Finally had to add a filter to my email to get rid of these ridiculous Twitter spam emails. These are the ones saying “Here is what is happening on Twitter” that seem to be continually being sent to me almost on a daily basis. There should be zero reason to be sending me this spam […]
Entries Tagged as 'Spam'
September 20th, 2012 · No Comments
November 13th, 2008 · No Comments
Found this to be very interesting and actually I did notice a drop in spam today.
July 14th, 2008 · No Comments
Might want to watch out for this one.
April 12th, 2007 · No Comments
Interesting: The Securities and Exchange Commission this morning suspended trading in the securities of 35 companies that have been the subject of recent and repeated spam email campaigns (see examples). The trading suspensions – the most ever aimed at spammed companies – were ordered because of questions regarding the adequacy and accuracy of information about […]
March 17th, 2007 · No Comments
Excellent post by Justin on why SAV isn't that useful in fighting spam: Some view this as a useful anti-spam technique. In my opinion, it’s not. Spam/anti-spam is an adversarial “game”. Whenever you’re considering anti-spam techniques, it’s important to bear in mind game theory, and the possible countermeasures that spammers will respond with. Before SAV […]
January 19th, 2007 · No Comments
I've been slowly moving my various domain's email management to Google Apps For Your Domain. After a bit of success I let Brent know and he is happily also using Google Apps Gmail thingy. One thing I noticed right away since I let things run outside of our SimpleFilter corporate service is that a ton […]
November 3rd, 2006 · No Comments
From Techdirt: You would think that it wouldn't be that hard to track down phishing scammers. While they do try to hide themselves, in the end, there should be some sort of money trail leading back to them. However, for all the talk of trying to track these guys down, it seemed like no one […]
September 19th, 2006 · No Comments
It looks as though our SimpleFilter service has come under attack today. We seem to be weathering the storm and delivering email as we normally do. Noticed that a majority of the attack seems to be coming from an IP owned by Affinity Internet. Considering they are an online marketing service company I wouldn't doubt […]
May 17th, 2006 · No Comments
I'm not sure what to think of this yet.
April 12th, 2005 · No Comments
Good thing I didn't hold my breath as I pointed out here!! From TechDirt: Early last year, Bill Gates announced that he was concentrating on the spam problem and had a few ideas on how to stop the problem. Of course, all of those ideas sounded like ideas that others were already trying — and […]