Spammers Debut a New Trick

Spammers are employing a new trick to get their messages past spam filters. Researchers have spotted phishing emails claiming to be an alert that their banking or other personal accounts need to be verified. At first glance it looks like …

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Email was the killer app that presaged the launch of the World Wide Web. The origins of email are broad, and date back to MIT’s Compatible Time-Sharing System (CTSS) in 1961. It really wasn’t an invention as much as a …

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How to Make Sure Your Emails Stay Out of Spam Filters

Email marketing is a crucial part of most business’s promotional efforts, but even if you are following the CAN-SPAM rules to the letter and making sure your mailing list is carefully vetted, your emails may still never make it to …

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August Spam Roundup

Summer’s coming to an end but spam is just picking up speed. With the holidays on the way as well as a new NFL season, you can count on a flood of new spam campaigns. Here’s a look at August’s …

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Canada’s controversial new anti-spam law has prompted businesses to complain bitterly and fight tooth and nail to block it, but it appears the real losers could be small business. They’ve long maintained that the law’s ultra-strict requirements impose an immense …

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CASL, the Canadian Anti Spam Legislation, has had its fair share of detractors. The law, which came into effect on July 1st, was first passed by Canadian Parliament in 2010, and since then, it’s struggled to become a big boy …

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The FBI is investigating a cyber attack aimed at JP Morgan and other banks and experts say it could be linked to a flood of spam unleased by a gang of Russian spammers. Their motive? Politics, more specifically the sanctions …

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Two words you never want to hear together are ‘massive’ and ‘phishing.’ They’re normally followed by ‘attack,’ and then you could be in for a world of hurt, especially for users who aren’t predisposed to vigilance. So when several media …

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Considering what a pain in the posterior this thing called spam truly is, it doesn’t seem particularly newsworthy to write an article reporting that a group of people admit to hating the stuff. That’s like writing an article entitled “Rob …

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E-Z Pass Users Targeted in Phishing Attack

If you’re a driver with E-Z Pass, you’re not alone. Over 24 million people across 15 states use the handy gadget to make going through tolls fast and easy. There’s no waiting in line behind some jerk who waited until …

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