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Slapping back at spam

According to the Washington Post and other outlets, a major lawsuit is about to be filed in U.S. District Court by a company representing Internet users in more than 100 countries seeking the identity of those responsible for harvesting millions of e-mail addresses on behalf of spammers.

Computerworld has published a story about a new type of internet hacking in which crooks buy sponsored links on Google and then use the links to lure internet users to sites that install
malware to steal online banking usernames and passwords.

The Associated Press distributed a story yesterday reporting that NeuStar, Inc., plans to increase registration fees for their ‘.biz’ domain name.  Rate increases have already been announced for ‘.com.’ ‘.net,’ ‘.org,’ and ‘.info.’