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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How to Block Spam Calls – A Complete Guide  BeebomSpam Calls have turned from mildly annoying to a disaster in the last couple of years. I don't know about you guys, but I might have received more spam calls ...
How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls  PCMag.comAre you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to.
In 2019 Here's How To Stop And Block Robocalls, Spam, And Unknown Calls On iPhone, Android  ForbesRobocalls are at epidemic levels. Here are some ways to get a handle on them in the new year. And one way to stop them cold. Scammers have gotten craftier, ...
How to Block and Report Spam Calls and Text Messages  The New York TimesUnwanted calls and spam texts are annoying, but you can do something about them. Here's how to block and report them so they won't bother you again.
10 Best Call Blocker Apps to Prevent Nuisance Calls to Your Small Business  Small Business TrendsThe number of spam calls being made to mobile phones and landlines is on the rise around the world. A study by Truecaller shows the U.S. is the second most ...
Google Phone App For Android Now Able To Block Spam Calls: Here's How To Activate The Feature  Tech TimesThe Google Phone app for Android has been updated to better handle spam. Users are now able to activate a feature that will automatically send suspected ...
Jussie Smollett Lawyers Deny Orchestration of Attack Hoax  TVLineLawyers for Jussie Smollett have refuted claims that the Empire star orchestrated his own attack on Jan. 29, as suggested by Saturday news reports and after the ...
Google Assistant will screen spam calls on the Pixel 3  Circuit BreakerThe Pixel 3 will be able to screen spam calls and provide real-time transcriptions, Google announced during its Pixel 3 event today. The new feature will allow ...
Spam calls: how to stop the robots from calling your iPhone or Android  The VergeIt seems like robocalls are only getting worse, but there are several ways of reducing the scam calls and these annoying, constant interruptions.
4 Smartphone Apps That Aggressively Block Spam Calls  The Wall Street JournalInundated with junk calls? Stop pesky robo-dialers with these anti-spam apps.
TRAI DND App on iOS: Here's how to use the new app to block spam  BGR IndiaWith TRAI's spam blocker app finally on iOS, here's how you can use it to reduce the amount of unwanted calls and SMSes. - TRAI DND App on iOS: Here's how ...
Here's how to block robocalls on iPhone and Android  Fox NewsUnwanted calls are often harmless but some are after your credit card information, IDs or passwords. All are a distraction and a waste of your time.
8 Best Android Call Blocker App List For 2018 | Filter Spam Calls  FossbytesMany third-party apps can shield your device from unwanted calls and also help you to recognize the unknown numbers. We have made the best Android call ...
T-Mobile says it has blocked 1 billion robocalls  The VergeT-Mobile announced today that since launching its Scam ID and Scam Block features 18 months ago, the carrier has blocked over 1 billion scam calls. T-Mobile ...
Don't pick up: how to stop these annoying robocalls for good  USA TODAYRobocalls are constant and they're costing phone owners money. Here's how to identify and stop them.
Here’s everything you can do to stop robocalls  CNETAnswering a phone call only to have some random stranger yelling and threatening you because you supposedly owe the IRS money is confusing and ...
Android May Have Introduced the Best Anti-Spam Call Feature Yet  SlateThe problem of robocalling is getting worse. In April, robocall-blocking *service* YouMail estimated 3.4 billion such calls were made—900 million more that month ...
Google Pixel phones will automatically send spam calls to voicemail  The VergeGoogle is updating its default Phone app on Pixel devices to ignore spammy calls and automatically send them straight to voicemail.
How to block spam calls on Android smartphones  The Indian ExpressEvery day we receive calls from several unknown numbers, and some of those spammers, telemarketers and annoying strangers make us want to throw away ...
Blocking spam calls with mobile apps - Nation  The Star OnlinePETALING JAYA: From telemarketers offering credit cards and insurance to criminal Macau scam syndicates, Malaysian mobile phone users are being hounded ...
