[Stats] 1 Million Spam Pages Created Every Hour on Internet!

A couple of months ago we reviewed Blekko which is new yet rising search service. Blekko was launched on 8th November 2010, and quickly there were comparisons with Google. This at a time when Google is seeing a dip in its search traffic thanks to some inroads being made by Bing and Twitter search. Another worry that […]

Twitter Scrutinize Links to Prevent Malware

Since few months Twitter users are facing problem of spamming through direct messages on their Twitter accounts. The direct messages contain links to unwanted websites and spreading malware and phishing. The main reason for quick spread is because the link is shortened and as soon as user clicks on the link, it directs them to […]

6 Anti-Spam Plugins for WordPress

Spam is a thing which every high-traffic (even some medium or low-traffic) blogs, forums, websites etc. have to face. In this post, we will discuss some of the best plugins for WordPress which can deal with spam. No, not those based on Captchas or making your users solve math problems, rather we will discuss on some of the new and innovative plugins which work differently, but do the same thing, that of taking out the spam from your blog.

Interscan Messaging Hosted Security from Trend Micro

With no doubt Trend Micro is one of the best software to fight with spam, viruses, spy-ware, phishing and other email threats before they enters into the network. There are lots of product form Trend Micro, the product today I am talking about is their new product known as “Interscan Messaging Hosted Security”. Trend Micro’s […]

Recognizing Spam Twitterers and Reporting them to Twitter Team

This post may look bit irrelevant to you, but recently some tips came to my mind to identify a spam twitterer which I thought to pen down for you all 🙂 . It may be useful for you if you are new to Twitter and decide following back your followers. Who is Spam Twitterer? Twitter […]

VIPRE Antivirus: Powerful Virus Protection

There are lots of anti virus software which are available in premium as well as freeware version. Among them, I came across the new launched anti virus software VIPRE Antivirus Software, which give you powerful protection from viruses. The software is able to score 5 star rating at download.com. VIPRE antivirus is available for 30 […]

Email Security – How Aware Are You?

The Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG) surveyed consumer emailing behavior and security awareness amongst them and found out that almost a third of consumers accepted to responding to an email they suspected to be spam. Alarmingly, about 80 % of users doubted their computers were at risk of being infected with a “bot,” – a […]

Language of Spam – Templates and Translations for Multilingual Attacks

According to MessageLabs Intelligence report for July, there has been a spike in the spam levels in countries where English is not the primary language. Spammers are becoming multi-lingual by using automated translation services to enable multiple language spam runs. They are targeting countries correctly rather than sending spam to all countries English language.

How to keep genuine e-mails out of the Junk Folder in Outlook?

Have you ever experienced the inconvenience of important e-mails being redirected to your Junk folder? It is true that we all keep receiving a number of spam e-mails everyday and our Spam filters remain busy through out segregating the genuine e-mails from the “not so genuine”. However, there are times when an important e-mail can […]