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Words related to Spam

a canned meat made largely from pork

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

send unwanted or junk e-mail

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Jim Hirsch, associate superintendent for technology services in the Plano ISD in Texas, says, "We are blocking more than 60,000 spam messages per week and trying to filter as many as we can without stopping legitimate e-mails from being delivered.
In 2003, AOL reported that it blocked nearly 500 billion spam messages--an average of 1.
We do not currently make the dollar cost of (protecting against) spam available to the public .
Spam now has far more in common with viruses and other malicious attacks than it does with any other Net phenomenon.
Not only has spam spread faster than most people anticipated, it hasn't leveled off as many expected it would by this time, said Adam Bosnian, general manager of Burlington, Mass.
Spam: The Silent ROI Killer," a report by independent firm Nucleus Research, found that spam costs businesses $874 per employee annually.
While much of the attention last year was on the growth in volume of image spam, we are noticing an increase in the sophistication of image spam techniques," said Stephen Pao, vice president of product management for Barracuda Networks.
Connection filtering detects many of the methods that spammers use to avoid being traced and also includes mechanisms for blocking spam that comes from known spam senders.
Hagman, who tries to raise the sophistication level of the much-maligned meat, has whipped up other dishes such as Chinese chicken salad with Spam and chicken.
We look forward to enhancing its image and exciting consumers to encourage their connection with the American staple that is SPAM.
When Source Authentication is adopted as an industry standard, spam will end forever.
So Hagman came up with a recipe that calls for stuffing snail shells with a Spam mixture of butter, shallots and bread crumbs.
a leading managed services provider of easy-to-use email and Web defense solutions for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), today issued its 2006 year-end threat summary, reporting that spam rates reached a historic high in December, averaging 88.
the leading provider of enterprise-class application security appliances, today announced that the Barracuda Spam Firewall protects its customers against a potentially harmful vulnerability found in Adobe Reader.
Spam level soared 30% in 2006 compared with one year ago, due to extensive use of zombies