Browsing All posts tagged under »spam« – Protecting your email address from spam

February 26, 2010


There is a new service called It is a beta service that allows people to convert their email address into a short, safe link. You can put that link on websites, forums, twitter, etc. So instead of posting your email address and giving spammers access to your email address, you put up this link to allow […]

Scan the Junk Folder in Gmail for any Important Emails

November 18, 2009


From Digital Inspiration: They gives some tips on how to scan your GMail spam folder for misdirected messages. I don’t really have any issues with it. But I tried searching for in:spam to:me “yourname” and it did not find anything. GMail seems to be better than other web-based email in detecting spam.

Do not fall for World of Warcraft email spam

September 26, 2009


This is interesting because I have never received an spam email about World of Warcraft. It makes me curious about how often this work. In my inbox, I received this: If you substitute Blizzard Entertainment for Visa or Bank of America, people would automatically assume this was a classic phishing email. That is what the […]

Twitter spam on the rise

September 24, 2009


Jew News appeared to be one of the first to report a new Twitter worm that is sent through Direct Messages. The story was picked up by Mashable and CNET. Mashable reports that Twitter is aware of the issue and: This is not the first worm to hit Twitter, but this one is especially dangerous […]