Gaptcha worm bores through Google’s CAPTCHA

Gaptcha worm bores through Google’s CAPTCHA

A Vietnamese security company has detected what it believes is a new worm that thwarts Google's security protections in order...

April 23rd, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

Why an $873-million court ruling won

Why an $873-million court ruling won

The eye-popping US$873-million judgment awarded to Facebook Inc. against a Montreal spammer will have little to no impact on cyber...

November 24th, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo

Tech sector felt the impact of Eliot Spitzer

Tech sector felt the impact of Eliot Spitzer

Eliot Spitzer, the disgraced New York governor making headlines this week for being linked to a prostitution ring, is perhaps...

March 14th, 2008 Network World staff

Profit to prison time

Profit to prison time

More big-time spammers may find themselves doing longer stretches behind bars -- and wouldn't that be swell -- if a...

January 2nd, 2008 Paul McNamara

New malware keeps experts guessing

New malware keeps experts guessing

A tricky malicious program has become more prevalent in spam, but experts don't know what its creators plan to do...

October 30th, 2006 Jeremy Kirk

security expert

security expert

McAfee Inc. researchers are forecasting a new type of security headache for IT departments to deal with known as SPIT...

June 23rd, 2005 Rosie Lombardi

Three minutes: The so-called spam king sounds off

Three minutes: The so-called spam king sounds off

Scott Richter talks about spam, spammers, and how he's making the Internet a better place. Although he's been called the...

July 6th, 2004 Liane Cassavoy

Alan K

Alan K

There is not a business or an individual in this business who doesn't have to deal with unsolicited e-mail, or...

October 3rd, 2003 No Author

Fighting spammers at code level

Fighting spammers at code level

Business to BusinessBy Alan K'nechtThere is not a company or an individual in this business who doesn't have to deal...

September 19th, 2003 No Author