Tax Evasion Scam Spreads, and Hackers Want Paid — or Else… Extortion emails have increased in popularity lately, starting with the massive sextortion campaign that began earlier this year. Now, a new extortion scam is underway that claims the victim’s computer was hacked. Then, upon being hacked, it was determined taxes were being hidden from the […]
We all get them, those annoying emails that tend to fill up our mailboxes that we don’t want, need or read. Here are five tips to help control those spam emails. Transitioning your email to Gmail. Gmail filters all emails as they come into your inbox. Outlook and Yahoo do this as well; however Gmail’s […]
Recent reports have indicated that the actors behind Dridex, originally a banking Trojan distributor, have switched tactics, and are now heavily pushing out a new ransomware called Locky. The current method of distribution is via a spam email, which contains a Word document. Additional reports have stated that it is being distributed via the Neutrino […]
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It has happened to all of us. You open your inbox to be deluged by junk. Instead of reading relevant email from business correspondents, good friends and family, your email has been sold to the highest bidder to see if you need a new mortgage or a new bounce in your sex life. Thanks to SPAM filters and the like, this intrusion to our email has been throttled back to a dull roar. At least it is manageable and not overly annoying.
Think about your email inbox for a moment (I know, it isn’t always the most fun thing to do) and what do you find in there?
Our engineers over at the AV Labs have spotted recently a deluge of spam about a “traffic ticket”
Do you feel like you’re slowly being buried under a pile of unread, unanswered email? Are you starting to run out of free storage space in your Gmail account? It’s time to go on an email diet and shed a few gigabytes…
By Steve Bass
There’s nothing you can do to prevent a third party from
exposing your e-mail address. But there’s a handy trick to
monitor if a company you’ve given an e-mail address to is
using it to spam you. And then block it so you’ll never
see it again.
By Bill Pytlovany
Last week a serious failure in storing names and Email occurred due to a security flaw by a company name Epsilon. This may be the largest failure in protecting names and Email in my lifetime. Epsilon is trying to downplay this failure by claiming it only lost 2% of its database
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