New Zealand Company Hit With Spam Violation

A New Zealand marketing company has been hit with a $120,000 fine for spamming. Auckland-based Image Marketing Group was found in violation of the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act by the New Zealand Internal Affairs Department. According to their investigation, IMG …

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Exchange 2013 SP1 Brings Back Anti-Spam Capabilities With the Edge

In our last series of posts, we talked about several of the Exchange Anti-Spam agents in Exchange 2013. We went over how to activate them, and how to configure them, and what each one did. Of course, for these, the …

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Forbes Issues Phishing Warning After Being Hacked

Popular financial magazine Forbes is warning people who have registered on its website to be on the lookout for phishing scams after the site was hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army. The notorious hacker group compromised the website last week …

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Apple Inc. sure loves its patents. If it could, the Cupertino, California-based maker of stylish devices would patent the apple itself and then sue every grocery store on the planet. And it’s no secret that the company with more money …

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Anti-Spam Efforts are Working

Sometimes the news about spam is good news. Take, for instance, a report on the latest anti-spam comparative review conducted by virus bulletin that found 99.4 percent of all spam was blocked by anti-spam solutions. The number impressed even Virus …

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Fans of Resident Evil and The Walking Dead, rejoice. For years now, you’ve been warning your co-workers about the impending apocalypse. It’ll probably be masterminded by an evil corporation, but it might be the product of some misguided organization blinded …

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Florida Company Facing FTC Lawsuit for Spamming

A Florida company has been hit with a lawsuit by the FTC for sending out misleading and downright threatening spam about the Affordable Care Act. The agency says Kobeni Inc. and its president, Yair Shalev, sent out thousands of spam messages …

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The modern world is all about contradiction and paradox. Life rewards people for success and looks to them with admiration and for inspiration, but the likes of proto-humans Justin Bieber and Rob Ford leave us shaking our heads with incredulity …

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January Spam Roundup

  It’s cold outside but spam is still red hot. With the Olympics coming up, spammers will no doubt be revving up to take full advantage. In the meantime, here is a look at January’s top spam headlines. USA Still …

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Target Breach Victims Hit With Phishing Scam

Victims of the Target data breach are being victimized a second time by a phishing attack. Security experts have spotted a phishing attack using email messages made to look like the ones Target themselves sent out to notify customers their …

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