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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.

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November 22, 2018

CRTC Enforcement Advisory - Notice for Web Hosting Service Industry

https://crtc.gc.ca/eng/internet/web.htm

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.

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October 30, 2018

Policy eliminates pre-emptive protection of internet infrastructure abuse

Networks Asia - Security Asia

https://www.networksasia.net/article/policy-eliminates-pre-emptive-prote...

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.

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October 25, 2018

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

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/10/how-do-you-fight-a-12b-fraud-problem...

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. 

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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.

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October 09, 2018

Group recognized for efforts thwart Nigerian email scams

https://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/410603-private-group-recognized...

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

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June 20, 2018

The History of Email with Dave Crocker, Part 2

 

https://thenetworkcollective.com/2018/06/hon-email-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.

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June 06, 2018

The History of Email with Dave Crocker, Part 1

https://thenetworkcollective.com/2018/06/hon-email-part1/

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.

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November 13, 2017

Hackers Shut Down ProPublica’s Email For a Day. Here’s How to Stop Attacks Like That.

ProPublica's Julia Angwin augments her earlier "list bomb" article with information on what can be done to prevent these attacks. 

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November 09, 2017

How Journalists Fought Back Against Crippling Email Bombs

https://www.wired.com/story/how-journalists-fought-back-against-cripplin...

Wired Magazine published ProPublica's journalist Julia Angwin account of how she and colleages were "list bombed" and talks about the growing problem, including a preventive strategy developed by M3AAWG.
 

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January 06, 2017

ICO's blog on its international work (M3AAWG and UCENet)

Representatives of the United Kingdom's independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest report on their work with members of UCENet at a four day event hosted by the Messaging Malware Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG) in Paris.

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October 09, 2016

CRTC's Manon Bombardier to the 5th Canadian Internet Forum

Manon Bombardier, Chief Compliance & Enforcement Officer, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

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September 30, 2016

Time To Talk Digital Issues At WTO With Focus On Developing Countries, Forum Hears

https://www.ip-watch.org/2016/09/30/time-to-talk-digital-issues-at-wto-w...

. . . dealt with by internet governance organisations such as ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), the UN-backed Internet Governance Forum, Internet Engineering Task Force, and the Messaging Anti Abuse Working Group.

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September 26, 2016

Exploring Cybersecurity Topics on a Whirlwind Tour of Eastern Europe

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/exploring-cybersecurity-topics-on-a-whir...

 ". . . I plan to take advantage of the opportunity to network with first responders, law enforcement and cybercrime forensic professionals from Europe and Eastern Europe. APWG and similar conferences (e.g., Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti–Abuse Working Group – M3AAWG) are venues where the IS SSR team is most successful in building trust relationships and promoting participation in ICANN's multistakeholder community."

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September 22, 2016

News from Identifier Technology Health Indicators (ITHI)

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/news-from-identifier-technology-health-i...

. . ."First, ICANN will organize another ITHI workshop at the M3AAWG meeting in October in Paris."

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June 08, 2016

EXPERTS TO FCC: CHANGE COURSE ON BROADBAND PRIVACY RULES INDUSTRY GROUPS AND EXPERTS AGREE: THE FCC MUST CHANGE COURSE ON BROADBAND PRIVACY

Fixed Wireless Internet Service Providers Association 

http://www.wispa.org/News/wispa_news_06-08-16_Experts_to_FCC

"A coalition of industry groups including WISPA, CTA, CTIA, and US Telecom today published a joint article in opposition to the FCC’s proposed new rules for broadband privacy protection . . . The Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group similarly warned that the rules as currently framed could inadvertently undermine cooperation and communication needed to secure the web from malware, viruses and hackers online. . . "

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July 16, 2014

United States Senate Special Committee on Aging “Hanging Up on Phone Scams: Progress and Potential Solutions to this Scourge"

A representative of the United States Telecom Association (USTelecom) discusses the global anti-abuse nature of the work being done at the M3AAWG Voice and Telephony SIG in his Senate testimony. 

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June 26, 2014

CRTC Chairman Comments on M3AAWG VTA Workshops

Canada's CRTC Chairman Jean-Pierre Blais noted the work his agency is doing together with M3AAWG to address voice and telephony abuse in a June 26 speech to the Economic Club of Canada.

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October 10, 2013

The EastWest Institute Awards 2013 Cybersecurity Award to M3AAWG Highlighting Its Key Role in Fighting Spam

Award recognizes M3AAWG outreach efforts, including work with China and India

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