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Big email companies and online bankers fight phishing

Jan 30, 2012
Tech companies Google, Yahoo, Microsoft are teaming up with financial institutions to launch a project to stem the tide of email phishing or malicious spam offers flooding inboxes and destroying trust in email.
Posted In: spam, email

Oh whither the postal service

Sep 6, 2011
The USPS says it will default on loans if the government doesn't step in by the end of the month. Turns out this whole "electric mail", also known...
Posted In: email, usps

Pew: Everything is about as you expect it would be

Aug 9, 2011
New report from Pew Internet and American Life Project says that the most popular activities online are (drum roll please) search and email!...
Posted In: email, pew pew, search

Yahoo! is reading your emails and still forcing me to type that stupid exclamation point at the end of its name*

Jul 11, 2011
Yahoo! is drawing the ire of a consumer lobby group called Which? (you'd think the two companies would get along given their shared penchant for...
Posted In: advertising, email, Gmail, Google, Yahoo

Times and WaPo crowdsource Palin emails

Jun 10, 2011
The State of Alaska is releasing some 25,000 pages of emails today from the abbreviated gubernatorial career of Sarah Palin. That's a lot of pages....
Posted In: crowdsourcing, email, New York Times, palin, washington post

Ceglia goes down in flames

Jun 3, 2011
Paul Ceglia, the New York fuel pellet salesman who claims to have a legal right to 50% of Facebook, is getting creamed by Facebook lawyers. As you...
Posted In: email, Facebook, zuckerberg

Leahy introduces digital protection bill

May 24, 2011
Senator Pat Leahy (D-VT) has introduced a bill that would require law enforcement authorities to obtain a warrant before searching someone's email...
Posted In: cloud, email, Law, leahy, privacy

Epsilon breach keeps growing

Apr 5, 2011
Yesterday, we (and lots of news sources) talked about the massive hack that took place at Epsilon. It's a company that handles email communications...
Posted In: Best Buy, email, epsilon, privacy, security

Wallpaper your house with spam

Feb 23, 2011
For some reason, a new company is offering wallpaper patterns that feature frequently used lines from spam emails. Nigerian princes, prescription...
Posted In: email, Entertainment, social media, spam, wallpaper

Fake Nigerian princes aren't all bad, maybe they're just bored

Jan 25, 2011
That's what Nigerian internet entrepreneur Oo Nwoye is saying in a recent blog post. She says the people trying to pull those email scams are not...
Posted In: business, email, scams, security, world

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