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Spammers Hit YouTube's E-Mail Servers

According to security firm Marshal, spammers are using YouTube's servers and the service@youtube.com address to send massive quantities of unsolicited email, which appear to derive from the video-sharing site's 'Invite Your Friends' feature. The emails... More...

Spammers plunder Plusnet e-mail

Customers of UK net provider Plusnet have been told to change the password for their account following a break-in earlier this month where malicious hackers gained control of a Plusnet's mail server and stole a... More...

Spammers Are Due For A Surprise

Unspam Technologies has taken the first steps in tracking down spammers in the United States, with help from the ISPs. The company has filed a lawsuit in the Eastern District of Virginia seeking the identities... More...

Alabama Spammers Settle Case

Two men, part of an alleged spamming ring, have settled a case brought by internet giant Earthlink over their activities. Damon DeCrescenzo and David Burstyn, two of the so-called Alabama Spammers, paid an undisclosed amount... More...

Spammers Straining DNS Servers

eWeek reports that spammers' latest tactics are causing problems for the very backbone of the internet. They're sending out e-mails pretending to be from non-existent domain names, in an attempt to disguise their true identities.... More...

Leading ISPs Sue More Spammers

AOL, EarthLink, Microsoft and Yahoo file seven spam lawsuits, the companies' second round this year using the federal CAN-SPAM law. A coalition of the country's leading ISPs on Thursday announced another round... More...

Spammers love Sender ID

ALTHOUGH Microsoft's anti-spam sender-ID is disliked by Open Sources, it is providing popular with the very people it is targeted against. According to E-mail security outfit MX Logic, spammers are taking to sender-id faster than... More...

Porn spammers sneak images into Outlook

Spammers have found a way to bypass Outlook 2003's anti-spam security by embedding pornographic images into their emails. Spammers who send pornographic pictures in the hope of enticing the recipient to signing... More...

FTC Settles With Alleged Spammers

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has settled charges against two alleged spammers who used what the FTC called "deceptively bland subject lines," false return addresses, and other methods to lure unsuspecting consumers, including children, to... More...

Bill Gates Says Make Spammers Pay

A spam-free world by 2006? That's what Microsoft Corp. chairman Bill Gates is promising. "Two years from now, spam will be solved," he told a select group of World Economic Forum participants at this... More...

AOL sues spammers

In an escalation in its fight against junk e-mail, America Online has filed five federal lawsuits against more than a dozen companies and individuals accused of being major distributors of spam, according to reports. ... More...

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