Computer science professor Stefan Savage is on NPR today. The interview with Robert Siegel is called "Study May Shed Light On How To Stop Spam".
This story is tied to a paper presented this week at the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy. Get the PDF of the paper from Stefan Savage's website.
Click Trajectories: End-to-End Analysis of the Spam Value Chain, Kirill Levchenko, Andreas Pitsillidis, Neha Chachra, Brandon Enright, Márk Félegyházi, Chris Grier, Tristan Halvorson, Chris Kanich, Christian Kreibich, He Liu, Damon McCoy, Nicholas Weaver, Vern Paxson, Geoffrey M. Voelker, and Stefan Savage, Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium and Security and Privacy, Oakland, CA, May 2011.
More news stories tied to this research:
New York Times: Study Sees Way to Win Spam Fight
MIT Technology Review: Anatomy of a Spam Viagra Purchase
Wall Street Journal: Three Banks Handle Money For 95% World’s Spam
Discover: How to Stop Spammers: Focus on Money Going Out, Not Spam Coming In
IEEE Spectrum: Battling to Protect Online Privacy and Defeat Spam
The full list of authors:
Kirill Levchenko, Andreas Pitsillidis, Neha Chachra, Brandon Enright, Mark Felegyhazi, Chris Grier, Tristan Halvorson, Chris Kanich, Christian Kreibich, He Liu, Damon McCoy, Nicholas Weaver, Vern Paxson, Geoffrey M. Voelker, Stefan Savage.
The authors affiliated with the following institutions:
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of California San Diego
Computer Science Division
University of California, Berkeley
International Computer Science Institute
Laboratory of Cryptography and System Security (CrySyS)
Budapest University of Technology and Economics