Posts under Spam tag.

email harvesting

Email Harvesting – Methods and Prevention

Email Harvesting makes use of Harvesting Bots to obtain email IDs en masse from online sources – although offline sources are also made use of. This post looks at Email Harvesting and Email Scraping, methods used by spammers to obtain […]

How to control Whatsapp Spam

Whatsapp is a popular texting app available for almost all platforms of mobile devices. It has literally killed Short Message Services (the SMS) as the features that come with Whatsapp, allow you to pick up a cool background, backup the […]

spambots

What are Spambots? How to deal with them?

This post will tell you what are Spambots and how you can  deal with them. In a line, Spambots are responsible for all that junk in your mail! Read on to find out what they are, how they work and […]

SpamFighter Free blocks Spam From Your Inbox

Users using Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail or Thunderbird might be well aware of spam – Junk Emails of commercial nature. It’s something that has become a constant menace for the computer users. If you would like to get […]

How to Block Junk, Spam and Unwanted mail in Outlook.com

Many email service providers gift their users daily with unwanted emails which are at best, annoying and at worst, malicious! Most of these unwanted emails are from advertising companies, which either promises to make us rich quickly or offer us […]

Hotmail’s war on Graymail – Filters out over 100 million email

We have already seen Hotmail’s new features to fight graymail introduced a couple of months back. We have also seen how Microsoft has been improving its filtering technology, with great success in fighting Graymail.  The Sweep and Schedule Cleanup tools, my favorite one’s are best way to […]