- M3AAWG Malware playlist on YouTube
- Selected Training Videos (also available on www.youtube.com/maawg)
- Selected Keynote Videos (also available on www.youtube.com/maawg)
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.
M3AAWG Best Common Practices for the Use of a Walled Garden, Version 2.0
These updated best practices outline the criteria for exit, entry, remediation and subscriber education when using a walled garden to remediate virus and bot infections in subscriber devices.
MAAWG Overview of DNS Security - Port 53 Protection
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
M3AAWG Common Best Practices for Mitigating Large Scale Bot Infections in Residential Networks
Note: This M3AAWG best practices paper has been replaced by RFC 6561 Remediation of Bots in ISP Networks, March 2012 from the IETF.
Public Policy Comments
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 Comments on National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Draft Strategic Plan
MAAWG submitted comments in September 2011
The comments were submitted to the National Institute of Standards and Technologyon its draft NICE plan.
MAAWG Comments to UK House of Commons Inquiry into Malware and Cyber-crime
MAAWG submitted a response in September 2011 to the Science and Technology Committee, UK House of Commons
The committee's inquiry covered a variety of questions related to malware and cyber-crime.
MAAWG Response to U.S. Department of Commerce’s Internet Policy Task Force on the Global Free Flow of Information on the Internet
MAAWG comments were submitted November 2010 in response to the DoC request.
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Internet Policy Task Force requested comments on government policies that restrict Internet information flow, seeking to understand why these restrictions have been instituted; what, if any, impact they have, and how to address negative impacts. The DoC will publish a report contributing to the Administration’s domestic policy and international engagement on these issues.
MAAWG Comments on ICANN Study on the Prevalence of Domain Names Registered Using a Privacy or Proxy Registration Service
MAAWG comments were submitted October 2010 based on the ICANN request.
ICANN conducted an exploratory study in 2009 to assess an approximate percentage of domain names (through a statistical sampling plan) contained in the top 5 gTLD registries that used privacy or proxy registration services. The study indicated that at least 18% (and probably not much more than 20%) of the domain names contained in the top 5 gTLD registries used privacy or proxy registration services.
Updates and Commentary from the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group
None at this time.
M3AAWG San Francisco Meeting Addresses Latest Messaging Security Ranging from Mobile Malware to DDoS Attacks
New Online and Mobile Best Practices Clarify Business and Governmental Security Tactics
Nominations Open at M3AAWG for New J.D. Falk Award Honoring Inventive Cyber Security Work
MAAWG Evolves into M3 Tackling Messaging, Malware, Mobile; Breaking through “Silo” Thinking, Pushes Industry to Better Cooperation
Articles About M3AAWG
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.
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.
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.
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.