Spam on IP telephony

Friday, 19 January 2007, 11:51 AM EST

Spam filters can easily be trained to give better than 90 per cent effectiveness with zero false positives, and for those who still suffer from a lot of spam in their inboxes, they are either not updating their spam databases often enough, or they just do not see the value of getting 90 per cent fewer email messages.

There was also a bout of Spasms (spam over SMS) - pretty nasty for many children who find that they get messages asking for a response, and then find that up to £10 has been taken from their mobile account as a result.

At The Register.

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