Below are the M3AAWG published materials related to our work on preventing and mitigating malware. There is also a Malware video playlist on our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/maawg and there are a few selected videos on our website in the Training Videos and Keynotes Videos sections under the Meetings menu tab.
Just as speaking a common language allows two people to communicate effectively, standards that define the format of abuse reports and the destination address for them increase the effectiveness of network owners in fighting abusive traffic.
Outlining practices used during trial evaluations of messaging anti-abuse products or services, this document provides recommendations on processes and techniques to accurately determine a particular solution’s effectiveness.
This paper briefly discusses how an DNS attack works, the impact of this threat, proposes a solution and discusses the advantages and disadvantages from a technical, business and regulatory standpoint
A summary of the most effective abuse desk best practices from MAAWG service providers
Public Policy Comments
Response to the December 5, 2011 ICANN report from the WHOIS Review Team (WRT).
Submitted to U.S. Congress committees on the judiciary in December 2011
MAAWG outlined technical issues with S.968, Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act, and H.R.3261, Stop Online Piracy Act, in a letter to the judiciary committees of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives.
Submitted to ICANN in November 2011
Responses to ICANN on issues in the draft report covering the intrnationalization of domains can be read on the draft report comment site at http://forum.icann.org/lists/ird-draft-final-report/
MAAWG Comments on Models to Advance Voluntary Corporate Notification to Consumers Regarding the Illicit Use of Computer Equipment by Botnets and Related Malware
Submitted to NIST in November 2011- Responding to a Request for Information from the U.S. Department of Commerce (DoC) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the comments are also available on the NIST site.
MAAWG submitted comments in September 2011
The comments were submitted to the National Institute of Standards and Technologyon its draft NICE plan.
Updates and Commentary from the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group
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