E-Mail Sender Authentication and Latest Developments in the Battle Against Spam
The Direct Marketing Association (The DMA) and the Association for Interactive Marketing (AIM), a DMA subsidiary, today announced that they will present a Web-based seminar (Webinar) about e-mail sender authentication and other anti-spam initiatives on Monday, November 22, 2004.
Less than two weeks after the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) e-mail authentication summit, The DMA/AIM Webinar will update legitimate marketers on the latest developments in the fight against spam, and educate them about compliance with Sender ID, SPF, and other anti-spam technologies on the horizon such as signature-based (cryptographic) solutions.
Experts from The DMA, Microsoft Corporation, and CheetahMail, an Experian Company, will be featured speakers. Executives from all three organizations will be panelists at the FTC's summit on November 9 and 10.
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Phishers recruit UK computer users into money laundering operations, 'Don't be a mule' says Sophos
Experts at Sophos, a world leader in protecting businesses against spam and viruses, are warning UK computer users to be wary of a new email scam encouraging innocent people to help phishers, under the guise of a money-making opportunity. Sophos believes that recipients of these messages could unwittingly be recruited as 'mules', helping criminal gangs steal money via the internet.
These new emails, which are entitled 'Work From Home; Prepare to Succeed' are being sent by phishing gangs and claim to offer lucrative earnings to those recipients who agree to move money in and out of their bank accounts on behalf of a financial institution.
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