spammers leak 1.4bn email accounts mapped to real names

Massive operation exposed.
Mar 7 2017 6:26AM
Phishers go after Red Cross data breach victims

Phishers go after Red Cross data breach victims

Texts ask users to click on links.
Nov 2 2016 4:16PM
Qld premier's top bureaucrat hit by spam attack

Qld premier's top bureaucrat hit by spam attack

Police, feds called in to investigate malicious emails.
Aug 5 2016 11:20AM
Verizon accused of ignoring spammers' IP address theft

Verizon accused of ignoring spammers' IP address theft

More than four million addresses hijacked.
Jan 14 2016 6:47AM
ShadowServer handed ACMA's spam intel database

ShadowServer handed ACMA's spam intel database

Researchers move into spam fighting.
Dec 18 2013 10:36AM
ACMA hands ShadowServer spam intel database

ACMA hands ShadowServer spam intel database

Researchers move into spam fighting.
Dec 17 2013 3:17PM
App intercepts 25,000 SMS messages

App intercepts 25,000 SMS messages

2000 mobile devices infected.
Dec 16 2013 2:00PM
Canadian Govt sets date for new anti-spam legislation

Canadian Govt sets date for new anti-spam legislation

Comes into force on July 1.
Dec 12 2013 7:00AM
Canada passes world's toughest anti-spam law

Canada passes world's toughest anti-spam law

Penalties up to $10 million.
Dec 5 2013 4:52AM
World's biggest spam bot ditches world's biggest exploit kit

World's biggest spam bot ditches world's biggest exploit kit

Gameover, Blackhole.
Oct 23 2013 10:30AM
Spammers to pay Facebook $3M

Spammers to pay Facebook $3M

Five-year case concludes.
Oct 2 2013 12:35PM
#BreakingBad finale leaked?

#BreakingBad finale leaked?

Twitter fans fed download links.
Sep 25 2013 10:00AM
Which social networks hold the most spam?

Which social networks hold the most spam?

Spam surges 355 percent this year.
Sep 25 2013 6:00AM
7000 Hootsuite users compromised via OAuth

7000 Hootsuite users compromised via OAuth

Spam diet bad for health.
Sep 11 2013 10:00AM
Attacker-focused research builds better spam filters

Attacker-focused research builds better spam filters

Aussie researchers say work promises to make filters more robust.
Aug 21 2013 1:53PM
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

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