Your iPhone could soon protect you from spam calls — but Android is still way ahead  GearbrainNewly published Apple patent describes a system for mobile devices which can identify potentially spam calls before the user answers.
The 15 most essential iPhone apps everyone should be using  BGROne could make a very compelling argument that 2008 was the most important year in the history of smartphones. Not 1992 when IBM unveiled the first ...
Free Robocall Blocking Comes to Verizon Wireless via an App, Joining AT&T and T-Mobile  FortuneVerizon adds free robocall ID and blocking app for its wireless customers, joining AT&T and T-Mobile in providing this *service*.
Waste Phone Scammers' Time Instead of Yours With RoboKiller  LifehackerI work in a profession where I tend to get a lot of phone calls from numbers I don't have saved as contacts. That means that I'll answer the phone during the work ...
Top 10 Best Android Apps — Call Blocking — July 2018  Android HeadlinesSpammy and malicious calls are a serious annoyance, and even a danger for some Android owners. Iffy calls can cost you your time, your sanity, and in some ...
iOS 12 includes support for reporting unwanted texts & calls as spam  9to5MaciOS 12 includes a notable update for handling spam messages and calls. As outlined on its developer webpage, app makers can now create an app extension ...
Five tips for blocking spam from your inbox  Popular ScienceFree yourself from junk emails! This five-point plan will banish spam to help you declutter your inbox.
Here's why you're getting so many spam phone calls  MarketWatchTax season spurs IRS scam calls, even as half of mobile calls are expected to be spam robocalls this year. Here's how to protect yourself.
Quickly block spam calls with Castle, the anti-robocall app  KnowTechieSpam callers are getting smarter. No longer is it just 1-800 numbers and random strings of numbers, it is your area code and prefix. Castle could help.
Companies working on ways to block robocalls  WKRC TV CincinnatiNEW YORK (CBS/CBS Newspath) - Americans received 30 billion spam calls last year, and robocall blocking company YouMail predicts next year half of those ...
How to stop annoying robocalls on your iPhone and Android  KomandoRobocalls are quite simply the most annoying modern tech scourge for many people. It's a plague that the world can do without. And if anything, the robocall…
Google Chrome to block spam ads starting July 9  Times of IndiaGoogle Chrome to block spammy ads in all the countries around the world.
3 best anti-spam email filters for Thunderbird to keep your inbox clean  Windows ReportLooking for best spam filter for Thunderbird in 2019? Checkout our review of best Thunderbird spam filters to keep your inbox clean and safe.
How to Avoid (and Block) 'Neighbor-Spoofing' Robocalls  Tom's GuideAre you being flooded by spam calls from numbers with your area code and prefix? Here's how to avoid being tricked by these phony neighbors.
How to block the annoying robocalls that you keep getting  CNBCAnyone can pay to make millions of robocalls. There are legitimate businesses that follow the law which you can pay to have your message sent out to people ...
How to block spam messages on iPhone and Android devices  Gadgets NowLose 10Kgs in 4 weeks,” reads one message and “Hi, we have an exciting offer exclusively, to avail the offer give us missed call on 0099887655,” reads another.
7 ways to finally end robocalls  Fox NewsRobocalls are the worst. That phony voice. The unstoppable message. At least you can get sassy with a telemarketer. Some robocalls are so convincing that you ...
Estimated 24.9M Americans Lost $8.9B in Phone Scams as Rate of Spam Calls Jumps 22%, According to New Report from Truecaller  GlobeNewswireA new consumer poll on phone scams and spam shows calls up 22% overall and 1 in every 10 adults in the U.S. has been victimized by a phone scam in the ...
Nearly half of all phone calls will be spam by 2019, according to new report  Android PoliceSpam calls have become obnoxious as of late for many people - myself included - and it looks like they are only going to get worse. First Orion... by Corbin ...
