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IT Policy, Tech

FCC Implements New Rules To Battle Influx Of Robocalls

May 20, 2022

Via: Nextgov

The Federal Communications Commission took action against illegal spam calls contacting American phone lines from overseas by adopting new protocols that mandates service and gateway providers take additional steps to verify the identity of calls they rout. As part of […]


Researchers help shut down spam botnet that enslaved 4,000 Linux machines

April 11, 2016

Via: ArsTechnica

A botnet that enslaved about 4,000 Linux computers and caused them to blast the Internet with spam for more than a year has finally been shut down. Known as Mumblehard, the botnet was the product of highly skilled developers. It […]


Dridex spam campaigns target the US, UK and France

November 26, 2015

Via: CIO

The Dridex botnet, which targets financial credentials, appears to be gaining steam again, striking computers in the U.S., U.K. and France. Trend Micro is the latest security vendor to say it is seeing Dridex activity after the U.S. Department of […]