I can still hear it. ‘Hee hee’. That’s good. We all have unique laughs, but few are distinctive. Fewer yet bely the true nature of the human being issuing them. British insult comedian Jimmy Carr has one such laugh, a tri-tone...Read More
It is with a heavy heart that we note the passing of dear friend, colleague and member of the CAUCE board board of directors, Don Blumenthal on September 28, 2019 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He was 67. Don was an anti-spammer for as...Read More
359,000 computers infected, dozens of nations affected world-wide! A worm exploiting a Windows OS vulnerability that looks to the network for more computers to infect! This is the most pernicious, evil, dangerous attack, ever.Read More
We (Chris Lewis, John Levine, and myself) founded CAUCE CANADA November 30, 1998, Our dream of a Canadian anti-spam law was realized today, July 01, 2014, some 15 years and seven months later. The process was arduous, fraught...Read More
I’m sorry to have to report that Gretchen, whom would know from Megapath, Time-Warner Cable, Road Runner, and AOL anti-abuse passed away earlier this week. The world is short a died-in-the-wool antispammer, and a kind and gentle...Read More
UAB’s Gary Warner Receives M3AAWG J.D. Falk Award for Developing Collaborative Cybersecurity Education Program M3AAWG 29th General Meeting, Montreal, Oct. 23, 2013 – One person’s passion, insight and behind-the-scenes resolve...Read More
Scattered around the Internet today (and every May) you’ll find various articles heralding the 33rd anniversary of spam, counting the years from Gary Theurk’s message. They’ll remark that spam has been with us a long time, maybe quote a few anti-spam vendor statistics, and say spam isn’t going anywhere. But that’s just bad research.Read More
We suspect that the number of dangerous security violations is larger than any of us know is growing. You are advised not to sit “in hope that Saint Nicholas would soon be there”.Read More
The most effective early email-borne viruses didn’t need botnets. They didn’t change your computer settings, or steal your login credentials. And they somehow convinced regular users to help them spread.Read More
Kidnap. Rape. There are no lesser words that can be used to describe what happened to the daughter of an anti-spam investigator in Russia.
The criminals behind these vicious acts were also responsible for large spamming organization associated with Russian Mob activity.
When someone is mugged, harassed, kidnapped or raped on a sidewalk, we don’t call it “sidewalk crime” and call for new laws to regulate sidewalks. It is crime, and those who commit crimes are subject to the full force of the law.