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Synonyms for junk e-mail

unwanted e-mail (usually of a commercial nature sent out in bulk)


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How to Stop E-Mail Spam, Spyware, Malware, Computer Viruses, and Hackers from Ruining Your Computer or Network will appeal not just to computer collections but is a useful acquisition for any general library.
Ipswitch said the reduction in e-mail spam would be welcomed by UK businesses, but confirmed the result indicates that spammers are moving increasingly to target areas such as blogging and instant messaging.
The spam e-mails are delivered with subject lines including '140 died', '140 US marines kiiIled' and '14 US Marines Killed in Iraq Bombbing' and according to Sophos, the deliberate misspellings in the headings represent an attempt by the hackers to avoid e-mail spam filters.
The company claims to be able to reduce e-mail spam by 70% for internet users that use its service.
MACHIAS, Maine -- Down East Community Hospital, a health care organization serving the residents of two northeastern Maine counties, today reported it has successfully stemmed the inflow of e-mail spam, using the Interceptor[TM] email security appliance from Espion International (Pink Sheets: EPLJ).
US ISP EarthLink has announced that it has plans to deploy a system that it claims will eliminate e-mail spam.
which operates three full service offices in Natchez, two in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and one in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, today reported it has virtually halted the inflow of e-mail spam, using the Interceptor[TM] e-mail security appliance from Espion International (Pink Sheets: EPLJ).
The law is currently powerless to prevent unsolicited text or e-mail spam emanating from outside the EU and, according to Wedlake Bell, it is crucial both to the mobile telecomms industry and their customers that the safeguards in place are adequate.
That's because the majority of e-mail spam advertising cheap drugs comes from suspect operations that don't require prescriptions.
My job is to protect the students and block everything from e-mail spam to inappropriate websites that the students should not be exposed to.
Last year, state lawmakers passed new restrictions on junk faxes, e-mail spam and unsolicited pages to personal pagers, thus curbing an ever-increasing annoyance.
com) offers a full line of security products and services, including vulnerability assessment and protection, e-mail spam and virus protection, government regulatory compliance, database management and protection, and managed security services.
While I share Oren Etzioni's opinion of e-mail spam, his idea for stopping it won't work for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that most spammers do not use their real e-mail address.
The FTC's charges are aimed at trying to stop unsolicited commercial e-mail spam and in this case the government is attempting to stop the entrepreneur from being able to stop the false claims, as well as asking for substantiation of claims and a US$10,000 performance bond before unsolicited material can be sent in the future.
developers of the Do Not Intrude Registry(TM) solution to eliminate unsolicited e-mail spam, responded today to the latest attempts from a renegade spammer who is trying to stop Internet users from opting out of receiving his spam.