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Alan Ranger of Cloudmark saving the virtual world from malicious attacks

This is Momchil with a video covering various mobile spam topics. Alan Ranger, VP Mobile at Cloudmark, discusses mobile spam and presents Cloudmark’s methods to fight it. Cloudmark started with protecting the email world from attacks, then moved to the social networking world, and currently concentrates on mobile network protection from various spam SMS and […]

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Vodafone UK’s premium rate SMS bar (“VSPAM”) stops spam immediately

This is rather interesting — reader ‘John’ posted the link to this in a comment earlier. It’s posted as an announcement on the Vodafone eForum: Hello everyone, Following previous discussions about Premium Rate Short Message Services, I’m delighted to announce that the bar we promised is now available. I’ve written this message to inform you […]

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200 million Chinese mobile users get spam SMS

In a country the size of China with all those hundreds of millions of subscribers, when things go wrong, they can go wrong on a very large scale. Just ask China Mobile. According to Xinhua, seven online advertising firms “arbitrarily sent commercial text messages to over 200 million cell phone users” on China Mobile and […]