U.S. Homeland Security Adopts Anti-Abuse Technologies
Over two-thirds of agencies have taken critical steps to enhance email security, says DHS assistant secretary for the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications. Steps include implementing STARTTLS, DMARC, SPF, DKIM and HTTP Strict Transport Security.
M3AAWG collaboration leads to new IETF ID message header specification to fight web-form sign-up attacks
New M3AAWG paper explains recommendations to identify messages originating as verification emails from a web-form, such as a subscription confirmation email, and help protect against high-volume attacks.
Organizers behind Avalanche Takedown Honored with Falk Award
Germany's Lower Saxony Chief Police Inspector Jörn Bisping and Senior Prosecutor Frank Lange received the 2017 M3AAWG J.D. Falk Award for their work in spearheading worldwide efforts to dismantle the criminalized Avalanche platform.