Next week we will be looking at spam, crime and phishing.
Please look at the relevant chapters of the textbook (chapter 11 and part of chapter 3) as well as the following materials.
Australian law - Spam Act 2003 (Cth)
US law - CAN-SPAM Act
EU directive - Directive on privacy and electronic communications (Article 13)
Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)
Internet industry Spam Code of Practice
How effective are these laws?
Australian law - Criminal Code 1995 (Cth), Criminal Code 1899 (Qld)
Scale of cybercrime - Symantec report
Australian Federal Police
Cost - here and here
Is cybercrime underreported? Australian Institute of Criminology
Australian government - Scamwatch
Anti Phishing Working Group
Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance
What is the best way to respond to phishing - raising awareness, enacting legislation or cutting off scam emails before they arrive?