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4 Benefits of an Email Encryption

April 5, 2017
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Did you know that more than 95% of email is sent in a vulnerable, unencrypted form? Anyone sending sensitive data over the internet could risk their information being breached by an experienced eavesdropper. Unfortunately, a security breach can cause significant consequences for your company, which could put your business at risk. It is essential to […]

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SPAM mails – where do they come from? I’ll tell ya!

March 19, 2013
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Research done by Giovane Cesar Moreira Moura from Twente University in Holland shows that it’s just a few bad ISP’s (Internet Service Providers) that is behind most of all the spam and scam e-mails that the rest of us is plastered with daily. He has looked into 42,000 ISP’s to find “the bad neighborhood” on […]

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How to avoid your outgoing e-mails being caught up in spam/junk filter

March 17, 2013
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When you e-mail people you don’t “know” (as in, have already communicated with via e-mail in the past, so their address book might contain your e-mail address), there’s a chance of your e-mail ending up in their spam/junk filter, let’s just call it spam filter. While it doesn’t happen so often, it really can depend […]

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Choosing the right antivirus software for your PC

September 12, 2011
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Internet has revolutionized the world and so our life style. We cannot deny its countless blessings, which has made our life easy and convenient with floods of information and services at just one click. But with the expansion and progress in this area, our computers are more expose to the evil of viruses, which are […]

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G.A.S.P.: WordPress anti-spam plugin. Good idea, but does it deliver?

December 2, 2010
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G.A.S.P. , GrowMap Anti-Spambot Plugin, is a WordPress plugin that takes a different approach to spam filtering than Akismet does, which is the anti-spam plugin used by most WordPress bloggers. Instead of analyzing the content of each comment as well as having a giant database with information about which URL’s, IP’s etc. to mark as […]

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iTunes Ping reaches 1 million users in 2 days

September 6, 2010
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Apple introduced Ping as part of iTunes 10 on September 1st, explaining how Ping is a social media network that’s all about music. You can follow updates from both your friends and from your favorite music artists and keep up-to-date with more than 17,000 concert listings. According to Apple, 1/3 of the users who downloaded […]

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Half Of All Mail Recipients Opens/Read SPAM Mails

March 27, 2010
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A new study conducted by Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG) shows a clear reason why we receive so much SPAM mail: Because SPAM works! Over 80% of the users asked during the study, are aware of “malware” and “botnet”, still, almost half of the 80% has opened up such an e-mail at some point and […]

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Comment Spam, She’s Back: Dr. Ann Voisin From Linda Christas College

March 6, 2010
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A few days ago I wrote about the first comment spam that I received from this Dr. Ann Voisin person, a message that is most likely automated and simply abusing the name of the real Dr. Ann Voisin from Linda Christas College. Click here to read that post: Akismet Blocking Your Blog? No Way, Just a SPAM Trick!

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Akismet Blocking Your Blog? No Way, Just a SPAM Trick!

March 1, 2010
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I already did one post on SPAM today (read it here: Bloody Sexual Twitter DM’s. Go Away!), so I might as well continue in that track with another SPAM related post for WordPress. As a blogger, getting SPAM comments is to be expected and it happens every day for most blogs, several times a day […]

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Bloody Sexual Twitter DM’s. Go Away!

March 1, 2010
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The micro-blogging social network, Twitter, recently reached 50 million daily tweets, so it’s safe to say that Twitter is getting more and more popular as time goes by. Just like anything else popular, some people will try to exploit for. For Twitter, it’s often spammers. For instance, I follow many Twitter users because of TweetAdder […]

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A SPAM Mail That Kept It’s Promise And Paid $10,000

January 31, 2010
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Well, well, well, what do you know… sometimes a SPAM mail will actually hold it’s promise and deliver on it. A company sent out such a SPAM mail before Christmas, wanting to give $10,000 away for free to the first person who replied with their personal details (bank info etc., also). Out of hundreds of […]

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Symantec: Denmark Most Spammed Country

November 2, 2009
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A new report from Symantec/MessageLabs reveals that 95.6% of all e-mails sent to a Danish recipient, is spam. In the US it increased to 91.8%, Canada to 91.2% and 91.7% in the UK. The global average for Q3 2009 was 88.1% compared with 81% for Q3 2008. There’s many seasonal spam mails nowadays, taking advantage […]

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Why “Comment Reply Notification” Is A Must Have Plugin For Your Blog – Otherwise…

October 20, 2009
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… you could be missing out on some sweet commenting action! Allow me to explain: When it comes to WordPress, there’s usually three kinds of bloggers (more or less): Those with a pretty standard WordPress installation and no “subscribe to comments”-plugin whatsoever. Those with some 3rd party comment-system like Disqus or similar, that handles it […]

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TDC Warns Against Phishing

August 4, 2009

Former telecom monopoly in Denmark, TDC, says in its latest press release that phishing e-mails are increasing. A phishing-mail is an e-mail with the sole purpose of trying to fish personal information from you, like username and password to an e-mail account, bank account, etc. It might also cut straight to the point and try […]

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Get Rich Schemes – How To Avoid Internet Scams & Phishing

July 17, 2009
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In his “Atlantic City”-song, Bruce Springsteen sings: Now I been lookin’ for a job but it’s hard to find Down here it’s just winners and losers and don’t get caught on the wrong side of that line Well I’m tired of comin’ out on the losin’ end So honey last night I met this guy […]

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10 Unknown Tech Heroes That You Would Not Have Been Without

July 13, 2009
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You know the names Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and other celebrities in the IT industry. None of these IT-celebrities would be making a name if it were not for a bunch of rather unknown tech heroes who made the really big discoveries. Swedish PC World has compiled a list of the ten largest technology heroes […]

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