Top Ten Tricks of the Spammer

The spammer’s most fervent hope is that you are ignorant of the tricks and tactics used to spam your inbox. Learning the spammer’s nefarious ways is your best protection against spam. Manipulating Text: This is one of the most commonly used spamming techniques. Spammers will manipulate the text in the Read more…

Understanding Spam

Anyone who has an email address needs no introduction to this pesky phenomenon of electronic communication. Spam is unwanted, unsolicited commercial email that is mailed in bulk to thousands, even millions of recipients simultaneously. Much of the confusion regarding spam comes from a lack of understanding the everyday email user Read more…

What is the Harm with Spam?

In the early days of the Internet, spam was little more than an irritating nuisance. However, like every other aspect of the Internet, spam has evolved to become something far more nefarious in nature. To understand just how big a problem spam has become, it will help to realize the Read more…

Phishing-101

Phishing is an email spam scam that is specifically used to commit identity theft. Its sole purpose is to scam you into divulging personal information, which they can use to perpetrate identity theft. This includes passwords, card numbers, birth dates, PINs and other vital personal data. The term came into Read more…

Protect your Kids from Spam

Spam is commercial email that is sent out in bulk to millions of people without their consent. It is may contain advertising messages for regular products and services but increasingly, it is email of an inappropriate, offensive or malicious nature. Today, many children have an email address that they use Read more…