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How to Change Your E-mail Address Without Losing Your Mind

Jeff Fox | Posted 01.13.2015 | Technology
Jeff Fox

"Change my e-mail address? No problem," said no one ever. Why the reluctance to take on what can be an important chore?

How One Simple Mistake Turned Me Into a Spam Magnet

Jeff Fox | Posted 11.29.2014 | Technology
Jeff Fox

When you waste my time trying to sell me all kinds of crap or, worse, sucker me into wrecking the security of my computer or bank account, I'm going to do everything in my power to avoid you. And I have.

Enchanting Portraits Inspired By Spam Mail And The People Who Send Them

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.15.2014 | Arts

Though we'd never really thought of it before, the process of creating the perfect spam email truly is an art. The junk messages arrive in your Inbox,...

Email Deliverability: Design Won't Matter if It Isn't Delivered

John Fox | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
John Fox

Your email newsletter templates are meticulously crafted, down to the last color and font, for maximum visual appeal. As for what happens between "send" and "receipt" is a technical detail -- something that happens automagically in a swift, direct line from you to your recipients... right?

Sasha Belenky

These Must-Read Articles Will Make You Miss The '90s

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Belenky | Posted 09.13.2013 | Media

1. "The X-Files," Like The Black Cat, Is Now 20 Years Old Nostalgia for the 1990s, that decade of pre-9/11 innocence, funky clothes and slow di...

A Very Serious Business Proposition for You

Blake Henderson | Posted 03.11.2013 | Comedy
Blake Henderson

Want fun time at little to ZERO COST???? Click here and find out what separates the men from the boys. Your conquests won't know what hit them.

I Am Liking Your Spam a Lot

John Malik | Posted 02.17.2013 | Comedy
John Malik

A short story inspired by all the broken-English Spam that my blog has received over the last few months.

How My 81-Year-Old Mother Ended Up Promoting Viagra

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 07.03.2012 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

I suddenly thought that maybe this was my mother crying out for help. Maybe she's selling Viagra on the side, living undercover in Madrid, or trying to set up an adoption. The other reality might be one of the scariest things that can happen to tech-savvy elderly parents: getting hijacked on their computers.

Don't Click That! Hackers' New Methods

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 08.01.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — Remember all those phony emails that purport to be from your bank, asking you to click on a link and turn over your account inform...

Top 9 Spam-Sending Countries

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.24.2012 | Technology

Receiving spam is never fun. Not only does it clog email inboxes, but it's also an easy way for cybercriminals to plant malware on your computer or tr...

Beware of Identity Foist

Steven Clifford | Posted 06.23.2012 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

Reading a warning about identity theft, I had an epiphany: I could foist my identity on an unsuspecting cyber criminal. Perhaps Boris in Odessa. This way I could avoid the legal fees of personal bankruptcy. My mother's maiden name is Connell.

California Man Quits Job, Makes Living Suing Email Spammers

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Daniel Balsam hates spam. Most everybody does, of course. But he has acted on his hate as few have, going far beyond simply hitt...

Europe Overtakes Asia As Top Email Spammer

Yahoo! News | 2 Hrs 35 Mins Ago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Europe has overtaken Asia as the biggest source of email spam worldwide with Britain a major culprit, a report said Thursday....

Thanks to Spam, It's Not Junk Mail Anymore

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Sarah O'Leary

If you want to reach your consumers in the internet age, tell the youngsters in the office that you're kickin' it old school with USPS.

Top 10 Most Spammed States

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Idaho is already famous for its spuds but, computer security experts say, it also abounds in something else: Spam. Idaho is the most spammed state...

How To Spam-Proof Your Cell Phone, Inbox

ABC News | KIM KOMANDO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Spam is the bane of computer users everywhere, accounting for more than 90 percent of e-mail. And, now, cell phones are getting spam....

No Spam Filter? You've Got a Bigger Carbon Footprint

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

75 percent of this wasted energy is by us, the end user--consumed during all that time it takes us to delete the unsolicited junk. Therefore, having a smart spam filter is not only necessary for our sanity, it also has the global equivalent of taking 2.3 million cars of the road.

Money for You

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Gregory

"Dear Mr Tomm Gregorry: My name is Minister Wa Cohvia C.T. Bank. I am a very wealthy financiall institution in the country of America."

Gmail Spam Doubles

InfoWorld | Jeremy Kirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Spam originating from Google's Gmail domain doubled last month, indicating that spammers are still defeating the CAPTCHA , the distorted text used as ...

Spam Dominates 95 Percent Of All Email Sent

New York Post | Brian Garrity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Just as everyone always suspected, most of their e-mails are nothing but spam. Junk e-mail from ads for everything from discount pills to penny stock...