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'Adult' spam hits all-time low March 7, 2007 "Offensive" or "inappropriate" spam has been steadily declining, and in February only constituted 3 percent of junk mail, Symantec says.
Feds call for global spam fight April 21, 2006 U.S. Federal Trade Commission joins foreign partners in a call for more cross-border action against spammers.
Europe still top source of spam February 6, 2008 For the third month running, compromised computers in Europe have pushed out more spam than those in the U.S.
Spam fight goes global November 2, 2006 Six international groups agree to join forces in an alliance to promote global cooperation in the fight against junk e-mail.
Adobe: No threat from PDF spam August 16, 2007 No hard evidence that PDF spam exposes users to security risks, claims the company, which nonetheless recommends user caution.
New tool screens spam, digitizes books May 24, 2007 The ReCaptcha service turns annoying spam-avoidance chores into a productive project to digitize books.Image: Killing two birds with two words
FTC shuts down four spam rings September 14, 2006 In two cases, spammers sent sexually explicit e-mail messages using "zombie" computers, the agency says.
China plans spam crackdown February 22, 2006 World's second-worst offender as source of spam will introduce measures to curb the problem--but critics say they don't go far enough.
India is top target for spam March 1, 2006 Tech advancement is outstripping security awareness in India, while the U.S. still leads as biggest junk mail producer.
Security from A to Z: Neologisms November 27, 2006 An inordinate number of new terms have been created to keep up with the dubious activities of spammers, scammers and their ilk.
Exterminating the nuisance of spam November 15, 2006 Suresh Ramasubramanian oversees the development of junk e-mail countermeasures for tens of millions of Internet users.
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