Category Archives: spam

Spammer could face 26 years in prison

Robert Soloway from Seattle was once consider the eighth largest spammer in the world, now he’s the first biggest loser. He has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of mail and electronic fraud. He also charged with operating a … Continue reading

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FTP viruses

F-secure has noticed a trend that more malware is being spread though FTP. As most can remember when viruses and other nasties were spread through email attachments, well that’s be fairly well defeated. Then came the drive-by-downloaders which use http … Continue reading

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Spam, Oh how I hate thee

Today when I logged into my blog I was greeted by a lovely little dialog saying that I currently had 43 new spam comments. This is after not logging in for a weekend. They where all simple two to three … Continue reading

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It’s been a long time coming…

I’ve been hit by the first of many to come spamming runs. I was greeted by 4 spam comments this afternoon, quite vulgar and graphic, that had been caught by Askimet spam filter (thanks to WordPress for including this spam … Continue reading

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Myspace fighting back

Even if my distaste for Myspace is so great that I’ve blocked all access to it at my house I have to admit they doing something good. Zdnet has the rest of the details here. Basically after a phishing scheme … Continue reading

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