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SEOs Backtrack from Comment Spamming

One of the oldest and easiest ways to rank on Google was to just hit blogs that are related to your niche. You just put up a link in the form of your name, you use your keyword as your name and link it to the target webpage. This was very effective if the blog […]

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Twitter’s Spam Arms Race

Twitter initially ruled out an anti-spam filter with the help of research team from George Mason University and UC Berkeley. The filter works so well that Twitter was able to block 95% of spams sent from bogus accounts. Well, maybe Twitter was patting itself on the back too early because two weeks later the success […]

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Twitter’s Battle with Spam

If you think about it, you’re probably not going to make much money with Twitter if you just set up a twitter account and you just post links. In other words, you’re just spamming. You would be just be talking to avoid if you have no followers. You just basically wasting your time. You have […]

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Getting Less Email Spam? Thank Google

If you’re getting less email spam nowadays, you have to give Google a big thumbs up. While there are lots of initiatives currently on their way on social media to crack down on fake news links and fake sites, being promoted on social network sites, a lot of the big progress in cutting down on […]

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How to Spot and Prevent Being Fooled by Email Spam and Malware Attacks

What happens when you mix the direct personal connection of email with the sneaky propagation tactics of spyware? An explosive spread in trojan horse infections and compromised global network security. Malware and spyware authors have successfully piggybacked on spam mail methods to spread their annoying and costly payload. This resource describes how spammed security threats […]

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Spam’s threat to American businesses continues to grow

In a recent poll conducted by GFI Software, slightly less than half of American business enterprises suffered data-hacks due to junk email. On the other side of the coide, the majority of those polled reported that their email systems’ anti-spam filters were effective, albeit marginally. In terms of specific percentages, the poll indicates that 40% […]

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Bogus BBB emails lure users to virus site

Spammers have hijacked the Better Business Bureau’s (BBB) well-respected name to spread a dangerous virus among Charlotte, North Carolina businesses. The BBB reported that the email has spread throughout the region and any computer user should beware. The consumer protection organization has put the email virus threat as its website’s top alert. The BBB’s Tom […]

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