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Earlier this week the Internet Society sent an open letter to the Government of Canada regarding the progress of Bill C-10 "An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts". CAUCE applauds and supports the Internet Society's effort to being the challenges and problems... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2021 at CAUCE
Greg Aaron, Lyman Chapin, Dr. Colin Strutt and CAUCE Board Member David Piscitello, all of the Interisle Consulting Group, today announced the publication of the seminal report Phishing Landscape 2020: A Study of the Scope and Distribution of Phishing. The report can be found at Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2020 at CAUCE
CAUCE mainly focuses on abusive messaging, but our board has a wide and diverse background in anti-abuse efforts. Recently we came across this presentation on abusive robocalls dealing with an increase in Robocalling, trends in abusive calls, who is calling and who is being targeted. This study took place in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2020 at CAUCE
On September 30, 2020 the CRTC announced a new undertaking under CASL with Notesolution Inc. (OneClass) that alleges multiple violations of the anti-spam Act. Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2020 at CAUCE
CAUCE board member Dave Piscitello talked with host Gary Berman about ransomware on the Unsung Cyber Hero podcast. He shared stories about what has happened, and what you can do about it. Watch him here: Podcast episode Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2020 at CAUCE
New Report Shows Widespread Issues with Domain Name System Registration Accountability Urgent Actions Required To Respond to Growing Online COVID-Themed Scams and Phishing Attacks BOSTON, MA - Today, Interisle Consulting Group, a leading organization on the frontlines of cybersecurity issues, released a new report, Domain Name Registration Data at the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2020 at CAUCE
In this report, we study "bulk registration misuse" by criminal actors. Bulk registrations refers to the practice of rapidly acquiring domain names, using these in an attack, and abandoning them as if they were throw-away ("burner") phones. These domains are a critical resource for cyber criminals. We use reputation block... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2019 at CAUCE
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Toggle Commented Oct 17, 2019 on RIP Don Blumenthal at CAUCE
GDPR Didn't Affect Spam? Not So Fast By John Levine Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2019 at CAUCE
It is with a heavy heart that we note the passing of dear friend, colleague and member of the CAUCE board board of directors, Don Blumenthal on September 28, 2019 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He was 67. Don was an anti-spammer for as long a there was an anti-spam community:... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2019 at CAUCE
Cybercrime & Doing Time // Gary Warner : Operation: ReWired On September 10, 2019, the Department of Justice announced that 281 arrests related to Business Email Compromise had been made, with 74 of those arrested being in the United States. It will take some time to track down the names... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2019 at CAUCE
At the Certified Senders Alliance summit in Cologne Germany, CAUCE president John Levine talks about international email and its security. John explained that, EAI is being used by literate computer users who cannot read English characters. He gave India as an example? in the state of Rajasthan, the Indian government... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2019 at CAUCE
Spam infrastructures have evolved to become formidable means of delivery of a diverse and growing set of cyber attacks, from financial fraud and business compromise to political influence and malware campaigns. Central to these attacks is an ever increasing dependency on and exploitation of domain names and the domain name... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2019 at CAUCE
ASN Tool Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2018 at CAUCE
CAUCE has recruited two industry veterans to round out our board and continue being the consumer voice to Law Enforcement and Regulatory communities around the world. Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2017 at CAUCE
Wellington Building - 325 Scheduled Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 11:02 AM - 12:58 PM 1 Hour 56 Minutes Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2017 at CAUCE
Verbal comments by Neil Schwartzman, Executive Director and Matthew Vernhout, Director-at-large of the Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, Ottawa, October 24, 2017 Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2017 at CAUCE
359,000 computers infected, dozens of nations affected world-wide! A worm exploiting a Windows OS vulnerability that looks to the network for more computers to infect! This is the most pernicious, evil, dangerous attack, ever. Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2017 at CAUCE
In March, I posted a call to action to those of us in the community who have the inclination to fight against a movement to redact information critical to anti-abuse research. Today i felt compelled to react to some of the discussions on the ICANN discussion list dedicated to the issue of WHOIS reform. Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at CAUCE
As a consumer, frequently targeted by Phone scams, it's time to start taking a stand against these phone calls and force companies to validate who they are before giving away you personal information. Companies will need to adapt to a smarter, more suspicious consumer that is looking to protect their identity. Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2017 at CAUCE
ICANN has yet another group looking at WHOIS, and there is ahuge push to redact it to nothing. I spend easily half my day in WHOIS data fighting online crime, losing it would not make my job harder, it will make it impossible. PLEASE JOIN THE ICANN GROUP and help us fight back against people who are fighting in favour of crime. Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2017 at CAUCE
SendGrid Account Breach Was Used to Attack Coinbase, a Bitcoin Exchange Ongoing attacks against ESPs prove they are still high value targets for scammers. New York Times Bits blog Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at CAUCE
By accessing you do not have permission to send messages containing offers, promotions, or marketing of any kind to any email address posted on this site. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at CAUCE
There is no silver bullet, and there is no panacea. Confirmed Opt-In is not the only way to do email marketing with permission. Permission can take many forms. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at CAUCE
A PDF Chart of all legal actions taken by enforcement agencies since CASL came into effect. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at CAUCE