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While I'm not 100% sure I follow your question, SiteKeys are designed to prevent phishing as the phishing site will not know the users custom image or the users word/phrase that they have associated with that image. While user-agent identification does provide some security in certain situations, it really can't provide much security in this instance. ...


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Microsoft recently got the ability to penalise a dynamic domain host that was seen to be hosting sites that deliver malware. They pursued legal action, and did gain possession of all of Vitalwerks domains. Within two days, Microsoft quickly realised how impossible the task of keeping nefarious uses off the service was and about faced and gave the domains ...


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Okay, personal anecdote time. I'm a sysadmin in real life, working for an ISP that primarily caters to small to medium businesses. One of our larger customers operates, among other things, an exceptionally cheap and completely automated shared webhosting service. You sign up, pay a couple of bucks via credit card, and plonk your site down. No human ...


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It depends on how the vendor treats it. If Google detects the malware, the host is penalized in SEO or even de-listed from all Search results. The ISP hosting the malware website or malware server is often contacted as well, but a surprisingly large number of ISPs don't even respond.


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It highly depends on the region and availability of adequate laws. Normally many countries (By National CSIRT/CERT teams) are tracking their country's top level domain for frauds and scams. Depending on the attack type, they may take actions. Many countries will take immediate actions on terrorism and child abuse related issues. If the websites' host ...


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Depending on the language and framework you are using, maybe it's time to look at some machine learning libraries for spam detection. If you use this malicious user's methods as the training set you maybe able to lower your false positive rate.



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