FBI: Expect more spam prosecutions

Thursday, 12 July 2007, 8:01 PM EST

U.S. Internet users should expect a growing number of prosecutions for sending spam and related activities, such as creating botnets.

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has 70 active investigations into spam-related crimes, said FBI special agent J. Keith Mularski, speaking at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's spam summit. The FBI has worked with the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance, a partnership between law enforcement agencies, universities, and private businesses, to identity spammers, he said.

At InfoWorld.

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