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[429/441] S&S

I am NOT creating a new candy or any sort of combination in that sense, although it might be interesting to see what knock-off M&Ms would look like… or taste like. 714 more words


Is this the ultimate spam fail?

We’re not sure whether we’re supposed to laugh at cybercrime, because that would mean we’re deriving delight from crookery.

But sometimes you just have to smile at the antics of would-be cybercriminals. 462 more words


What is that stuff?

Every now and then my husband and I (ooh hark at me sounding like the Queen) take ourselves off for a ‘date lunch’.  We like food, and it is good to spend a bit of quality time together now and then, so we find ourselves somewhere nice to go and pig out (it may be a date lunch, but we don’t stand on ceremony… well, we’ve been together for over thirty years now so we should just about be used to each other’s sloppy eating habits).   652 more words


Online Threat: Replying to Spam Email

You could have the best spam email filtering in the world and occasionally, some junk mail goes through. Under the CAN-SPAM Act, businesses are required to provide an unsubscribe link on ALL commercial email. 622 more words

Computing Security

Detecting spamming with compromised passwords

Spamming with compromised email accounts became very popular.
At the beginning it was easy to detect such event, because spammers using stolen SMTP passwords usually flooded the server with spam. 267 more words


good news - it seems the glitch has been fixed and I can now leave comments again!

If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself. — Albert Einstein

so no – I can’t tell you what was wrong cos it wasn’t really explained to me, but it seems that the spam collector ‘askimet’ had identified me as spam, and was stashing away all my comments in his little home, the spam folder, of all the blogs I have commented on – for maybe three weeks????

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