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Stopping Spam - A Useful Analogy To Understand How Email Works

I heard it dozens of times each day “I don't really know computers" or “I'm not good with computers" or “I don't speak computer", and every time it was the signal for me to step out .
(March 06, 2007)
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Stop Spam - What Does a Bayesian Filter Do?

Those who use webmails such as Yahoo, Gmail and hotmail will have noticed a spam message folder. This is the folder where messages the email provider suspects as spam are sent, stored for a month or ..
(May 13, 2007)
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Stop Spam - A Simple Trick To Get The Most Out Of Your ..

If you sat a person infront of a computer, and asked them to remove all the spam messages in someone's inbox, you would expect them to achieve close to 100% accuracy. This implies that there is ..
(May 14, 2007)
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What Is Spam, Where Does It Come From And Why

Spam is a nickname applied to unsolicited mail, usually of a corporate nature. It gets it's name from a famous Monty Python sketch in which the word spam is used more than all others words combined. ..
(January 05, 2007)
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Stop Spam By Understanding How They Get Your Address In The ..

I work in an internet cafe and I remember the specific moment that spam went from a mild inconvenience to something I hated with a passion. An elderly woman came in having been encouraged by her ..
(January 05, 2007)
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Stop Spam By Removing The Gain For The Spammer

In 2004 Bill Gates was quoted as saying spam would be a thing of the past within 2 years. It's now 2007 and estimates put the total amount of spam at about 90% of all email sent. When you think about .
(January 14, 2007)
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Don't Let Yourself Become A Spammer

What was that about? Three messages in a row from people I had never heard of asking me to stop spamming them amidst the usual pile of spam. I never sent any spam messages. Or did I? Unfortunately it .
(January 08, 2007)
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Stop Spam With A Bayesian Filter

One of the most effective ways to stop the spam emails from filling up your inbox is the use of some form of Bayesian filter. The term (pronounced Bays - ee - en) has become a popular method of ..
(January 22, 2007)
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Stop Spammers By Combining Your Weapons

Let me tell you how an invasion progresses. Usually one side is the aggressor. For a while they will have things their way as the defender realises they are under attack and works to rally their ..
(January 22, 2007)
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Stop-Spam - The Buffer Address Approach

Spam. It's a plague, it's a nuisance and it irritates us all. But what are you actually doing to stop it. In the past I have discussed the complicated operation of Bayesian filters, the pro's and ..
(January 22, 2007)
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How To Stop Spam In Other Online Mediums

Spam isn't exclusive to email, it shows up in multiple areas. While this means it annoys us in many areas, it also means we can analyse multiple situations spam is used and find out what is effective .
(January 22, 2007)
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Hobbit Spam - A Symptom Of A Future Problem

In early July of 2006 there was a prominent stream of spam messages that simply quoted three random lines of the book ‘the hobbit', with a subject header of 6 random letters. The popular belief .
(January 23, 2007)
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SpawWasher - The Solution I Use

I have written a number of articles now about Spam, what it is, where it comes from and how you can combat it. These have generated a fair bit of interest and a good number of questions, and the most .
(February 19, 2007)
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Stop Spam - A Creative Solution

Some months ago I decided to get serious about stopping spam. I did an awful lot of research into spam, where it comes from, why it profits the spammer so much and the evolving methods of both ..
(March 04, 2007)
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Can SPAM? Can't Spam? Exactly What Does And Doesn't The US ..

In 2003 we saw the introduction of the CAN-SPAM act which, regretably is a step in the wrong direction by the US government. This article provides my own personal opinion of why. Firstly, let's look .
(March 05, 2007)
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Jeremy Jaynes - Portrait Of A Spammer

Have you ever wondered just what sort of person sends spam? What type of person can nonchalantly annoy thousands of people every day and what is the gain for them? One of the biggest problems with ..
(March 04, 2007)
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Why Isn't Spam A Problem For Regular Mail

Spam is a word with so many negative connotations, almost entirely attached to the online world. Yet today I saw something different that surprised me. As I run my own business in the real world(old ..
(March 06, 2007)
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Stopping Spam - Another Reason For Stopping Spam

The online world is getting larger, and as the demand grows, so do the demands on the infrastructure. People want more, they want it faster and they want it now! So how's your internet connection ..
(March 06, 2007)
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The SPAMHAUS Efforts To Stop Spam

Spam is an international problem, and it seems plain that a solution will have to be an international solution. The organisation known as SPAMHAUS monitor spammers, publish information on them and ..
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Stop Spam - 3 Filters I Use In Outlook

Controlling my own domain names puts me in an interesting position. All the spam coming into these domain names becomes my personal responsibility, and I learned early on that the default cpanel spam .
(March 09, 2007)
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How To Set Up An Outlook Express Filter

When I began my anti spam crusade, I had assumed that most people online could competently do things such as set up a spam filter in Microsoft Outlook or Outlook Express. It turns out this is not so, .
(March 09, 2007)
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4 Quick Tips To Stop Spam Robots Getting Your Email While ..

One of the most important things for a website which hopes to provide good quality support is to be readily contactable and the best way of doing this has been to provide a support email address. ..
(March 26, 2007)
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Should I Use A Free Spam Blocker?

With over 70 billion spams floating around the internet every day, and Symantec reporting that spam continues to be on the rise, it is now more important than ever to guard your email address against .
(March 11, 2007)
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Don't Become A Spam Zombie!

When I received my first spam message I assumed it was a mistake. Someone had sent the email to me when they meant to send it to someone who's address was similar. A typo? As spam became more ..
(March 11, 2007)
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World Of Warcraft Guide To Modes Of Play

When you start out on a new server with World of Warcraft there are a few decisions to make. Most notable is the Player versus Player setting and the Roleplay setting. Look carefully at the server ..
(March 10, 2007)
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