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2012-04-19 23:04:15

MyAjaxApp.com is pleased to introduce 2doMail.com - the first Ajax web service designed using their Ajax database-as-a-service. 2doMail is social Email setup like a to-do list; It is a refreshingly new approach to Email where it gives control to the account owner and turns Emails into a to-do list. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 The amount of work Email generates can be overwhelming. To process traditional email, one would need to start at the beginning of the inbox and simply work...

2012-04-10 23:00:47

Identity theft and phishing attacks top the list of scams for 2012 East Greenbush, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 09, 2012 As the deadline for tax filing draws near, the Center for Internet Security (CIS), a national not-for-profit focused on enhancing the security readiness and response of public and private sector entities, issued tips for protecting against cyber scammers and reminds users to remain vigilant to safeguard their information. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) cites identity theft as...

Twitter Files Lawsuit To Combat Spam
2012-04-06 09:58:09

As Twitter grows at a record pace, so does the threat of spam; and to combat this out-of-control problem, the social microblogging service filed a lawsuit Thursday morning against the biggest perpetrators of Twitter spam. Twitter has been fighting spammers tooth-and-nail for some time, and has beefed up its security to try and stop the offenders in their tracks. But the problem persists, and with Twitter´s exploding growth in popularity, its seems spam is growing as well. The...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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