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2014-05-09 16:27:06

Firm Calls on New FCC Chairman to Put an End to Political Text Message Spam WASHINGTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Revolution Messaging, the political industry leader in calling for a crackdown on text and mobile spammers, applauded the FCC for hitting GOP spammers with a $2.9 million fine this week. The watchdog firm called on the new FCC chairman to clarify and strictly enforce anti-spam laws to protect American consumers from political text message spam once and for all....

2014-05-08 23:10:42

New technology uses behavior to stop spam bots, eliminates the need for those illegible Captcha codes no one likes. Luxembourg City, Luxembourg (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Internet security start-up Oxford Biochronometrics launched its new product today, NoMoreCaptchas, which uses behavior to filter out bots that attack websites and allows only humans through the door. Available for download at http://www.nomorecaptchas.com and the WordPress Plugin Store, their new technology eliminates the need...

2014-05-08 08:38:49

MCLEAN, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CYREN (NASDAQ: CYRN), a leading provider of cloud-based security solutions, today announced it signed a distribution agreement with TTAsia, a leading online messaging reputation and security services provider headquartered in Hong Kong. TTAsia will incorporate the cloud-based CYREN WebSecurity service and CYREN Embedded Anti-Virus technology into its Sentry Email Defense Service (EDS) offered throughout China. "Having served as a CYREN partner...

2014-05-08 04:23:06

LONDON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first quarter of 2014 spammers started imitating messages [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792334/Spam_in_Q1_2014 ] from mobile applications. They especially like the popular mobile messengers - WhatsApp, Viber and Google Hangouts. Notifications supposedly sent from these applications were used to spread both malware and harmless adverts. The rising popularity of mobile devices means that phishing attacks targeting Apple IDs...

2014-05-02 23:04:40

Companies partner to provide a holistic approach to reduce and prevent phishing attacks through improved automation and intelligence Pittsburgh, PA and New York, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Malcovery® Security, the leader in delivering actionable threat intelligence to neutralize email-based threats, and Return Path, the global leader in email intelligence, announced a partnership to deliver multi-layered brand protection to enterprises. The combined usage of the Malcovery and Return...

2014-04-28 23:09:28

In partnership with Fire Starter Videos, MOBIT unveils its cutting-edge mobile marketing software, officially debuting in April at #ICON14. This animated video shows business owners how MOBIT leverages the power of email marketing intelligence while increasing message open rates to 97%. Hollywood, California (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 According to recent data compiled by Advertising Age Magazine, the average open rate in email marketing continues to hover around 19.7%. With the lack of...

Facebook's News Feed Is About To Get A Lot Less 'Spammier'
2014-04-11 09:35:09

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook is putting on a new face on its News Feed, as the long-promised clean-up begins. On Thursday Facebook announced a three-prong plan to reduce News Feed spam by going after so-called “like-baiting” – a type of posting where users blatantly ask readers to like, comment, or even share a story. According to the social network many users consider these types of stories – where the poster asks for feedback – to be as much...

2014-04-09 23:24:07

Peter "webdoc" Martin, a known speaker in popular venues such as NADA, Digital Dealer, RVDA, Automotive Boot Camp, and Internet Sales 20 Group is now offering a web series for automotive dealers. Bradenton, FL (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Peter "webdoc" Martin, a known speaker in popular venues such as NADA, Digital Dealer, RVDA, Automotive Boot Camp, and Internet Sales 20 Group is now offering a web series for automotive dealers. These webinars will take place every month...

2014-04-08 23:33:39

WPI Communications offers dental e-mail marketing guide for pediatric dentists looking to build their practices. Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 To help pediatric dental practices build a solid e-mail list and increase revenue with e-mail marketing, WPI Communications, Inc., a newsletter marketing company, released a special report, “The Complete Guide to Building Your Pediatric Dental Practice with E-mail Marketing.” This guide provides tips for pediatric dentists looking to...

2014-03-25 23:22:07

modusGate recognized as solid option for Exchange security protection by J. Peter Bruzzese, an Exchange MVP. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 modusGate has been awarded the MSExchange.org Gold Award for providing an email security solution on enterprise Microsoft Exchange servers. A solution that is simplified streamlined and combines anti-spam, anti-phishing and anti-virus protection. J. Peter Bruzzese (Triple-MCSE, MCT, MCITP) an Exchange MVP, stated “I’ve increased my...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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