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2014-07-03 08:25:08

LONDON, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The percentage of spam [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792339/Spam_in_May_2014 ] in email traffic in May averaged 69.8 per cent - 1.3 percentage points less than the previous month. May saw numerous mass mailings for schools and colleges offering distance learning; other spam mailings were more straightforward, simply inviting users to buy a qualification. All that was required was a donation to a church that would then...

2014-06-27 23:02:23

Social123, a leading provider of data cleansing, email validation and lead generation solutions for marketers, announced today the launch of a new data service aimed at helping businesses, organizations and non-profits comply with the strict Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Social123, a leading provider of data cleansing, email validation and lead generation solutions for marketers, announced today the launch of a new data service aimed at helping...

2014-06-25 23:03:50

Canada's anti-spam law (CASL) kicks in next week, affecting businesses around the globe. MailRinser.com, an online compliance solution, facilitates Canadian email address removal from mailing lists. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 As of July 1 2014, Canada's anti-spam law (CASL) kicks into gear. This sweeping new law carries severe penalties for non-compliance and will affect most businesses in Canada, as well as those beyond its borders. Since most businesses today send commercial...

2014-06-24 23:06:04

Eliminating Spam Will Resolve a Multi-Billion Dollar Dilemma for All Enterprises Across North America Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Boca Raton, Florida – June 24, 2014 – Applied Innovations, a trusted Cloud and Dedicated Windows hosting provider with over 35,000 domains and 10,000 customers, introduces Awesome Antispam. This cloud-based e-mail protection product, designed for companies of all sizes, effectively eliminates spam, prevents phishing and blocks e-mail viruses. For...

2014-06-17 23:15:04

Commercial Email Content Requirements and CASL - What Every Business Communicating With Canadians Needs to Know by Andrew Aguilar and Ryan J. Black. North Vancouver, B.C., Canada (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Specialty Technical Publishers, premier North American publisher of audit, compliance and risk solutions, today announced the release of a complimentary eBook for all companies, domestic and international, who communicate by email with their contacts in Canada. In just two weeks, on July 1...

Email Invites From LinkedIn Criticized As Spam, Lawsuit Filed
2014-06-13 13:45:33

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Chances are we've all gotten one of those emails that says, "I'd like to add you to my professional network" from a friend, colleague or perhaps even a total stranger. These emails from "professional network" LinkedIn have become prevalent; but instead of being a helpful way to build connections, some users have argued the tactics used have blurred the line of spam. Some users have sued the company over its aggressive marketing...

2014-06-06 23:09:19

Email marketers must adhere to new regulations when emailing to anyone in Canada. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 JangoMail, (http://www.jangomail.com), a leading email service provider, posted a blog article this week summarizing the new Canadian Anti-Spam Law also known as CASL, pronounced “castle.” CASL will go into effect on July 1, 2014 and will impact email marketers around the country who send campaigns to any recipient located in Canada. In an effort to protect...

2014-06-05 23:13:58

Dr. Laura Schlessinger encourages parents to take an active role in protecting their kids from online dangers by using KidsEmail.org. The email service allows parents to manage their child’s email communications and effectively guard them against cyberbullying, predators, vulgarity, spam, and other Internet dangers. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Recognizing the difficulty parents face with protecting their kids from cyberbullying, predators, vulgarity, spam, pornography, and other Internet...

2014-06-04 23:07:53

Reputation Management proactively improves sender reputation. Manchester, NH (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Dyn, the worldwide leader in Internet performance, announced today the release of a new Message Management service: Reputation Management, which proactively improves and protects a brand’s sender reputation leveraging Dyn’s industry-leading expertise and tools. Adding this to Dyn's Email Delivery product helps increase inbox placement and drives user engagement for Dyn’s...

2014-05-29 08:37:12

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Malicious attachments in April came disguised [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792336/Spam_in_April_2014 ] as e-greetings and notifications about faxes. In the case of the former, alleged Easter greetings turned out to be the Fareit.aonw Trojan with fairly limited functionality: it didn't try to steal any passwords, but did download and launch a far more dangerous Zbot Trojan-Spy designed to attack servers and steal personal data....


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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