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Bless the Subject Field

Kyle Jarrard | Posted 04.01.2013 | Technology
Kyle Jarrard

I believe the empty subject field is a product of either haste or laziness, or both.

What To Know About Hurricane Scams

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 10.30.2012 | Money

Beware, East Coast residents: Some of the people offering to help you clean up the superstorm's debris may actually be scam artists looking to clean y...

How Spam May Be Worse Than Car Pollution

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.16.2012 | Technology

Toward the top of my spam folder, I have messages asking if I'd like to lose weight fast, if I'd like to make an extra $10,000 this week, or if I'd li...

Is Spam A Threat To Your Business?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 04.12.2012 | Small Business

Is spam a fact of your daily life? You're not alone. A survey of small and midsize companies by GFI Software found the spam problem isn't going away. ...

Berkeley Computer Scientists Fight the War Against Spam

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Technology
Harmon Leon

To sell $100 worth of Viagra, a spam provider needed to send 12.5 million messages. How do we know this is true? A team of computer scientists at the University of California-Berkeley have taken it upon themselves to study spam.

For the Love of Viagra Spam and the 419 Email Scam

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Technology
Harmon Leon

Instead of receiving a spam email from an ambiguous prince who urgently needs the help of a complete stranger, this scam claims to be from a desperate friend trapped in a strange foreign hotel.

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....

Alan Ralsky: Spammer Gets 4 years in stock fraud scheme

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

DETROIT — A federal judge has sentenced a suburban Detroit man described as one of the world's most prolific senders of spam e-mail to more than fou...