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2011-06-20 08:30:00

SEATTLE, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WatchGuard® Technologies, a global leader of business security solutions, today released a new software update to its extensible content security (XCS) family of web and messaging security appliances. This software release allows businesses to take advantage of new, easy to use data loss prevention (DLP) features, superior content and policy controls for accelerating web traffic, and cutting-edge spam and phishing prevention...

2011-06-16 13:49:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the value of one person's effort to generate positive change in the messaging industry, the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group presented its first annual MAAWG Mary Litynski Award to Neil Schwartzman at its 22nd general meeting on June 8 in San Francisco. The award acknowledged Schwartzman's extensive volunteer efforts working against spam for the last twenty years, and the presentation can be viewed on the MAAWG YouTube channel at...

2011-06-02 00:00:31

The new manual, Bars & Nightclubs: Email Marketing to the Party Crowd, covers everything from long-term marketing goals to CAN SPAM regulations to bringing in new subscribers. Los Alamitos, CA (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 Benchmark Email, an award-winning, global email marketing company, has published a new manual to help bar and nightclub employees successfully promote special events, theme nights and general business with email marketing. The free manual, titled "Bars & Nightclubs:...

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2011-05-21 06:45:00

Computer scientists have found a "choke point" that could greatly reduce the flow of spam email. Scientists at two University of California campuses set out for three months to receive all the spam they could, then systematically make purchases from the Web sites advertised in the messages. They found that just three financial companies handled 95 percent of the credit card transactions for the spam-advertised drugs and herbal remedies they bought. The scientists looked at nearly a billion...

2011-05-20 00:00:29

"¢ 107 million spam emails received by UK homes each day or over 1,000 every second "“ up 30% from 82 million in 2007 "¢ Spamdemic spreads to mobiles "“ 4 million unsolicited text messages received every day "“ up 300% from 1 million in 2007 "¢ Just 8 out of 10 (79%) broadbanders have a spam filter, potentially leaving nearly 4 million (21%) completely exposed to email spam attacks "¢ 1.6 million Brits (8%) deal with unsolicited emails incorrectly,...

2011-05-20 00:00:29

Mimecast, a leading supplier of cloud-based email security, continuity and archiving, has released research revealing that IT teams are still struggling to protect their businesses from spam email and viruses. (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Spam and virus protection are top email management priorities among businesses. Mimecast, a leading supplier of cloud-based email security, continuity and archiving, has released research revealing that IT teams are still struggling to protect their businesses...

2011-05-17 00:00:28

Zabasearch.com Seeks to Help Generous Donors Ensure Aid Donations End up in the Right Hands Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) May 15, 2011 Zabasearch.com, a leading resource in reverse phone look-up and public records, hopes to educate donors who wish to send relief funds to victims of the recent tornadoes. Unfortunately disasters and tragedies encourage scammers to take advantage of those with kind intentions, and use criminal activity to embezzle funds. Those considering a charitable donation of any...

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2011-05-12 09:25:00

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting consumers with "marketing-like" approaches, according to the security intelligence report released by Microsoft. As the general public becomes more aware of cybercrime, cybercriminals have gotten more sophisticated and continue to evolve their attack methods. Microsoft's latest report found that attacks were being run like marketing campaigns with fake product promotions, especially during events that generate a lot of media attention. A...

2011-05-12 00:00:45

For the fourth time in a row, OnlyMyEmail's MX-Defender stopped more spam than any of the other 19 competitors, missing only 2 spam messages out of 72,008 for a record spam filtering capture rate of 99.9972%. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 The results from OnlyMyEmail's fourth participation in the Virus Bulletin VBSpam Challenge have been released. For the fourth time in a row, OnlyMyEmail's MX-Defender stopped more spam than any of the other 19 competitors, missing only 2 spam messages...

2011-05-10 09:17:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For MspPortal.net, a large master distribution agreement with EdgeWave Email Security Solutions (powered by Red Condor), makes it easy for Internet Service Providers, Resellers and VARs to provide white-label hosted anti-spam services to their customers. One of the first large Managed Security Providers to offer Red Condor's email security services, MspPortal.net currently supports thousands of customers across the country with 10 to 10,000...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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