Tag: "antispam"

About botnets

"We used to call the Internet a sort of Wild West. Now it's more like Chicago in the 1920s with Al Capone." - Keith Laslop, president of Prolexic Technologies more »


Ever wondered how it comes you now receive at least five of these urgent requests for assistance a day? Check it all out at this pretty complete site: http://www.scamorama.com/ Make sure you read at least one of those hilarious stories where the… more »

Unsubscribring from spam *STILL NOT* ;)

Following up on wether or not to unsubscribe from spam, Cédric [site gone] adds some clarifications: I am talking about the particular case of a spam email that defeated my filters and ended up in my Inbox. This is the one I want to get rid of. I don't… more »

Unsubscribring from spam *NOT*

Cédric posted some interesting thoughts about whether or not to unsubscribe from spam. Cédric advocates that unsubscribing has become less a trap than it used to be, basically because spammers are better off collecting new masses of addresses than… more »

Trendspotting: mobile SPAM :(

It's already making me sick... and it's only the beginning :( Mobile SPAM is coming in all flavours! First there is SMS spam. Your phone beeps in the middle of a meeting as if you just received an alert, you check what's going wrong... but no, it's just… more »