The definitive guide to stopping robocalls on your mobile phone  Download.comHow to stamp out the annoying mobile calls with robocall-blocking software on your Android or iPhone. by Clifford Colby · @cliffordcolby. October 19, 2018, 4:09 ...
How to Block SMS Spam on iOS 11  NDTVTired of spam text messages? iOS 11 allows you to block them easily, but you need to install third-party apps for this feature.
Here's how to minimize spam e-mail (hint: don't unsubscribe)  Star TribuneQ: While reading a Facebook article, I encountered a repeating pop-up box saying I had won a $500 Amazon gift card. When I couldn't get rid of the box, I finally ...
Government shutdown could mean more robocalls on your cellphone  WPTV.comThe government shut down is trickling further down to the point where it could affect your cellphone.
This is how you can escape spam calls and texts  Independent OnlineIf you are receiving spam calls, you no longer have to endure it. There are several apps that can block unwanted calls and even text messages.
SPAM? Verizon gives you a new tool to avoid those pesky robocalls with new Caller ID feature  GlobeNewswireNEW YORK, April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- “I love robocalls,” said no one ever. In reality, the opposite is true, and it is in that spirit that Verizon is ...
How to: Block unwanted phone calls (without using Truecaller)  Stuff MagazinesSpam calls suck, but blocking them doesn't have to. Here's how to banish unsolicited calls from your handset, whichever of the big-name phone brands you use.
Which cellphone company is best at blocking robocalls?  CBS NewsMost carriers aren't great at identifying spam and scam calls, but some are worse than others, a study found.
How to block spam notifications and rogue ads on Android smartphones  Android PoliceMany mobile apps include advertisements, which is perfectly fine - the developers have to eat, after all. But some malicious applications go a step... by Corbin ...
Malwarebytes comes to iOS w/ scam call blocking, spam text filtering, web protection & more  9to5MacLong-time Mac security software Malwarebytes is making its iOS debut this month with the release of a new all-in-one security app for iOS users.
How To Stop Robo And Scam Calls Once And For All  HuffPostCursing like a sailor into the phone doesn't actually work, you know.
Top 10 Call Blocker Apps For Avoiding Unwanted Calls  MobileAppDailyKeep yourself free from constant annoying callers with our list of the 10 best call blocking apps in the market - check complete list now!
Stop annoying robocalls and telemarketers for good  KomandoUnsolicited robocalls have become a serious epidemic lately. A recent study shows that the number of spam calls has been rising across the country at an alar…
Stop spam calls with the best call- and text-blocker apps  Digital TrendsUnwanted calls and texts on your smartphone can be a serious headache. Put a stop to them with one of the best call and text blocker apps.
Atlanta Got Millions Of Robocalls In June. Here's 5 Ways To Block Them | 90.1 FM WABE  WABE 90.1 FMIf you keep getting pesky robocalls, you are not alone. Atlanta ranks highest in the U.S. for automated calls, according to Youmail's Robocall Index. More than ...
Research: 50% of all calls are robocalls, how to stop them on your phone  KomandoRobocalls are quite simply the most annoying modern tech drawback for many people. And aside from trying to sell you stuff, robocalls can be downright ...
RoboKiller App Uses Bots to Take on Robocallers and Waste Their Time  KTLA Los AngelesThe makers of the popular RoboKiller app are taking on robocalls in a hilarious way - fighting back by wasting their time in an effort to save yours. There are lots ...
How to stop robocallers  Business InsiderRobocallers are a nuisance, and it seems like they're more prevalent than ever. With tricks like using the same area code as you, it seems like there's no escape ...
How to block and filter phone numbers on your iPhone with the tools in iOS  AppleInsiderUnwanted phone calls are a part of everyday life, but the iPhone offers a number of ways to stop them from being a nuisance. AppleInsider explains how to block ...
iOS/Android App of the Week: WideProtect and Mr. Number  LifehackerThere are plenty of apps you can use to manage all the annoying phone calls you get on a regular basis—scammy calls, robocalls, survey calls, and anything ...
