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January 07, 2020

How to stop email spoofing of parked domains

J.M. Porup includes M3AAWG recommendations on protecting parked domains in an article on the importance of publishing a DMARC record for every domain a business owns.

December 11, 2019

Steven Harroun to the panel on “Cybersecurity Risks and Realities” at the Telecommunications Media Forum


In a transcribed speech, Steven Harroun, chief compliance and enforcement officer, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), describes efforts to protect digital economies and societies. He notes the CRTC’s work with groups like M3AAWG, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers and more.

November 19, 2019

Louisiana spurns attempted ransomware attack, governor says


Seth Blank, co-chair of M3AAWG’s Election Security Special Interest Group, comments on threats to election integrity for cities and states.

November 15, 2019

3 Cybersecurity Threats Facing Campaigns in 2020

Seth Blank, co-chair of M3AAWG’s Election Security Special Interest Group, comments on threats to elections, including SIM jacking, domain spoofing and email hacking.

November 13, 2019

JPAAWG 2nd General Meeting

The Japan Anti-Abuse Working Group (JPAAWG) cooperates with M3AAWG to examine and implement measures against a wide range of email and messaging attacks, such as spam, malware and DDoS.

October 15, 2019

Industry anti-messaging abuse group meets this week in Montreal

Tired of getting phony calls from Visa about an alleged abuse of your credit card? Angered about the way your firm’s logo is being used in phishing attacks? There’s a big meeting this week in Montreal among leading industry companies trying to do something about these and similar problems.Industry anti-messaging abuse group meets this week in Montreal

October 10, 2019

JPAAWG starts full-scale international activities for Internet safety in Japan

In May 2019, the Japan Anti-Abuse Working Group (JPAAWG) launched in cooperation with M3AAWG to promote Internet security in Japan. Mr. Shuji Sakuraba, the chairman of the JPAAWG, spoke about JPAAWG’s goals and direction.

October 09, 2019

Twilio Joins Anti-Abuse Working Group

Twilio announced that it joined M3AAWG, the premier industry group dedicated to combating bots, malware, spam, viruses, denial-of-service attacks and other online exploitation.

October 07, 2019

Technology, law, and the world to protect the Internet: Interview with the standards organization JPAAWG

Japan Anti-Abuse Working Group (JPAAWG) launched in May 2019 and works with M3AAWG to focus on Internet security in Japan. ITmedia spoke with Mr. Shuji Sakuraba and Mr. Nobuhiro Suemasa of JPAAWG about the group’s work, including collaboration with M3AAWG.

October 03, 2019

AI’s Place in Preventing Piracy

Cable operators are working to prevent disruptions to their networks caused by the streaming of pirated content and DDoS attacks. The article calls out CableLabs’ work with M3AAWG on the DDoS Information Sharing Project.

October 02, 2019

Is a DMARC policy really right for everyone?

Valimail makes the case for DMARC enforcement and notes that M3AAWG recommends enforcement as a deliverability best practice.

September 03, 2019

Solving extreme email deliverability mysteries

Anna Ward, Postmark’s head of deliverability, discusses her path to becoming an email deliverability expert and the impact of being a part of the M3AAWG community on her work.

June 07, 2019

CSA at M3AAWG – Staying Up-to-Date with the Newest Technologies in Message Security

eco Association

A short interview with Florian Mielke of CSA, an eco Association member, explaining why he attends M3AAWG and appreciating the community and productive atmosphere.

November 22, 2018

CRTC Enforcement Advisory - Notice for Web Hosting Service Industry


The CRTC (Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission) issued a CASL advisory for hosting services that lists the M3AAWG Anti-Abuse Best Common Practices for Hosting and Cloud Service Providers as a useful reference for developing a corporate compliance program.

October 30, 2018

Policy eliminates pre-emptive protection of internet infrastructure abuse

Networks Asia - Security Asia


A joint APWG-M3AAWG survey of cybercrime responders and anti-abuse personnel indicates ICANN’s Temporary Specification for domain name WHOIS data has eliminated interventions that previously allowed investigators to stop new cybercrimes while still in the preparatory stages -- and has markedly impeded routine mitigations for many kinds of cybercrimes.

October 25, 2018

How Do You Fight a $12B Fraud Problem? One Scammer at a Time


Brian Krebs interviewed Ronnie Tokazowski, founder of the private BEC List that received the 2018 JD Falk Award, on Business Email Compromise and the list's cooperative fight to protect end-users. 

October 22, 2018

GDPR 6 Months On – Report from the CSA Session at M3AAWG

eco Association

In this blog post, Rosa Hafezi, lawyer for eco Association, gave a talk on the EU General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, from the perspective of six months after the law came into effect.

October 09, 2018

Group recognized for efforts thwart Nigerian email scams


Coverage of the BEC List fighting online fraud and the M3AAWG 2018 JD Falk Award it received.

June 20, 2018

The History of Email with Dave Crocker, Part 2



In 1990, an unresolvable debate over how to expand email beyond ASCII text spawned two separate working groups and is a rare example of how staunchly competitive tech groups unintentionally ended up collaborating to create something important that went beyond the original objective. The result: multimedia email, according to M3AAWG Senior Technical Advisor Dave Crocker in part 2 of his Network Collective podcast on the history of email.

June 06, 2018

The History of Email with Dave Crocker, Part 1


Dave Crocker’s advice for today’s engineers based on his experience working on email since the early days: Don’t try to do everything at once. Get a useful core working as quickly as you can to acquire some experience and then, “if necessary, throw it away, but more likely, improve it.”  The M3AAWG Sr. Technical Advisor walks through the development of email as we know it on the Network Collective podcast.