RETAIL SECURITY: Spam Fight
- Is spam a threat and how can I block it? // Computer Weekly;9/16/2003, p62
Spam is the biggest consumer of unnecessary bandwidth on the Internet. There is a risk that users receiving huge amounts of unsolicited e-mail may become even more complacent than they are at the moment. Social engineers thrive on end-user complacency and worm outbreaks such as "I Love You" and...
- Squash the Creepy Web Crawlers. Pelletier, Sue // Insurance Conference Planner;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p26
Presents suggestions from Corbin Ball of Corbin Ball Associates on protecting personal computers and e-mail. Tips on dealing with spam; Information on how spammers send spams to several e-mail adresses; Computer viruses that affect computers.
- E-mail Authentication Aims to Kill Spam. Emerson, Jim // Direct;9/15/2004, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p38
Discuses the compliance of several e-mail security service companies with the Sender ID e-mail authentification specifications of Microsoft Corp. as of September 2004. Functions of Sender ID; Factors needed to solve the epidemic of unsolicited electronic mail messages.
- CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE. Neuborne, Ellen // Inc.;Aug2003, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p37
Reports that several legitimate e-mail marketing messages have been blocked by anti-spam filters in the U.S., as of 2003. Percentage of legitimate, permission-based e-mail which have been blocked by spam filters; Impact of the block on small companies which rely on e-mail marketing; Decision of...
- Make spammers pay. Allman, Eric // eWeek;11/10/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 45, p55
The article discusses Internet security and the threat of spam. Even e-mail marketers agree that it could make the e-mail medium effectively useless. The main problem with spam is economic: sending a message is nearly free, but receiving it costs money in the form of network bandwidth, disk...
- Spam Patterns in 2006 and Predictions for '07. Margolis, Daniel // Certification Magazine;May2007, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p8
The article provides an overview of the results of an annual intelligence report on spam activity in the U.S. in 2006, released by MessageLabs. According to the author, the report revealed that the average spam level for the year accounted to 86.2 percent of electronic mail, or e-mail traffic....
- Sender Policy Framework. // Network Dictionary;2007, p431
A definition of the term "Sender Policy Framework" (SPF) is presented. It refers to an anti-spam approach in which the Internet domain of an e-mail sender can be authenticated for that sender, thereby, discouraging spam mailers from practicing e-mail spoofing. SPF and other anti-spoofing...
- The Spam Stops Here. D.J. // Working Mother;May2000, p30
Answers queries about spam. How to keep email inbox junk free; Ending unsolicited email messages.
- Spam 102. Oriez, Charles // Information Executive;Jan2000, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p3
Presents tactics on how to prevent customers from spamming electronic mail messages. Responsibility of the internet service providers; Basics of complaining about spam; The spam fighting tools.