The Last HITB Security Conference in Malaysia

Hands-on Technical Trainings - 13th & 14th October

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Triple-Track Conference - 15th & 16th October

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Capture the Flag - 15th & 16th October

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HackWEEKDAY - 15th & 16th October

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CommSec Village - 15th & 16th October

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Yahoo wins $610m lottery scam case

http://www.flickr.com/photos/josephj/1221169374/

Spammers sent mails to people falsely informing them that they were winners in a lottery of Yahoo

A New York federal district court judge awarded Yahoo $610m in a lawsuit against spammers who sent mails to people falsely informing them that they were winners in a lottery of Yahoo.

The judge ordered defendants to pay Yahoo $27m for trademark infringement and $583m for violating the US Can-Spam Act. Yahoo filed the lawsuit in 2008 against spammers using their email system to defraud people. Yahoo traced the guilty, who included Nigerian and Taiwanese nationals, through internet records.