DEFAULT JUDGMENT and ORDER for PERMANENT INJUNCTION entered in favor of FTC against Daniel Sundin, jointly and severally with other defendants found liable in the amount of $163,167,539.95. Signed by Judge Richard D Bennett on 2/24/10. DEFAULT JUDGMENT and ORDER for PERMANENT INJUNCTION entered in favor of FTC against Sam Jain, jointly and severally with […]
Source: http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-12feb10-en.htm This is another document worth reading (even if it is 107 pages long) for those of us interested in ‘security’ for users of the internet as a whole. I consider it an important document because Chapter 6 discusses “malicious use of domain names” and what ICANN can do about it, while chapter 5 […]
Details here: http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-3-15feb10-en.htm In short, if all three accuracy criteria are strictly applied, i.e.: the address must be deliverable an independent linkage between name and address must be found; and the respondent must acknowledge ownership, AND confirm that all details are current and correct, then only 23% of WHOIS records can be considered fully […]
But some of us haven’t forgotten the past… "Spyware cybersigns point to Begg-Smith": http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2006/03/03/1141191842651.html The SMH article links to stopscum.com which has some interesting information: http://www.stopscum.com/dale-begg-smith-adscpm-a-spyware-low-life-criminal-distributor-wins-an-olympic-gold-medal-for-australia/ Fox Sports notes that “Begg-Smith has made a small fortune from internet advertising, but he rarely talks about his business interests.” – not surprising, really.
So I fire up Secunia on a PC today, and this alert appears: But the user seems to be running the latest version: Only one version appears in add/remove programs: The extra folder, 188.8.131.52, is over 66 megabytes in size, and almost identical in content to 184.108.40.206. Questions: Can […]
Remember the Vietnamese Language Pack malware debacle that occurred in May of 2008? That was when Mozilla admitted that they only scanned add-ons for malware when the files were first uploaded – too bad for Firefox users if an infection was new, and not yet detectable. After that debacle Mozilla changed their protocols to re-scan […]