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MaskMe Protects Online Privacy
2013-07-23 11:18:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Privacy-based vendor Abine unveiled a new tool on Monday that might help users keep from having their personal information so easily revealed online. MaskeMe is a browser extension and mobile app that promises to give users added privacy-protection via disposable email addresses, phone numbers and even credit card numbers. "Until now, you haven't had much of a choice in whether you give out your real personal info online....

2013-07-18 23:22:30

Database marketing services provider Email Outbound last week unveiled “Clean Trap List,” a database that contains about 300 million email addresses to which marketers should not attempt to send email. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 “The database consists of spam-traps, hard bounces, bad syntax, and known complainers – a total of 13 different negative or bad email data categories,” according to a release published by Tampa-based Email Outbound. The service is an internal...

2013-07-16 23:24:07

Quirky new app helps fight spam with random acts of kindness. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 A newly launched app is generating a lot of emails, but recipients and ISPs aren't complaining. Random Acts of Email, a quirky app that helps users randomly select a recipient and then generate a thoughtful message, has already helped thousands share memories and express themselves to love ones. "I've always felt that e-mail gets a bad rap," says Art Harrison, creator of...

2013-07-15 23:19:33

With McAfee releasing its report on Operation Troy and the Dark Seoul cyber attacks last week, the spotlight once again falls on the spear phishing threats businesses face every day. Global Digital Forensics founder and CEO/CTO, Joe Caruso, talks about the mechanics of a spear phishing campaign and some steps that can be taken to combat the threat. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 McAfee released a report last week called Dissecting Operation Troy: Cyberespionage in South Korea, and it...

2013-07-09 23:25:29

The new service monetizes social networking with members offering bounties to get connected with the people they want to meet. Those who make introductions earn cash rewards and members can also profit by selling their knowledge, advice, expertise and experiences. London, England (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Directly.me, the social network and search engine that pays members for connecting others with their contacts, is now live and available worldwide after a successful invite-only trial...

Instagram Goes Bananas: Fruit-Themed Spam Attack Hits Photo-Sharing Network
2013-06-30 08:14:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online As far as spam attacks go, this one certainly wins points for creativity: Instagram was targeted Saturday by cyberattackers who flooded the photo-sharing network with pictures of fruit. Those images were accompanied by a link to a marketing page for a new diet regimen centered around -- you guessed it -- eating fruit, according to CNET's Edward Moyer. The URL led users to a fake BBC News webpage touting the weight loss...

2013-06-20 23:27:00

EmailSherlock has become a complete solution for victims of spam or email scams, offering a full site and mobile apps to discover more information about an email address. The owner´s identity, the validity of an address and even any social network profiles associated with the address are provided to iPhone and Android users on the go. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 EmailSherlock.com is the leading provider of information connected to virtually any email address that users may be...


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drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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