Spam Wars Clog the Internet

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"Some of those 'phone books' are open for anybody to use," says Paul Royal. "Unfortunately that means that attackers can abuse those 'phone books' by asking a question in a way that generates a very large response and targets a victim of their choice." Source: Marketplace

 

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College of Computing, School of Computer Science

Categories
Computer Science/Information Technology and Security
Keywords
Paul Royal; spam; internet; cybersecurity; cyber security
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  • Created By: Michaelanne Dye
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Mar 29, 2013 - 5:53am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:26pm