AOL Email Accounts Hacked

AOL announced that they are investigating a security breach that may have compromised members’ personal information. Yes, I know, you probably didn’t think there was anyone who still had an AOL account, but unbelievably, there are. (Not only that, but …

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Spammers don’t really need to be any sleazier. The fact is, they’re so slimy that they glide when they walk, but it seems they’re just not content with being among the worst people in society. And perhaps they deserve credit …

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Experts Warn of Malaysia Airlines Spam

Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 disappeared nearly two months ago, and investigators are no closer to solving the mystery, despite the search efforts of 26 countries. Along with the loved ones of the passengers and crew, people around the world are …

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A Few Misconceptions About Fighting Spam

It’s often hard for people who are not involved with security to understand much of the terminology that gets thrown around because like any other industry there is an entire lexicon of jargon that can make it difficult for people …

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Authorities Decline to Investigate Santander Spam

A few months ago we reported on how many UK customers of Santander Bank were complaining of receiving spam, some of it malicious, to email addresses that were given only to the bank.  Santander claimed to be investigating but insists …

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After a frustrating path to reality, it appears that the Canadian Anti Spam Law (CASL) is ready to be put into action. The law, which garnered a great deal of attention when it was first passed into legislation in 2010, …

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Spotting Shifts in Spammer Methods

Not too long ago a study form Custora provided a snapshot of e-commerce customer acquisition. In this report that they found email marketing to be one of the top methods for finding new customers; in fact they report that customer …

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Adult Dating Site Hit With CAN-SPAM Suit

Alcuda Ltd. of Edinburgh, Scotland, one of the internet’s largest purveyors of adult dating sites, has been hit with a CAN-SPAM lawsuit. Zoobuh, an email service for kids that promises to be safe, is accusing Alcuda and its family of …

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IRS Issues Warning About Phishing Scheme

With tax season in full swing, the IRS has issued a warning about a new phishing scam. The agency is perhaps the most brandjacked organization in the world of phishing. Countless phishing campaigns have used messages made to look like …

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March Spam Roundup

Spring has sprung and along with it new spam campaigns are blossoming. Here’s a look at the top spam headlines for March. Cryptocurrencies Ripe for Spammers http://www.vocativ.com/tech/bitcoin/cryptocurrencies-new-spam-frontier/ New GMail Feature Makes Spam Even More Annoying http://betanews.com/2014/03/26/spam-emails-just-not-quite-annoying-enough-google-has-the-solution/ Frequently Asked Questions About …

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