Phishing for an Identity

Phishing is rapidly becoming on the largest threats to your personal, financial, and emotional wellbeing. No I am not talking about Saturday afternoons out on the boat with your grandfather, listening to stories that being with "When I was your age?"-now while these probably conjure up horrific childhood memories of... Read More

20 Words That Kill - At Least When It Comes to Spam Filters

Spam, spam, spam. It's terrible not only for those of us on the receiving end, but for those of us who SEND e-mail. This deluge of irritating junk has unfortunately interfered with legitimate e-zine publishers, because we're caught in the anti-spam crossfire. If you publish any type of e-mail publication,... Read More

The Great Spam Scam: Five Strategies To Stop Brand and Revenue Robbery

Marketers usually think of anti-spam tactics as 'how to prevent' readers from perceiving their e-communications as spam. There is another, more sinister, consequence that may affect you. Spam is not just an inconvenience. For legitimate businesses, it steals productivity, erode your brand, and rob you of revenue. Many companies... Read More

Lockspam Free 3.0 Released!

6 August, 2004: Polesoft Inc., home of Professional anti spam software, announced today that Lockspam Free 3.0 (see also Lockspam Pro 3.0 in the end) is now available.Some features of Lockspam Free 3.0 antispam software:1. Function with Most POP3 Mail Clients Lockspam Free 3.0 can work with mail clients like... Read More

Getting Back To Basics.

While we all agree that there`s way too much spamming/junk-mailing going on in our email boxes, there are a couple of things we can do to reduce the amount of mails we actually have to sift through, without having to resort to paying for expensive software that can be a... Read More

Winning the War On Spam

For years I didn't worry much about spam.But lately it's got out of control. Over half of my email is now spam, and it was growing by the week - until I took action.This article shows you some strategies for winning the war on spam.------------------------------------------------How Do They Get Your Address?------------------------------------------------In... Read More

How To Analyze A Rip-Off Scheme

This review is taken DIRECTLY from a piece of "junk mail." It is or the program that starts out with the heading: "Before You Decide To Throw This Away, Please Read The Enclosed At Least Once - Then Decide. This is Not a Chain Letter! I Threw The Program in... Read More

Anti Trackback and Comment Spam Methods

What is spam ? Spam is text or URL, in one or several exemplars, neither being waited nor wished, not having, neither directly nor from its shipper, no relationship neither with the recipient nor with a possible resource related to the... Read More

Beware of the Newest Activity Online: Phishing

No. I'm not talking here about the outdoor activity enjoyed by many. And no again; I did not misspell it. Phishing is the name given to the latest online scam where millions of unwary Americans are getting their identities stolen.This fraudulent activity is considered the fastest growing crime of modern... Read More

Spam Filters Explained

What do they do? How do they work? Which one is right for me? By Alan HearnshawSpam is a very real problem that many people have to deal with on a daily basis. For those that have decided to do something about it and start to investigate the options available... Read More

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USA TODAY

Robocalls scam phone owners: how to stop them - USA Today
USA TODAY
Robocalls are constant and they're costing phone owners money. Here's how to identify and stop them.
Could we please, for the love of all things good, stop these annoying robocalls?WFMYNews2.com

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Appolicious

How to Block Calls on the Mobile Device
Appolicious
Beyond only being able to block those who are already on the contact list, Truecaller is an app that enables users to block calls made by unwanted contacts such as spam or telemarketers. With the app, calls that are made by particular numbers that have ...


Fossbytes

8 Best Android Call Blocker App List For 2018 | Filter Spam Calls
Fossbytes
Call Blacklist is a powerful Android call blocker app that works both as a spam call blocker and SMS blocker. You can block calls and messages from any specific, private or hidden numbers, or any other number that you have not stored in your contacts ...


ZDNet

Google cuts fake ad blockers from Chrome Store: Were you among 20 million fooled?
ZDNet
The authors of fake extensions are also using keyword spam in the extension description to get a top ranking in the Chrome Web Store for searches for 'adblocker'. "Instead of using tricky names, they now spam keywords in the extension description to ...
20 million Chrome users are fooled into downloading fake ad blockersDigital Trends
Google has kicked five malicious ad blockers off the Chrome StoreTechRadar
Google Boots Fake Ad Blockers From Chrome Web StoreGizmodo
TechSpot -TrustedReviews -Inquirer.net
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Cult of Mac

Hiya Caller ID and Blocker keeps robocallers at bay [50 Essential iOS Apps #3]
Cult of Mac
Knowing when to answer a call from an unknown number is a game of chance. It might be a family emergency, or it might be a scammer trying to rip you off. Hiya Caller ID and Block is a simple iOS app that attempts to determine whether incoming phone ...


The Star Online

Adguard claims 20 million Chrome users installed (realistic-looking ...
The Star Online
Adguard identified five different fake ad blockers that had targeted Chrome users; Google has since taken down them down.

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WLTX.com

Cyber Crooks Take Robocalls to the Next Level
WLTX.com
The FTC is trying to figure out how to block these calls, but with cheap technology allowing scammers to place millions of calls from other countries, it's hard to do. "It's annoying." So what can you do? Number one: Download a free or paid ...


TechTarget

What is spam filter? - Definition from WhatIs.com
TechTarget
A spam filter is a program that is used to detect unsolicited and unwanted email and prevent those messages from getting to a user's inbox. Like other types of filtering programs, a spam filter looks for certain criteria on which it bases judgments ...

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ZDNet

Windows warning: Tech-support scammers are ramping up attacks, says Microsoft
ZDNet
Microsoft says it received 153,000 reports in 2017 from customers who'd come in contact with tech-support scammers via a cold call, spam, or the web. The reports from customers last year were up 24 percent on 2016, with filings coming from 183 ...

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HackRead

Over 20 million Chrome users have installed fake malicious Ad Blockers
HackRead
Ad Blockers play a vital role in hurting the earnings of a website at the same time it lets users browse the Internet without the hassle of closing irritating popup ads and getting redirected to scammy sites that bombard users with spam during the ...

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