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Image via Flickr user arnold | inuyaki Will we ever be able to comprehensively rid ourselves of spam?  When you consider that 78.7% of all email in February of this year was spam, the outlook isn’t so promising.

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When you’re in the business of directing people to websites, not taking them to sites riddled with harmful malware is a priority.  As the world’s most popular search engine, and with a very important reputation at stake, Google is focusing … Continue reading

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With great popularity comes great exploitation. Facebook has become its own universe, complete with web-based “email,” advertising, picture albums and now you can even book a flight from the social networking platform. But, with the rise of this interactive technology … Continue reading

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We are all familiar with the stereotypical spam emails containing temptations along the lines of “Someone has a crush on you!” or “80% Discount on Viagra,” but how many of us would seriously ponder clicking on an included link? It’s … Continue reading

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Spammers have found a way to circumvent spam filters – by replicating Gmail address templates. As a result, Gmail.com has become the most abused domain name. According to an article on NetworkWorld, only one percent of Gmail spam emails are … Continue reading

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The effort to reduce our carbon footprint – the measurement of the amount of harmful greenhouse gases released by a person or corporation – is an issue that is becoming all the more important as global energy consumption levels continue … Continue reading

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Social networks are attractive forums for cybercriminals looking to spread their scams and malware. Fortunately, one leading social networking site has found a way to combat these aggravating and harmful attacks. Twitter recently announced that it has reduced spam to … Continue reading

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The folks at spamhouse.org have done a commendable job over the years trying to make the internet a better place for everyone. They provide interesting weekly statistics and information on the world’s worst Spam Kings and sources of spam in … Continue reading

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