The first attacks on the Internet
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November 2, 1988 is an important day for the Internet. On that day a graduate of Cornell University in the United States, Robert Morris Jr., executed a worm type program, the first program that has affected in a very serious … Read More

Stopping e-mail abuse
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E-mail has become the subject of much abuse, in the form of both spamming and E-mail worm programs. Both of these flood the in-boxes of E-mail users with junk E-mails, wasting their time and money, and often carrying offensive, fraudulent, … Read More

Noncommercial spam
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E-mail and other forms of spamming have been used for purposes other than advertisements. Many early Usenet spams were religious or political in nature. Serdar Argic, for instance, spammed Usenet with historical revisionist screeds. A number of evangelists have spammed … Read More