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NSA Gleans Global Contacts, Addresses Via Help Of Internet Companies
2013-10-15 08:54:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The National Security Agency (NSA) has been collecting contact lists and “buddy lists” of Internet users from across the globe with help from email and web chat companies such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Yahoo. The system that pulls this data to create larger networks of people all over the world is so effective that in some cases it needed to be stopped so as not to overload its servers. The Washington Post has reported...

2013-10-10 23:20:20

Offering ISPs, ESPs, EDM platforms and SaaS service providers an automated vetting system to fight spam, phishing and bots from harming their network and minimize potential disruption to services as a result of Bad Actors breaching systems and hijacking legitimate accounts. Saratoga Springs, New York (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 E-HAWK (http://e-hawk.net/) today announces the first full release of their client reputation vetting service for ISP’s, ESP’s and other SaaS based EDM providers....

FTC Cracks Down SMS Spamming
2013-09-18 09:12:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In March the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said it was “Game Over” for big time SMS spammers. Several months later they’ve settled charges with one group responsible for sending millions of spammy text messages. Rentbro, a Florida-based company, agreed to turn over what remaining assets it had left as well as pay back an additional $377,321 that the company collected while it was in operation. While in business, Rentbro sent...

2013-09-16 23:24:31

Following an article published by Mashable, Internet marketing company fishbat comments on a new exclusive Twitter feature available only to verified users. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Internet marketing company fishbat responds to an article published by Mashable, which details a new Twitter feature available to verified users. According to a September 13th article published by Mashable titled, “Exclusive Feature for Verified Users,” Twitter recently announced a new...

2013-09-11 23:04:52

Flexible Deployments, Easy Configurability and Affordability Give Customers a Great Option for Solid Inbound and Outbound Email Security Campbell, Calif. (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of security and storage solutions, today announced it earned a five-star rating in SC Magazine’s 2013 Email Security and Content Management Group Test for its Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall. SC Magazine reviewed eight enterprise-class solutions as part of this...

2013-09-09 23:23:30

As phishing scams and spam messages continue to capitalize on the “spoofing” technique to fake their sender information, Scambook has noticed the increased need to warn consumers about how to avoid such schemes. Spoofed emails can lead to computer viruses or even more serious threats such as identity theft. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 As phishing scams and spam messages continue to capitalize on the “spoofing” technique to fake their sender information, Scambook has...

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