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Yahoo Mail - Defer this! %#$^@$

I'm getting mighty ticked off with Yahoo Mail lately. I have industry contacts, family, and friends that use yahoo.com email accounts and I've been getting this "defer" messages lately. Yahoo is using an anti-spam tactic where they "defer" the...

Notice Less Spam Today?

The volume of junk e-mail sent worldwide dropped drastically today after a Web hosting firm identified by the computer security community as a major host of organizations allegedy engaged in spam activity was taken offline, according to security firms...

Sendio I.C.E. Box anti-spam appliance review

The Sendio I.C.E. (Intercept, Confirm or Eliminate) Box anti-spam appliance brings an assortment of weapons to do battle with the evil spammers of the world, including challenge-response (Sender Address Verification (SAV)), silverlisting, SPF, Domain Keys and Sender Policy Framework...

Exchange Server 2007 Spam Whitelist Rant

I just blogged this morning about Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP1 being released to the MSDN and Technet communities. Exchange Server 2007 is a major upgrade over Exchange Server 2003 with tight integration with Office Communications Server 2007 (OCS 2007),...

SPIT and Spam DDoS - Fact or Fiction?

I've written about SPIT or "Spam over Internet Telephony" a few times in the past. Well, now I have a story to share that Dan York shared with me about SPIT leveraging DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks to bring...

I surrender my email address to spammers

I surrender! I surrender! Just as Captain Kirk begrudgingly surrendered the Enterprise, as of today I have surrendered my corporate email account to the spammers. Spammers can have my email address, which has become completely overwhelmed with spam. As of...

Spammers win $11 million over antispam blacklist company

According to a CNet article, a U.S. District Court in Illinois has ordered Spamhaus to pay $11,715,000 in damages to e360insight and its chief, David Linhardt, who had sued Spamhuas over illegal blacklisting. e360insight by all accounts a known spammer...

Microsoft plans to subsidize Nigerian spam?

From a Microsoft PR rep:Microsoft is partnering with telecommunications providers in emerging markets to offer pay-as-you-go and subscription computing to its customers. Today Microsoft announced the industry’s first pay-as-you-go personal computing offerings powered by Microsoft FlexGo technology. The initiative is...

Spammers hack captcha to post blog spam comments?

Either the spammers are either very stupid or they have figured out a way to hack the visual captcha plugin (created by James Seng) I installed in my Movable Type blog (sample image to right). The reason I say this...

Splog away! Splog away! Splog away all!

Gee, I can't even take some blogging time off for the Christmas holiday without some major controversy hitting the blogosphere. Apparently, some splogger has been lifting several bloggers full content surrounded by Google Adsense. Andy Abramson, a fellow VoIP blogger...

Skype spam

I get Skype spam invites all the time, but they never include an enticing text message such as "Talk to me sexy." It's possible some of the Skype invites I get are legit. That is to say, Skype users could...

VoIP Spam?

Interesting Cnet article which talks about an alliance being formed by VoIP service providers called "VoIP Security Alliance" which aims to prevent VoIP spam, SPIT (spam over Internet telephony) or whatever you want to call it.What's interesting is this quote,...

VoIP SPIT spam

SPIT defined as "SPam over Internet Telephony" could potentially be a a problem in the future. I've talked about VoIP spam in the past, i.e. Get Ready for Nigerian VoIP Spam! SPIT will certainly become more of an issue as...

Get Ready for Nigerian VoIP Spam!

GET ANY DIRE AND URGENT REQUESTS TO HELP MOVE $5 MILLION DOLLARS FROM SOME NIGERIANS LATELY? (YES THE ALL CAPS IS ON PURPOSE) Ok, back to normal case. Well, I was reading this news story, allAfrica.com: West Africa: VoIP Wears...

Spam sending PCs kicked offline

Almost nobody hates spam more than I do. I have like four layers of anti-spam protection running on my PC, including RBL (realtime black lists), iHateSpam, CloudMark, and an anti-spam software installed on our Exchange Server. I wrote a column...
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