The FBI has launched a criminal investigation into a California man deemed one of the "Top 10 Worst Spammers" in the world, who can blast out a million unsolicited messages from his San Diego home in less than 15 minutes, according to court documents. Michael Alexander Persaud has been under
Now that wars are also being fought on digital battlefields, experts in international law have established rules for cyberwar. But many questions remain unanswered. Will it be appropriate to respond to a cyber attack with military means in the future? The attack came via ordinary email, when
"The Internet almost broke." "The Internet slowed down." "Internet cable cut." Those are just a few of the statements bandied about by organizations and in the media after two separate, unrelated events this week: First, there was one of the worst cyberattacks ever on the Internet; second, an
Short-lived blasts of viral e-mail are sweeping across the Internet, posing an intensified risk to e-mail users. Last week, an e-mail message purporting to come from the IRS began swamping e-mail systems across America. It advised recipients to download a government form to resolve a question about
Even With Identity Theft Charge Precedent, Experts Fear Major Junk E-Mail Nuisances Will Continue
The world's largest spam e-mail operator has been silenced. Federal authorities say they've shut down HerbalKing, a global spam gang responsible for billions of spam messages promoting prescription drugs, "male-enhancement" pills and diet pills. On Tuesday, a federal court in Chicago, acting on a
Many vie for the title, but only one can be crowned the true Spam King, Bane of Internet Users.
A major antispam organization is pushing a set of new best practices for ISPs to stop increasing volumes of spam generated by...
A Colorado man has been ordered to pay US$6 million in damages and legal fees for spamming thousands of MySpace.com users.