Cyber Crooks Take Robocalls to the Next Level  WLTX.comIt's the latest robocall ripoff in the Carolinas. Police are warning about crooks calling around, posing as Blue Cross Blue Shield workers, and trying to steal your ...
How to block spam texts and messages on your phone  KomandoTing! You've just received a new message. You set down your bags of groceries, dig into your pocket and pull out your smartphone. Then, you frown.
Verizon is charging for anti-spam features T-Mobile and AT&T give away for free  The VergeVerizon today announced a new subscription *service* designed to cut down on robocalls and other spammy automated messages that plague mobile users each ...
How to Automatically Block Spam Calls on an iPhone  How-To GeekNothing is quite as annoying as receiving spam calls, especially when you don't know it's a spam call in the first place. However, thanks to a free app, here's how ...
Hiya Caller ID and Blocker keeps robocallers at bay [50 Essential iOS Apps #3]  Cult of MacKnowing 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.
How to Block Nuisance Calls and Messages on Your iPhone  MacRumorsUnsolicited phone calls and messages can become a regular annoyance and even a cause of stress for many smartphone users these days. Thankfully, Apple ...
Just-released iOS 12 beta fixes update pop-up spam  iMoreIf you're getting repeated notifications that 'A new iOS update is now available. Please update from the iOS 12 beta' good news — the fix is here!
By the time you finish this article, 400K Americans were probably robocalled  NBCNews.comThe robocall rate has accelerated this year, and that has left regulators, carriers and software companies scrambling to fix it.
Google Phone app gaining direct-to-voicemail spam filtering, beta test program  9to5GoogleThe Google Phone app received a major update in February that added a convenient chat head for quick in-call controls. In the coming weeks, the default dialer ...
Help Me  Tom's GuideFrom Do Not Disturb features to third-party apps, a number of tools can help you keep robocalls from constantly buzzing your smartphone.
Tired of telemarketers? How to block a number in iOS and Android  Digital TrendsWhether you're the recipient of lots of unwanted calls or simply want to avoid calls from a specific person, there are plenty of ways to block calls. No matter what ...
ZTE integrates spam blocker and fraud protection tech from Hiya into Axon 7 smartphone  GeekWireZTE is teaming up with a Seattle startup to help customers block unwanted calls. The China-based company announced today that its $399 Axon 7 smartphone ...
Magento Blocker - Block Bot/User by IP, Country or User Agent Extension by Knowband - WhaTech  WhaTechMagento spam IP blocker module is a feature-rich and fully-customizable module which allows the admin to block the customers by simply entering the IP ...
How to Stop Spam Calls Before You Kill Your Phone  GizmodoSomewhere along the way your mobile phone went from being a way for your friends and family to reach you, to becoming a portal through which marketers and ...
How to stop SMS spam on your Android or iOS phone  PCWorldSMS spam is proliferating fast, but your phone's settings or a handy app can help stem the tide.
How to stop annoying spam calls  WTAE PittsburghLast year, the FTC received 375000 robocall complaints per month.
AT&T is adding a spam filter for phone calls  The VergeToday, AT&T introduced a new *service* for automated blocking of fraud or spam calls. Dubbed AT&T Call Protect, the system identifies specific numbers believed ...
How to stop annoying spam calls to your Android smartphone  ComputerworldSpam calls to cell phones are a growing problem, but you can take steps to stop them.
Help Squad: Is there any way to stop spam phone calls that look local?  Chicago TribuneIn this week's Help Squad, the FCC gives tips on what to do if you get a scam phone call and what to do to prevent getting the calls in the first place.
Phone scammer calling? How to protect yourself when thieves call  Fox BusinessAmericans are losing billions of dollars in phone scams. How do you avoid becoming a victim?
Americans were hit with 26.3 billion robocalls in 2018, a whopping 46% increase from the year before — here are some ways to stop them  Business InsiderIn November alone, Americans received an estimated 5.1 billion scam calls from automated machines — more than any month on record, according to YouMail's ...
