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Spammers Must Pay $500K After Using Hacked Emails To Push Diet Pills

Last summer, federal regulators charged the operators of an alleged spam scam of hijacking hacked email accounts to spread the word about a slew of unproven weight-loss products. 382 more words

Crime & Fraud

Spammergate: The Fall of an Empire (MacKeeper)

MacKeeper: Spammergate: The Fall of an Empire. “Today we release details on the innerworkings of a massive, illegal spam operation. The situation presents a tangible threat to online privacy and security as it involves a database of 1.4 billion email accounts combined with real names, user IP addresses, and often physical address. 12 more words

Security & Legal Issues

The day I started hearing Simon Cowell in my head...

It took me a very long time to understand the purpose of this email. Actually, I still don’t get it.

However, every time I read it, I hear Simon Cowell’s quote — “It was a little bit like a Chihuahua trying to be a tiger.” 6 more words

This has got to stop

The best bloggers and marketers on the planet have broached this topic many times. I have talked about it at length as well.

Stop purchasing likes and followers for your social media accounts. 31 more words

Really?? More spam

I really appreciate how WordPress keeps out most of the spam mail that would constantly bombard our blogs if it weren’t for Akismet. There are a few that get put into my spam folder – for me to verify, I suppose. 217 more words

Miscellanea

A Word to the Not-So-Wise

I’ve been so busy with the new puppy that I simply haven’t had the time to respond to all the wonderful comments on my posts. 802 more words

That's Life

cordeliasmom2012 reblogged this on Cordelia's Mom, Still and commented:

Askimet has blocked over 72,000 spam comments to my blog so far. Maybe I should let them through so that I could create more Snarks 'R Us posts like this one. Spam-Bam was a great series, wasn't it, and I managed to keep it going for almost two years - but it seems that these days even the spammers have forsaken me. Oh well. Re-blogs are better than no blogs, right?

The Little Things

I don’t use my email accounts nearly as much as I used to. The parsley of communication now filters through social media accounts. When I log in for business and the more formal stuff, there tends to pile up the more SPAMMISH letters. 256 more words