XRP is a Valuable Tool for Addressing Crypto Spam on Twitter  NullTXThere are numerous innovative projects in the blockchain and cryptocurrency world which are often overlooked. In the case of “You're Welcome”, their approach ...
Top 5 Caller ID & Blocking Android Apps  TechlomediaAlmost daily we receive calls from different marketing companies offering different schemes and products. Sometimes unknown callers also create big trouble.
How to Block Unwanted Email in Outlook  Laptop MagWhether it's blatant spam or legitimate marketing messages you aren't interested in, unwanted emails clog up your inbox. There are multiple ways to filter out ...
T-Mobile's spam call blocking is coming to MetroPCS  The VergeBack in March, T-Mobile introduced Scam ID and Scam Block, two features that help users avoid annoying robocalls, and now it's bringing the *service* to ...
Robocalls are attacking our phones  CNETFrom CNET Magazine: Americans get more than 2.4 million robocalls each month. In this edition of Ask Maggie, we tell you how to stem the flood to your mobile ...
WatchGuard Firebox T15 review  IT PROPerfect for small businesses, the Firebox T15 offers the toughest gateway security measures at a pocket-friendly price.
How to Block Spammy Text Messages on an iPhone  How-To GeekiOS 11 adds a new SMS filtering feature that allows you to automatically filter spam text messages in the Messages app. It works similarly to the call-blocking ...
Install the AT&T 'Call Protect' app on your iPhone to cut way back on spam calls  AppleInsiderIf you've had an iPhone for a very long time, there is a pretty decent chance that you're also still on AT&T -- and you get battered with spam phone calls.
Spam blocker: WhitePages caller ID app now alerts users to costly scams  GeekWireRandom calls from telemarketers and automated machines are already annoying enough. But when those phony calls end up costing you money, it can actually ...
5 ways to manage emails and control spam in Outlook  PCWorldSpam lives on, despite all our efforts to snuff it out—but Outlook has some features to help slow it down. Here are some things anyone can do, plus some tips for ...
Google Voice now filters out unwanted calls, thanks to update  Digital TrendsLast summer, Google added anti-spam features to many of its Android phones, and now that same technology is rolling out to Voice users.
How to clear all unwanted emails from your inbox  KomandoThere is software that allows you to get rid of all those unwanted Emails that are pilling up in your inbox.
Spam blocker and fraud protection app Hiya launches for iPhone and iOS 10  GeekWireHiya, in its full form, is coming to the iPhone. Hiya, a Seattle startup that spun out of Whitepages in April, helps smartphone users identify callers, automatically ...
How to enable T-Mobile’s new robocall protection to block scam calls on iPhone  9 to 5 MacAs part of an industry-wide fight against robocalling, T-Mobile is introducing new technologies today to help consumers fight against phone call scams.
Google aims to let you block all spam calls with Android app  The GuardianNew Nexus and Android One phone app uses Google's Caller ID system to identify, flag and block nuisance callers. Samuel Gibbs. Tue 26 Jul 2016 06.20 EDT ...
Yes, It’s Bad. Robocalls, and Their Scams, Are Surging.  The New York TimesThe volume of automated phone calls has skyrocketed this year over last, according to a *service* that tracks them, and complaints have also risen sharply.
Blockchain Will Stop Spam Calls In India; TRAI Proposes Mega-Blockchain Powered Campaign!  Trak.inTelecom Regulatory Authority of India or TRAI has decided to unleash a major war against unwanted, spam calls from telemarketers. And the first concrete step ...
How to stop spam emails from reaching your inbox  MacworldSpam—phishing, marketing, and scam emails—is annoying, that we can all agree on. One Macworld reader wants to take the ultimate step is stopping these ...
AT&T users get most robocalls: How to block annoying calls  AL.comBad news AT&T customers - looks like you lead the way when it comes receiving those annoying robocalls.
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